Q. 33 A4.0( 4 Votes )
Define a homologues
A series of organic compounds in which hydrogen in a carbon chain is replaced by the same functional group, is called homologous series. Any two adjacent homologues differ by (-CH2) in their molecular formulae.
Ethyl alcohol (C2H5OH) is a successive homologous of methyl alcohol (CH3OH). The IUPAC name of ethyl alcohol is ethanol.
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