# How many double bond equivalents (degrees of unsaturation) are in 2,2,3,3-tetramethyl-4-octyne?

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Sep 26, 2015

#### Answer:

In other words, the molecule has 2 degrees of unsaturation.

#### Explanation:

The molecular formula of 2,2,3,3-tetramethyl-4-octyne is

The general formula for calculating the double bond equivalent (DBE) is:

where,

Therefore, in this case:

It is logic to find