Learning objectives. Hydrocarbons. Bonds. Alkanes. Alkanes. Name. Formula. Methane Ethane Propane Butane Pentane Hexane Heptane Octane Nonane Decane And so on. CH 4 C 2 H 6 C 3 H 8 C 4 H 10 Work out the empirical formula . Bigger Alkanes. No. of carbons. name. 11 12 13
No. of carbons
What would be the names of straight chain alkanes containing 33 and 47 carbons?
Name and (no. of carbons)
Number of possible isomers
Other options include aromatics – see later lessons and metals such as Iron, copper etc.