Classification of organic compounds
The existing large number of organic compounds and ever-increasing number have made it necessary to classify them. They may be classified based on their structure or the functional group.
Based on the above classification let us classify the following compounds.
1. Classify the following compounds based on the structure
i) CH ≡ C– CH2–C ≡ CH
ii) CH3 – CH2 – CH2 - CH2– CH3
(i) Unsaturated open chain compound
(ii) saturated open chain compound
(iii) aromatic benzenoid compound
(iv) alicyclic compound