organic chemistry

Classification of Chemical Compounds – Class 12 Chemistry Organic Compounds Lecture

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How do you classify chemical compounds on the basis of source?

Classification of Chemical compounds:

There are two main classes of Chemical compounds.

1.Organic compounds

2.Inorganic compounds

They are classified on the basis of source from which they were derived.

Organic compounds:

The compounds which were of plant or animal origin are known as organic compounds.

Examples:

1.Acetic acid (from vinegar)

2.Alcohol (from wine)

Inorganic compounds:

The compounds which were of mineral origin are known as Inorganic compounds.

Examples:

1.Table salt

2.Marble

3.Carbon dioxide

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