{ CHEM } OCR F322 2.1.2 Alkanes (hydrocarbons from crude oil)

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  • ALKANES
    • DEFINITIONS
      • radical
      • hydrocarbon
    • saturated
    • fractional distillation
    • SHAPE
      • tetrahedral
      • 109
      • pairs of electrons repel each other equally
    • BOILING POINT
      • CHAIN INCREASES
        • BP INCREASES
          • more points of contact
            • more van der waals
              • more energy to break
      • BRANCHES INCREASE
        • BP DECREASE
          • less points of contact
            • fewer van der waals
              • less energy to break

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