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Homologous Series Functional Group prefix/suffix Example
Alkanes C-C -ane Butane
Alkenes -ene Propene
Alcohols -ol

hydroxy-

Propan-1-ol
Halogenoalkanes chloro-

bromo-

iodo-

1-chloropropane
Aldehydes -al

formyl-

Ethanal
Ketones -one

oxo-

Propanone
Carboxylic Acids -oic acid Ethanoic acid
Esters -yl -oate Methylethanoate

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