Which of the following is an unsaturated hydrocarbon? a) 1-phenyl-1,3,5-heptatriyne b) 2-methylheptane c) cyclohexane d) 2,4-difluorohexane?

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  • 7 months ago

    An unsaturated hydrocarbon is a compound which contains only carbon and hydrogen atoms are has C=C double bond(s) and/or C≡C triple bonds.

    Refer to the structural formulae of the 4 options.

    a) is an unsaturated hydrocarbon.

    b) is a saturated hydrocarbon.

    c) is a saturated hydrocarbon.

    d) is a alkyl fluoride, not a hydrocarbon.

    The answer: a) 1-phenyl-1,3,5-heptatriyne

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  • 7 months ago

    a) 1-phenyl-1,3,5-heptatriyne

    (Any hydrocarbon or substituted hydrocarbon with a name ending in "-ane" is saturated.)

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