Problem: An acyclic alkane has 20 hydrogen atoms. How many carbon atoms are present in this molecule? (A molecule is acyclic if its structure contains no rings.)   A. 6                       B. 7                      C. 8                          D. 9                       E. 10 F. 11                     G. 12                    H. 13                         I. 14                     J. None of these

🤓 Based on our data, we think this question is relevant for Professor Van Dorn's class at ARIZONA.

FREE Expert Solution
Problem Details

An acyclic alkane has 20 hydrogen atoms. How many carbon atoms are present in this molecule? (A molecule is acyclic if its structure contains no rings.)

A. 6                       B. 7                      C. 8                          D. 9                       E. 10

F. 11                     G. 12                    H. 13                         I. 14                     J. None of these

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Degrees of Unsaturation concept. You can view video lessons to learn Degrees of Unsaturation. Or if you need more Degrees of Unsaturation practice, you can also practice Degrees of Unsaturation practice problems.

What is the difficulty of this problem?

Our tutors rated the difficulty ofAn acyclic alkane has 20 hydrogen atoms. How many carbon ato...as high difficulty.

How long does this problem take to solve?

Our expert Organic tutor, Chris took 2 minutes and 44 seconds to solve this problem. You can follow their steps in the video explanation above.

What professor is this problem relevant for?

Based on our data, we think this problem is relevant for Professor Van Dorn's class at ARIZONA.