Chemistry - Alkanes

Alkanes contain only s___,c___ bonds (as they are non-metals)
single, covalent bonds
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This means they are s___ hydrocarbons
saturated
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They form a 'family' (homologous series - group of similar things) of c___
compounds
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memebers of a homologous series have several features in common. True?
yes, true. They share similar physical and chemical properties.
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For every one carbon increased in the series, the hydrogen is increased by _
2 (Cn + H(2n +2)
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Meaning the molecular formula of neighboring compounds differs by __
CH2 (pattern in formula)
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As they get bigger, the boiling point ___
increases
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alkane/alkenes + oxygen will always produce ___ and ___ because they burn easily
carbon dioxide and water
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both alkenes and alkanes are flammable. true?
yes
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are alkenes/alkanes soluble in water?
no. none are soluble in water
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can they react with sodium?
no
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Card 2

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This means they are s___ hydrocarbons

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saturated

Card 3

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They form a 'family' (homologous series - group of similar things) of c___

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Card 4

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memebers of a homologous series have several features in common. True?

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Card 5

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For every one carbon increased in the series, the hydrogen is increased by _

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