. What is meant by homologous series of carbon compounds
Classify the following carbon compounds into two homologous series and name them.
C3H4 C3H6 C4H6 C4H8 C5H8 C5H10
Ans. A homologous series is a group of organic compounds having similar structure and similar chemical properties in which the successive compounds differ by CH2 group.
General formula CNH2N CNH2N-2
C3H6,Propane C3H4, Propyne
C4H8, Butene C4H6, Butyne
C5H10, Pentene C5H8, Pentyne