organic chemistry o level
organic chemistry o level

Organic chemistry is the subject which involves the properties, structure, reactions, and preparation of carbon-containing compounds.

These compounds can be hydrocarbons and other compounds containing elements such as nitrogen, hydrogen, halogens, sulfur, silicon and oxygen.

However, carbon dioxide (CO2), carbon monoxide (CO) and calcium carbonate (CaCO3) are some compounds containing carbon but they are not classified as organic compounds.

This is because organic molecules do not only include carbon. They contain hydrocarbons or carbon bonded to hydrogen.

Organic chemistry has massive applications such as this study is used in pharmaceuticals, petrochemicals, explosives, food, paints, and cosmetics as well.

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