Alkanes

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What does structural formula mean?
A shortened down version of the structural formula (eg. CH3CH2CH2CH2CH3)
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What are isomers?
The same molecular formula but with a different arrangement of atoms
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What is the displayed formula?
A formula that displays every atom and every bond
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What is the general formula for the alkanes?
CnH2n+2
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What is the molecular formula?
The formula that shows the number of atoms of each element
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