Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 6 - Covalent Bonding - Conceptual Exercise 6.4 - Alkenes - Page 254: a


Molecular Formula: $C_{5}H_{10}$ Structural Formula: $CH_{3}-CH_{2}-CH=CH-CH_{3}$

Work Step by Step

A molecular formula is used to show how many of each atom is present in a given molecule. Contrarily, structural formulas are used with more complicated molecules to show how the atoms in the molecule are bonded together.
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