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4.1: Introduction

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12
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The following chapter explains what alcohols are and how they behave. The chapter also looks at the use of methanol in hand sanitizers. Students then learn extensively about alcohol in beverages, including the history, creation, and effects of alcohol.

By the End of This Chapter, You Will Have Learned…

  • The definition and basic properties of alcohols
  • Basic alcohol nomenclature
  • Why methanol is used in hand sanitizer
  • How boiling points and intermolecular forces are related
  • The effects of ethanol in beverages
  • The two theories to why ethanol has such an intoxicating effect on humans

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