Alcohols contain the hydroxyl functional group. A hydroxyl group is a hydrogen and an oxygen connected to a carbon atom. This video lesson includes a dramatic demonstration of the combustion of an alcohol.Duration: 9:58.
VIDEO CHECK QUESTIONS
12.8a What is the simplest of all alcohols?
12.8b What type of alcohol is found in alcoholic beverages?
12.8c What two chemicals are needed in order to there to be combustion?
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