Crude Oil

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What are the alkanes?
They are a major chemical in Crude Oil.
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What are hydrocarbons?
They are molecules containing hydrogen and carbon only.
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What are they key properties of all alkanes?
They are hydrocarbons, they are all saturated, and they all have the same general formula.
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What does the term saturated mean?
That the molecule contains single covalent bonds only.
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What is the general formula of the alkanes?
CnH2n+
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