Sunday, October 12, 2014

Give any two differences between Alkane and Alkene

Alkanes are saturated hydro carbons with C – C single bond.
Alkenes are unsaturated hydrocarbons with C = C double bond.
Its general formula is CnH2n+2
Its general formula is CnH2n.
It is chemically less reactive
It is chemically more reactive
e.g. Methane, ethane, propane, etc.
e.g  Ethene, Propene, butene, etc.