Draw the structures for the following compounds.
(i) Ethanoic acid (ii) Bromopentane*
(iii) Butanone (iv) Hexanal.
Are structural isomers possible for bromopentane?
(iii) 1, Hexyne
(i) Tetravalency: Since carbon has a valency of four, it is capable of bonding with four other atoms of carbon or atoms of some other mono-valent element.
(ii) Catenation: Carbon has the unique ability to form bonds with other atoms or carbon giving rise to large molecules. This property is called catenation.