Explain the structure of alkenes, Chemistry

Q. Explain the structure of Alkenes?


Alkenes have the general formula CnH2n. Therefore, for every n carbon atoms, there are 2n hydrogen atoms.

Alkenes have C = C double bonds and are therefore unsaturated.

Ethene (also called ethylene) and is the first member of the alkene series:

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Ethylene is made by passing ethanol vapor over heated aluminum oxide which acts a catalyst.

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