Problem: Alkanes are compounds that contain only carbons and hydrogens single bonded to one another. They are sometimes referred to simply as “saturated” hydrocarbons. State the names of the first 10 alkanes. 

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Alkanes are compounds that contain only carbons and hydrogens single bonded to one another. They are sometimes referred to simply as “saturated” hydrocarbons. State the names of the first 10 alkanes.

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