Flashcards in Hydrocarbons Deck (12):
Compounds containing only carbon and hydrogen atoms
3 types of hydrocarbons?
Alkanes, alkenes and alkynes
Hydrocarbons containing only single carbon-carbon bonds.
What is the suffix of alkanes, and its formula?
A hydrocarbon with only single C-C bonds (alkanes)
Hydrocarbons with unsingular (double etc) C-C bonds (alkenes, alkynes)
Hydrocarbons containing atleast one carbon-carbon bonds
What is the suffix of alkenes, and its formula?
Hydrocarbons containing atleast one triple carbon-carbon bond
What is the suffix of alkynes, and its formula?
Can hydrocarbons also have cyclic structures - like pentose sugars?