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Intros
Lessons
  1. Haloalkanes: Introduction
  2. What is a haloalkane?
  3. Properties of haloalkanes.
  4. Types of haloalkanes
  5. Reactions of haloalkanes
  6. Naming haloalkanes (IUPAC organic nomenclature)
  7. Haloalkanes and CFCs.
  8. Reactions of haloalkanes.
  9. Naming haloalkanes (IUPAC organic nomenclature)
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Examples
Lessons
  1. Compare and explain the properties of the haloalkanes compared to alkanes and alcohols.
    1. Explain why methane's (CH4) boiling point is around -160°C, while dichloromethane's (CH2Cl2) boiling point is around 40°C. Use ideas about intermolecular forces.
    2. Explain why dichloromethane (CH2Cl2) is not soluble in water but methanol is soluble in water. Use ideas about intermolecular forces.
  2. Apply the rules of IUPAC organic nomenclature to draw structural and skeletal formula.
    Draw the structures of the following molecules given by their IUPAC names.
    1. 3-bromo-3-ethyl-2-iodopentane
    2. 1,3-difluoro-3-methylhexane
    3. 3,4-dibromobut-1-ene
  3. Apply knowledge of IUPAC organic nomenclature to identify and correct systematic naming.
    There are mistakes in the IUPAC systematic names of the chemicals below. Identify and correct the mistakes and give the true IUPAC name of the compounds.
    1. 1-chloro-2,2-dibromopropane
    2. 2-bromo-3-chloromethylpropane
    3. 2-methyl-2-iodobutane