Organic Compounds and Organic Chemistry
What are Organic Compounds?
Compounds of carbon with other elements are called Organic Compounds.
- Most organic compounds contain carbon and hydrogen , but they can also contain oxygen , nitrogen , halogens , and other elements.
Carbon Dioxide is an Organic compound because it contains carbon.
- Compounds that do not contain Carbon are called Inorganic Compounds .
What is Organic Chemistry
It is a branch of chemistry which deals with carbon and its compounds .
It includes the study of hydrocarbons like:
But it does not include the following:
- Oxides of Carbon
- Hydrogen Carbonate