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Organic Chemistry Alkanes and alkenes
Alkane Formula
Alkene Formula C
n

C
n

-Saturated: have as many bonds with hydrogen as possible (alkanes), so they are quite
unreactive apart from when they combust (react with oxygen) -The less carbons, the
lower the boiling point as less energy is needed to…

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formula
Ethene C
2

H
4

Ethane C
2

H
6

Propane C
3

H
8

Butane C
4

H
10

Fraction Use
Refinery gases Heating and cooking
Gasoline Car fuel
Kerosene Jet fuel
Diesel Fuel in diesel engines
Fuel oil Ships boilers and industrial
heating
Bitumen Making roads
Naptha…

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Organic Chemistry Alkanes and alkenes
Alkane Formula
Alkene Formula C
n

C
n

-Saturated: have as many bonds with hydrogen as possible (alkanes), so they are quite
unreactive apart from when they combust (react with oxygen) -The less carbons, the
lower the boiling point as less energy is needed to…

Page 3

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formula
Ethene C
2

H
4

Ethane C
2

H
6

Propane C
3

H
8

Butane C
4

H
10

Fraction Use
Refinery gases Heating and cooking
Gasoline Car fuel
Kerosene Jet fuel
Diesel Fuel in diesel engines
Fuel oil Ships boilers and industrial
heating
Bitumen Making roads
Naptha…

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