Organic Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305080483
ISBN 13: 978-1-30508-048-5

Chapter 4 - Organic Compounds: Cycloalkanes and Their Stereochemistry - Exercises - Page 114b: 27

Answer

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Work Step by Step

The formula is C5H10 and it is evident that there are twice as many hydrogens as carbon. This means that it can either be a cyclohexane or an alkane. Since we are only allowed single bonds, then it is a cyclic compound.
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