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i dont realy understand the difference for alkanes and alkenes HELP NEEDED!!!!! x
Alkanes are saturated hydrocarbons (they do not have any double bonds and all the carbond bonds are attched to hydrogen atoms). The have the formula CnH2n+2 where n is a whole number.
Alkenes are unsaturated hydrocarbons (they have one carbon double bond where two carbons are bonded together). They have the formula CnH2n where n is a whole number.
Have look at this as it explains alkanes and alkene very well with diagrams
(alkenes is on the next page)
Its says it is for OCR but I did AQA and it helped!
Hope that helps! :)
thankyou so much this realy helped :) goodluck with your exams!!!!!
Thanks Good Luck to you tooo!