(a) The list below shows the formulae of some organic compounds. Use it to answer the questions that follow.
(i) Select two compounds whichI are not hydrocarbons II Belong to the same homologous series
(ii) Identify the compound that is likely to undergo polymerization. Give a reason for your answer.
a. The structures below represents two cleansing agents:
R – COO- Na+
R – OSO3- Na+
In the table below, give one advantage and one disadvantage of using each one of them
b. Under certain, ethanoic acid ( C2H4O2) and ethanol (C2H5OH) react to form a sweet smelling compound.
(i) What is the general name of compound to which the sweet smelling compound belong?
(ii) Write the formula of the sweet smelling compound
(iii) Give one use of ethanoic acid other the formation of the sweet smelling compounds
(iv) Write the equation for the reaction dilute ethanoic acid and solid potassium carbonate
c. Fibres are either synthetic or natural. Give one:
(i) Example of a natural fibre
(ii) Advantage of synthetic fibres have over natural fibres
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