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10.1.9 &10.1.10 Up to 6 carbon atoms:alcohol,aldehyde,ketone,carboxylic acid,halide IB Chemistry SL

10.1.9 and 10.1.10 Compounds containing up to six carbon atoms with one of the following functional groups: alcohol, aldehyde, ketone, carboxylic acid and halide. These follow a pattern similar to naming branched alkanes -- common mistakes include:a) counting from the wrong end of the molecule and NOT getting the smallest numbers in the nameb) forgetting hydrogensc) confusing aldehydes (CHO) which are at the end of the molecules with ketones (CCOC) which are never at the end.d) confusing aldehydes (CHO) with alcohols (COH)e) Having carbon atoms with more or less than 4 bonds.
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