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Could someone please help me answer the following questions;

1. What unique property of carbon is responsible for the large number of organic compounds?

2. Alkanes, alkene and alkynes are all insoluble in water whereas alcohols, aldehydes and ketones are. Explain

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    1 Could be the fact that carbon has 4 electrons in it's outer shell therefore bonds easily.

    2 Could be that the Oxygen in the last three bonds with water

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