How many carbon has the simplest cycloalkane?

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Mar 4, 2017

Answer:

The smallest ring we can make is three-membered..........

Explanation:

And thus the smallest cycloalkane is #"cyclopropane"#, #C_3H_6#. The ring junction introduces a so-called #"degree of unsaturation"#. #"Cyclopropane"# has 2 hydrogens LESS than fully saturated #"propane"#, #C_3H_8#.