Nomenclature of Carbon Compounds Containing Functional Groups We have millions of organic compounds. As number of organic compound is very big it is difficult to remember their names individually.To overcome this problem they have to be properly named. For this, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) had been formed, and one of its responsibilities is to … [Read more...] about Nomenclature of Carbon Compounds Containing Functional Groups
What are carbon compounds?Carbon compounds are compounds which contain the element carbon. These compounds contain carbon and hydrogen only or carbon and hydrogen in combination with a few other elements such as oxygen, sulphur, nitrogen, halogens and phosphorus.Organic compoundsCarbon compounds can be classified into two groups: (a) Organic compounds (b) … [Read more...] about What are carbon compounds?