CHAPTER 25

Hydrocarbons and Petroleum

Chapter Highlights

Alkanes (Introduction, Preparation, Properties, Uses and Conformations)

Alkenes (Introduction, Preparation, Properties, Uses and Conformations)

Alkynes (Introduction, Preparation, Properties, Uses and Conformations)

Aromatic hydrocarbons (Aromaticity, Benzene and its homologues) and Petroleum and various levels of multiple-choice questions.

HYDROCARBONS

Hydrocarbons These are compounds having only C, and H-atoms. Natural gas, Petroleum and coal are their major sources.

ALKANES
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  • The general formula of alkanes is CnH2n + 2.
  • Their main sources are petroleum, natural gas and coal.
  • Alkanes ...

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