Alkenes

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  • Alkenes
  • Same general formula
    • Alkenes
    • CnH2n
  • Unsaturated
    • Contains double carbon bonds
      • Unsaturated
      • Turns bromine water colourless
        • Produced in cracking
          • Long chain alkanes ---> short chain alkenes
        • Examples
          • Ethene
          • Butene
          • Propene
        • Propene
        • Butene
        • End in suffix "-ene"
          • Used as monomers
            • Polymerisation is production of polymers

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