Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

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Chapter 2 - Structure and Properties of Organic Molecules - Study Problems: 2-24 b

Answer

Defination: Hydrocarbons containing one or more C=C double bonds. Example: Propene $C_3H_6$

Work Step by Step

An alkene is an unsaturated hydrocarbon that contains at least one double bond between two carbons. The general formula is $C_nH_{2n}$. Alkenes have two fewer hydrogen atoms than the corresponding alkane. Example: Propene $C_3H_6$
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