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Which formula represents an unsaturated hydrocarbon?

a. C3H6
b. C3H8

Is the answer B? Thanks! :)

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    Here is how you know.
    The general formula for a saturated hydrocarbon (alkanes) is
    CnH2n+2.

    For unsaturated hydrocarbons(alkenes) it is
    CnH2n.

    For unsaturated hydrocarbons (alkynes) it is
    CnH2n-2

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