Organic Chemistry Nomenclature For Alkanes

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Organic Chemistry Nomenclature For Alkanes - Quiz

The Organic chemistry Nomenclature For Alkanes is a quiz on the naming criteria of the alkanes or rather paraffin. Alkanes are saturated hydrocarbons meaning, they have extra hydrogen units. Find out more below and all the best.


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    C6H14

    Explanation
    Hexane is a hydrocarbon compound with the chemical formula C6H14. It belongs to the alkane group and is composed of six carbon atoms and fourteen hydrogen atoms. Hexane is a colorless liquid with a strong odor and is commonly used as a solvent in various industrial processes. It is also found naturally in petroleum and is used as a fuel component. Therefore, the given answer "hexane" accurately represents the chemical formula C6H14.

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    C7H16

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    Heptane is a hydrocarbon with the molecular formula C7H16. It is an alkane with seven carbon atoms and sixteen hydrogen atoms. The name "heptane" is derived from the Greek word "hepta," meaning seven, indicating the seven carbon atoms in the molecule. It is a colorless, odorless liquid that is commonly used as a solvent in laboratories and as a fuel component.

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    C8H18

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    Octane is a chemical compound with the molecular formula C8H18. It is an alkane, which means it consists of only carbon and hydrogen atoms. Octane is a colorless liquid that is commonly used as a fuel in gasoline. It is known for its ability to resist knocking in internal combustion engines, making it ideal for use in automobiles. Octane is also used as a solvent and as a component in the production of various chemicals.

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    C9H20

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    The given chemical formula C9H20 corresponds to a hydrocarbon compound called nonane. Nonane is an alkane with nine carbon atoms and twenty hydrogen atoms. It is a colorless liquid with a strong odor and is commonly used as a solvent.

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    C10H22

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    The given chemical formula C10H22 represents a hydrocarbon compound with 10 carbon atoms and 22 hydrogen atoms, which is known as decane. Decane is an alkane and belongs to the family of straight-chain hydrocarbons. It is a colorless liquid with a strong odor, commonly used as a solvent and fuel.

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