Carbonyl -> Aldehydes and Ketones  [ENDORSED]

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Anne 2L
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Carbonyl -> Aldehydes and Ketones

Postby Anne 2L » Mon Mar 12, 2018 1:34 pm

I was wondering if aldehydes and ketones are a subgroup of carbonyl?
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Re: Carbonyl -> Aldehydes and Ketones

Postby Yutian Zhao -1J » Mon Mar 12, 2018 1:51 pm

yes, i believe so. Aldehydes is the one with C bonded to one or two H, and Ketones is the one with C bonded to two C. I think they share the structure "C=O" where two atoms can be bonded to the left of the C to make a total of four bonds around C. Hope it helps.

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Re: Carbonyl -> Aldehydes and Ketones  [ENDORSED]

Postby Chem_Mod » Mon Mar 12, 2018 1:52 pm

Aldehydes and keytones are both examples of carbonyl compounds because they both contain a C double-bonded to an O.

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Re: Carbonyl -> Aldehydes and Ketones

Postby Jessica Benitez 1K » Fri Mar 16, 2018 4:41 pm

The difference between them is that aldehydes are at the end as they have at least one hydrogen attached to them while ketones continue as they do not have a hydrogen attached rather two carbon chains.

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Re: Carbonyl -> Aldehydes and Ketones

Postby Leah Savage 2F » Fri Mar 16, 2018 4:49 pm

Are ketones only made up of C bound to O and two C groups? Could it be bound to a C group and something other than H?

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Re: Carbonyl -> Aldehydes and Ketones

Postby Jessica_Singh_1J » Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:15 pm

Leah Savage 2F wrote:Are ketones only made up of C bound to O and two C groups? Could it be bound to a C group and something other than H?

No, because then it would be an aldehyde. Aldehydes end the carbon chains and while ketones are located in the middle.


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