Making crude oil useful - Tips and Tricks

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How to remember the names of hydrocarbons:

The first four hydrocarbons, dont follow the pattern therfore you just have to remember them, and these are:

  • Methane - 1 carbon atom, 4 hydrogen atoms
  • Ethane - 2 carbon atoms, 6 hydrogen atoms / Ethene - 2 carbon atoms, 4 hydrogen atoms
  • Propane - 3 carbon atoms, 8 hydrogen atoms / Propene - 3 carbon atoms, 6 hydrogen atoms
  • Butane - 4 carbon atoms, 10 hydrogen atoms / Butene - 4 carbon atoms, 8 hydrogen atoms

Remember: There is no such thing as methene. This is…

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