What is the IUPAC name for #CH_3-CH_2-CH_2-CH_2-CH_2-CH_3# ?

1 Answer
Sep 30, 2016

This is a structural formula of Hexane.


This compound consists of carbon and hydrogene, so it is a hydrocarbon, it has only single bonds between carbon atoms, so it is an alkane, finally there are 6 atoms of carbon in the molecule, so it is called hexane.