Alkanes, Alkenes and Alcohols

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Alkanes

  • Alkanes are a family of hydrocarbons, Meaning that they are made out of Hydrogen and Carbon.
  • The alkane family contains molecules that look similar, but in fact have different length chains of carbon atoms.

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  • Alkanes burn to give out Carbon Dioxide and Water in the presence of oxygen.

 Alkane + Oxygen -> Carbon Dioxide +

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