List out few General Characteristics of Organic Compounds

The general characteristics of Organic Compounds are:

  • Organic compounds include complex structures and high molecular weights.
  • These are soluble in organic solvents and mostly insoluble in water.
  • Mostly depend on only three elements: Carbon, Hydrogen and nitrogen.
  • These compounds are combustible in nature.
  • Most properties of the compounds are decided by the functional group attached to them.


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