Which of the Following Elements is found in all Organic Compounds?
Carbon is found in all Organic Compounds. It’s an important to all organics compounds. Elemental carbon can take the form of the softest (graphite) or one of the substances (diamond). The word carbon comes from the Latin word carbon, meaning coal. Carbon is the fourth most abundant element in the universe after hydrogen, helium, and oxygen. While carbon forms many different compounds it is a relatively nonreactive element. About 20% of the weight of living organisms is carbon.
Fact about Carbon:
Atomic Number: 6
Atomic Weight: 12.011
Density: 2.2670 grams per cubic centimeter
Phase at Room Temperature: Solid
Melting Point: 6,422 degree F (3,550 degree C)
Boiling Point: 6,872 degree F (3,800 C)