Fats and Oils
- Oils and fats belong to a group of organic compounds known as lipids.
- Oils and fats are natural occurring esters.
- Fats are found in animals.
- Oils are found in both animals and plants.
Structure of the Molecules
Differences between Oils and Fats
- Fats are solids at room temperature while oils are liquids at room temperature.
- The melting points of fats are higher than the melting points of oils.