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

1 Answer
Jul 2, 2018

Answer:

Is this not #"n-pentane"#, #C_5H_12#, where the #n# stands for #"normal"#?

Explanation:

#"n-pentane"# is a straight-chain saturated hydrocarbon ... it has a normal boiling point of #36.1# #""^@C#, and is very combustible...

#C_5H_12(l) + 8O_2(g) rarr 5CO_2(g) +6H_2O+Delta#...