Chemistry: Molecular Approach (4th Edition)

a) $CH_3CH_2CH_3$ b) propane c) $CH_3CH_2CH_2CH_2CH_2CH_2CH_2CH_3$ d) pentane
a) propane has 3 carbon atoms and 8 hydrogen atoms. Its formula is $CH_3CH_2CH_3$ b) 3 carbon atoms in the alkane. So, its name is propane c) octane has 8 carbon atoms and 18 hydrogen atoms. Its formula is $CH_3CH_2CH_2CH_2CH_2CH_2CH_2CH_3$ d) 5 carbon atoms in the alkane. So, its name is pentane