To support your work, use your course and text readings and also use outside sources. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.
Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between two or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Complete your participation for this assignment by the end of the week.
Discussion Question 1
Using the South University Online Library or the Internet, research organic chemistry and its differences from other branches of chemistry, such as inorganic or physical chemistry. Based on your research, respond to the following:
What are the differences between alkanes, alkenes and alkynes?
What are the differences between cis- and trans-isomers of alkenes?
How are cis-trans isomers used for night vision?
Discussion Question 2
Using the South University Online Library or the Internet, research haloalkanes. Based on your research, respond to the following:
What is a haloalkane? Identify one of them.
How does the haloalkane you identified function as an anesthetic? Describe in detail.