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enumerate the 100 alkanes and its molecular formula

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    You must be kidding? First, there are many more than 100 alkanes and second, surely you don't expect us to write all of them down for you.

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    The general formula for alkanes is

    CnH(2n+2)

    n=1 methane (CH4)
    n=2 ethane (C2H6)

    and so on to C100H202 or hectane

    I don't understand what is meant by "enumerate the 100 alkanes"

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