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Posted by on Friday, February 26, 2010 at 3:56pm.

I have to list 5 different organic compounds; list different types for each; name; structure; properties; and uses. I am a bit confused as to what an organic compound actually is. I know it must contain a carbon, but would vegetables or household foods be considered organic compounds? Thank you.

  • 9th grade SCIENCE - , Friday, February 26, 2010 at 5:12pm

    organic compounds:
    rubbing alcohol
    gasoline
    vegetable oil
    butter
    sucrose
    starch
    vitamins
    tartaric acid
    vinegar
    maltose
    corn syrup (dextrose)
    High Fructose corn syrup (fructose)
    honey (50:50 mix fructose:glucose)

  • 9th grade SCIENCE - , Saturday, October 8, 2011 at 12:05pm

    An organic comound is a macro moleucle, which are large molecules that contain carbon and hydrogen that are made by smalled units

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