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    Naming Hydrocarbons

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    NEED NAME FOR 1. H H H H
    H C C C C H
    H H
    2. H
    H C = C C H
    H

    3. H H H
    H H H CH3 H 4. H C C C H
    H C C C C C H H H
    H H H H H H C H
    H

    5. H CH3 H
    H C C C H
    H H H 6. H H H H H
    H C C C C C H
    H H

    7. H
    H C H
    H C H
    H H H H
    H C C C C C H
    H H H H
    H C H
    H C H
    H

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    NEED NAME FOR 1. H H H H
    H C C C C H
    H H

    This compound has four carbons and all single bonds. Single bonds mean it is an alkane so the name will end with "ane." The prefix for four is "but" so the name is "butane."

    2. H
    H C = C C H
    H

    This compound has three carbons and a triple bond. A compound with a triple bond is an alkyne, so the name will end with "yne." The ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution explains how to name a variety of hydrocarbons.

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