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Alkanes, Cracking and Alkenes

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Alkanes, Cracking and Alkenes Alkanes Saturated Hydrocarbon (A hydrocarbon compound is a compound made of hydrogen and carbon only.) 1) Methane - CH4 (Four single bonds between the carbon (C) ...read more.


Hexane - C6H14 7) Heptane - C7H16 8) Octane - C8H18 9) Nanane - C9H20 10) Decane - C10H22 Physical Properties C 1 - C 4 As the number of carbon atoms increase Gases the boiling and melting points also increase. ...read more.


Such as when Decane is cracked. Which gives us Octane (C8H18), which is saturated because it has four single bonds and Ethene (C2H4), which is unsaturated because it has a double bond (C = C). ...read more.

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