In this topic,Student should be able to :
a) Classify the organic compounds.
b) Explain the types of bond cleavage, homolytic and heterolytic.
c) Suggest how cracking can be used to obtain more useful alkanes and alkenes of lower masses.
d) Discuss the types of reagents; nucleophile, electrophile and free radicals.
e) Explain isomerism; structural and cis-trans.
f) Discuss the functional group and nomenclature of organic compounds with reference to IUPAC names of Alkanes, Alkenes, Alcohols, Haloalkanes and Carboxylic acids.