# What is the condensed structural formula for the compound 3-hexene?

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May 21, 2015

The condensed structural formula for hex-3-ene is

The stem name *–hex-* tells us that we have a chain of six carbon atoms.

The *-ene* tells us that we have a *-3-* tells us that it is between C-3 and C-4.

Since there are no other substituents, we fill up the unused valences of

Single bonds are often omitted in condensed structural formulas, so another acceptable answer would be