Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 20 - Sections 20.1-20.14 - Exercises - Review Questions: 23

Answer

A functional group is a characteristic atom or group of atoms that is inserted into a hydrocarbon. Functional groups include alcohols, halogens, and carboxylic acids.

Work Step by Step

A functional group is a characteristic atom or group of atoms that is inserted into a hydrocarbon. Functional groups include alcohols, halogens, and carboxylic acids.
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