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Write a structural formula and a condensed structural formula for each alkane.(a)

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Problem 38P

Problem 38P

Write a structural formula and a condensed structural formula for each alkane.

(a) methane

(b) pentane

(c) butane

(d) propane

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I. Organic Chemistry a. Study of carbon containing compounds i. Carbon: Group 4a, nonmetal, 4 bonds connected, covalent (share electrons) b. Properties of Org. Compounds i. Contain carbon ii. 4 covalent bonds attached to carbon iii. Can contain single, double, or triple bonds iv. Form nonpolar molecules typically v. Low melting point and boiling point vi. Flammable vii. Obtained from nature or synthesized viii. Many insoluble in water c. VSEPR (Chem 1201) d. Types of formulas i. Structural formula 1. Shows bonds ii. Con

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Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
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Author: Nivaldo J Tro
ISBN: 9780321910295

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