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Molecule of the Week

Ethanol

Skeletal formula of ethanol

Ethanol  (also called  ethyl alcohol grain alcohol drinking alcohol , or simply  alcohol ) is a chemical compound, a simple alcohol with the chemical formula  C 2 H 5 OH . Its formula can be also written as  CH 3 CH 2 OH  or  C 2 H 5 OH  (an ethyl group linked to a hydroxyl group), and is often abbreviated as  EtOH . Ethanol is a volatileflammable, colorless liquid with a slight characteristic odor. It is a psychoactive substance and is the principal type of alcohol found in alcoholic drinks. 

For more information on Ethanol:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethanol

 

 

   

 
 

Calendar/Schedule

Spring 2019

ACS Meeting/Gen Chem Review

 HC 2023 & 7-9PM

 

Gen Chem II Review I

Gen Chem II Review II

Gen Chem II Review III

Mon, Feb 11th

Mon, March 25th

Mon, April 29th

 

   
 
 

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