# How many hydrogen atoms are represented in the formula #(CH_3)_2CH_2#?

##### 1 Answer

You have represented propane. There are 8 hydrogen atoms in this molecule.

#### Explanation:

How do you know there are 8 hydrogens? It is largely a matter of practice to look at a formula, and state it more simple terms.

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So you have got propane, what about butane,