For the first 6 member in the series of Alkenes plot the Number of the hydrogen atom and on the other axis use this graph to derive the formula of the alkenes that has 10 carbon atoms?

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Jul 30, 2018



First 6 alkene members - Dr.K

Alkene: number of C vs number of H - Dr. K

From the graph, we can see that:

number of Carbons = 2 times number of Hydrogens

Therefore, for alkene with 10 carbons, it will have 2 x 10 = 20 hydrogens.

Its chemical formula will be #C_10H_20#.