What is the correct name for the compound #C_3H_8#?
This hydrocarbon is called propane
The Alkane Series of hydrocarbon has a general formula of
Prefixes used in naming hydrocarbons:
1 carbon atom=meth + ane = methane
2 carbon atoms=eth + ane= ethane
3 carbon atoms=prop+ane=propane
4carbon atoms=but + ane=butane