# What is the general formula for cycloalkanes?

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Oct 24, 2016

The general formula for a cycloalkane is

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On the other hand, the general formula of an alkane is

Chemists speak of degrees of unsaturation with respect to organic formulae. Alkanes are conceived to be saturated, and each 2 hydrogens less than the saturated formula corresponds to a so-called