Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

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ISBN 13: 978-0-13411-283-1

Chapter 21 - Exercises: 33

Answer

a) alkane b) alkene c) alkyne d) alkene

Work Step by Step

The general formula of hydrocarbons is : Alkane - $C_nH_{2n+2}$ Alkene - $C_nH_{2n}$ Alkyne - $C_nH_{2n-2}$ a) Fits in the formula of alkane (n = 5) b) Fits in the formula of alkene (n = 3) c) Fits in the formula of alkyne (n=7) d) Fits in the formula of alkene (n = 3)
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