What is organic and inorganic chemistry

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What is difference between organic and inorganic chemistry
 
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The names are a bit old
Organic chemicals were once part of a living organism
(for example oil is essentially fossilised plankton).
Inorganic chemicals were formed by geological processes in the Earth.

While that is perhaps the original root of the terms, the usage has slipped a bit over the decades.
Now organic chemicals tend to refer to any chemical that contains a chain of carbon atoms.
 
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In organic what are example of it does human body also organic chemistry,plant,etc
 
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Too many to mention...

The sugars and starches might be a good place to start any investigation you might make.
Many of the critical features of organic chemistry are demonstrated by this class of chemical.

Note starch molecules are chains of sugars molecules.
Try chewing a piece of bread for several minutes,
you should notice it starts to taste sweeter as the enzymes in your saliva start to break the starch chains into individual sugar links.
 
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Can you tell me experiment that i can do with sugar and learn from it
 
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A couple of problems

The first problem is:
what facilities do you have available (flasks, reagents, ...).

If you have excellent facilities,
the second problem is my fairly modest knowledge of chemistry.
 
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One of the obvious experiments is to burn the chemical.
The difficult part of the experiment though is to try to capture all the results of the burning
all the smoke, all the gas, all the ash.

You should then find that the smoke and any ash left behind will be mostly unburned carbon soot.
The gas should be carbon dioxide and water vapour.
If you cool down the gas you should find some water droplets form.

However Note, you would have to make sure that the air you burn the sugar in is very dry
otherwise is the water coming from the burnt sugar, or from the air used to burn it?
 
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You are probably best trying to join an organised learning establishment and seeking professional tuition.

The equipment required for anything more than the simplest experiments is rather specialised;
many of the reagents used in chemical analysis can be dangerous if misused;
many of the experiments involve heating dangerous chemicals;
many of the experiments produce toxic substances.

So I would not recommend a simple "do-it-yourself" approach.
 
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