An alkene is an organic compound that contains what type of bond?

1 Answer
Aug 13, 2017

Double bond


Alkenes are an organic functional group that contain double bonds between two carbon atoms. Alkenes give the organic molecules one degree of saturation. The general formula for an alkene is #C_nH_(2n)# compared to a fully saturated alkane (#C_nH_(2n+2)#).