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Chapter 7 Outline

The Orbital Description of the Alkene double Bond

The pi bond in ethylene

Elements of Unsaturation

Degree of unsaturation

Nomenclature of Alkenes

Naming the alkenes

Nomenclature of Cis-Trans Isomers

                  ​    ​        ​Geometric isomers

                         ​    The E-Z system for naming alkenes

Alkene Synthesis

Elimination of Alkyl Halides