# Chapter 18 - Organic Chemistry - Exercises - Questions - Page 682: 8

There are three main types of hydrocarbons: Alkanes have only single bonds, alkenes have a C-C double bond, and alkynes have a C-C triple bond. The generic formula for hydrocarbons: $C_{n}H_{(2n+2)}$

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There are three main types of hydrocarbons: Alkanes have only single bonds, alkenes have a C-C double bond, and alkynes have a C-C triple bond. The generic formula for hydrocarbons: $C_{n}H_{(2n+2)}$

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