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Define a Homologous Series. Give the Name and Structural Formula of One Homologue of the Following: Ch3oh - Science

Define a homologous series. Give the name and structural formula of one homologue of the following:
CH3OH

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Solution

Homologous series: A series of organic compounds having similar structures and chemical properties and in which the successive compounds differ by -CH2 group is called a homologous series. A homologue of CH3OH will differ by the -CH2 group; therefore, methanol's successive homologue will be ethanol (C2H5OH).
The structural formula of ethanol is as follows:

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Lakhmir Singh Class 10 Chemistry (Science)
Chapter 4 Carbon And Its Compounds
Q 33.1 | Page 241
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