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HA
T ED UNREACTIVE
DO VE
A FORM POLYMERS
T UR NS ­ E TO BROMINE
BY OPENING UP BO UBL
SA RBO E TH RE WATER ND E
THEIR DOUBLE S
CA AUS SPA
C BONDS
BE VE NO EFT
L
HA NDS
BO
THEY
BURN CLEANLY DECOLOURISE
PRODUCING WATER BROMINE
AND CARBON DIOXIDE WATER
ALKANES V ALKENES
EXAMPLES: TEND TO BURN WITH
METHANE - CH4 A SMOKY FLAME
PRODUCING SOOT
ETHANE - C2H6 HAVE (CARBON)
PROPANE - C3H8 SINGLE
BONDS UNSATURATED
BUTANE - C4H10 CARBONS BECAUSE
THE HAVE ONE
SPARE BOND LEFT
EXAMPLES:
ETHENE - C2H4
THEY WON'T FORM
PROPENE - C3H6
POLYMERS BECAUSE BUTENE - C4H8
THE HAVE NO SPARE
BONDS…read more

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