Problem: A compound with the formula C5H8 can be either an alkene or an alkyne.a. Trueb. False 

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Alkyne has a general formula of CnH2n−2 where alkene is CnH2n. C5H8 appears to be an alkyne following 

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A compound with the formula C5H8 can be either an alkene or an alkyne.

a. True

b. False 

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