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Saturday, 30 May 2015

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.

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