Assignment: Organic Chemistry Practice

  1. Write the chemical formula, and Lewis structure for each of the following hydrocarbons:

(a) pentane

(b) 3-ethylhexane

(c) cis-4-hepten-1-ol

(d) 4-methyl-1-hexene

(e) 2-heptyne

(f) 3,4-dimethyl-1-octyne

  1. Describe the difference between a saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbon. What would the hybridization be at the crucial carbons in each kind of molecule?
  2. Write a condensed structural formula, such as CH3CH3, and describe the molecular geometry at each carbon atom.

(a) propene

(b) 1-butanol

(c) ethyl propyl ether

(d) cis-4-bromo-2-heptene

(e) 2,2,3-trimethylhexane

(f) formaldehyde

  1. Write out the resonance structures for the acetate ion.
  2. Complete the activity linked here ( doing structure matching to formulas. Come back and type the letter answers in the order they appeared (Left to right).
  3. Complete the activity linked here. ( This activity challenges your ability to recognize organic figures that might be the same. Write something here certifying that you completed this learning activity.