Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 24 - The Chemistry of Life: Organic and Biological Chemistry - Exercises - Page 1085: 24.21b


$C_{4}H_{6}$ is not a saturated hydrocarbon.

Work Step by Step

$C_{4}H_{6}$ is an unsaturated hydrocarbon. It has two C=C bonds. Saturated hydrocarbons obey the general formula $C_{n}H_{2n}+2$, thus it should be $C_{4}H_{10}$.
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