Can it be a organic compound?

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Sep 22, 2017



Organic compounds contain the elements carbon and hydrogen, though the hydrogen atoms can be replaced by atoms of other elements. The structural formula given in the question represents a hydrocarbon because it is composed of only carbon and hydrogen. The chemical formula is #"C"_7"H"_15#. This molecule is derived from heptane #("C"_7"H"_16")#.