The Art of Writing Short Stories Read Here

What are saturated hydrocarbons

What are saturated hydrocarbons?

Answer: The hydrocarbons in which valency of carbon is satisfied by a single covalent bond are called saturated hydrocarbons. Alkanes like methane (CH4), ethane(C2H6), propane(C3H8) etc. are examples of saturated hydrocarbons. Saturated hydrocarbons will generally give a clean flame.
You may also like :