Problem: How many carbons are in a molecule of hexane?What is the name of the alkane having five carbons?

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  • Alkanes are organic molecules that only contains single bonded Hs and Cs.
  • In alkane nomenclature, recall that the prefix of the base name will tell use the # of Cs present in the molecule. Alkanes can be named as numerical prefix + suffix “-ane”
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How many carbons are in a molecule of hexane?

What is the name of the alkane having five carbons?

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