How does a complete structural formula differ from a condensed?

1 Answer
Jun 6, 2018

Answer:

Is not the condensed structural formula shorter than the structural formula?

Explanation:

So take #"n-hexane"#, #C_6H_14#, VERSUS #H_3C-CH_2CH_2CH_2CH_2CH_3# versus #H_3C(CH_2)_4CH_3#.. Which is easier to write?