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May 17, 2014

Differences between aliphatic and aromatic compounds

Give five differences between aliphatic and aromatic compounds.

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Property Aliphatic compounds Aromatic compounds
Structure In aliphatic compounds the Carbon compounds are linked to each other in a straight chain manner. In aromatic compounds the Carbon compounds are linked to each other in ring structure manner with conjugated pi electrons.
Huckel’ rule (4n+2 rule) These compounds does not follow Huckel’s rule. These compounds follow Huckel’s rule.
Odour No pleasant odour Pleasant odour
Flame test They burns with non sooty flame. They burns with sooty flame.
Carbon to hydrogen ratio More Less
Example Ethane, propane, butane…etc Benzene, Napthalene…etc

Satyanarayana Prasad

Property Aliphatic compounds Aromatic compounds
Structure In aliphatic compounds the Carbon compounds are linked to each other in a straight chain manner. In aromatic compounds the Carbon compounds are linked to each other in ring structure manner with conjugated pi electrons.
Huckel’ rule (4n+2 rule) These compounds does not follow Huckel’s rule. These compounds follow Huckel’s rule.
Odour No pleasant odour Pleasant odour
Flame test They burns with non sooty flame. They burns with sooty flame.
Carbon to hydrogen ratio More Less
Example Ethane, propane, butane…etc Benzene, Napthalene…etc
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