If isomers of an alkane have the same molecular formula, how do they differ?

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If isomers of an alkane have the same molecular formula, how do they differ?

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1. Which of the following compounds is an unsaturated hydrocarbon? methane *propyne nonane methyl 2. The general name for hydrocarbons with at least one triple covalent bond is ____. alkenes alkyls alkanes *alkynes 3. What is the name of the smallest alkyne? butyne *ethyne ...

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1. Which of the following compounds is an unsaturated hydrocarbon? methane *propyne nonane methyl 2. The general name for hydrocarbons with at least one triple covalent bond is ____. alkenes alkyls alkanes *alkynes 3. What is the name of the smallest alkyne? butyne *ethyne ...

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True or false? Constitutional isomers and conformations have the same molecular formula.

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True or false? Constitutional isomers and conformations have the same molecular formula.

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How many alcohols (including both structural isomers and stereoisomers) can have the molecular formula C4H10O I know what structural and stereoisomers are but i want to know that whats the method to find the total number of isomers of this compound. Response will be appreciated.

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why is C4H10 the simplest alkane that can have structural isomers?

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I have to find the molecular formula for As2O3, to do so I have to divide its molecular mass by its empirical mass. I have worked ou that its molecular mass is 197.9 g/mol. How would I find its empirical mass, is it not the same as its molecular mass? Many thanks I have 197.84...

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True or False The empirical formula of a compound is always the same as the molecular compound. My Answear: True The empirical formula for acetylene is CH. The molecular formula is C2H2. Another example: The empirical formula for glucose is CH2O. The molecular formula is ...

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Please check my answers for the following questions. THANK YOU. 1) The empirical formula of a compound that is 25.9% nitrogen and 74.1% oxygen is.... ANSWER: N2O 2) empirical formula of a compound that consists of 4.80 grams of carbon, 1.20 grams of hydrogen, and 2.80 grams of...

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This is the first in a series of hw pages. If anyone would be able to help me with this one I think I would be able to complete the other 20 hw questions I have. Thanks to anyone that helps. For each definition, find a corresponding term from the following list: alkane,alkene...

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A compound of B and H is found to have a mass percent composition of 81.1% Boron. Its empirical formula is B2H5. A mass spectrometry experiment tells us that the molecular mass is 53.3 g/mol. What is its molecular formula? So I feel like this is a trick question, because I ...

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A compound has the following composition. C 54.5%, H 9.10% and 0 36.4% its molecular weight is 88.10. Determine its empirical formula and molecular formula. Take 100 g sample. That gives you 54.5 g C, 9.10 g H and 36.4 g O. Now convert those grams to mols. 54.5/12.01 = mols C ...

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can a compound's empirical and molecular formulas be the same?Explain who cares? Yes, they can. CH4 is methane. That is the empirical formula as well as the molecular formula.

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a compound with the molecular weight of 276 grams was determined to be 39.10% carbon, 8.77% hydrogen, and 52.13% oxygen. what is the empiricial formula and the molecular formula for the compound? i do not know where to start! i worked it out and i got 276/100=2.76 do i round ...

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Hi, Is the molecular formula different when it is in a gaseous state? Cheers ;) Sometimes yes, sometimes no. H2O, for example, is thought to be in a group of 6 as a liquid at room temprature, a group of 4 at higher temperatures, and single H2O molecules as steam. Thanks, Ive ...

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A certain compound containing only carbon and hydrogen was found to have a vapor density of 2.550 g/L at 100 degrees C and 760 mm Hg. If the empirical formula of this compound is CH, what is the molecular formula of this compound? I had some ideas as to how to solve this ...

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1)Define the term'geometric isomers' 2)Give geometric isomers and corresponding names for the following condensed structural formula: CH3CH2(CH)2CH3

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Which if the following statements concerning complex ion Co(en)2Cl2+ is true? en=NH2CH2CHNH2 A)the geometric isomers of the complex ion have identical chemical properties B) the complex ion exhibits cis an dtrans geometric isomers but no optical isomers C)the complex ion ...

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Determining a Molecular Formula from an Empirical Formula 1. A compund has an experimental molar mass of 78g/mol. Its empirical formula is CH. What is its molecular formula?

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Determining a Molecular Formula from an Empirical Formula 1. A compund has an experimental molar mass of 78g/mol. Its empirical formula is CH. What is its molecular formula?

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Please could you tell me if I am going in the right direction. I am trying to write molecular formula for As2O3 I make molecular mass 197.8 gas density 17.8 to 3 sig figs 2.0 x density of gas at STP / density of hydrogen 17.8/0.0899 = 396 to 3 figs How do I go about matching ...

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I need some help with some of these questions: The action of bacteria on meat and fish produces a poisonous compound called cadaverine. As its name implies, it stinks! It is 58.77 percent carbon, 13.81 percent hydrogen, and 27.40 percent nitrogen. Its molecular weight is 102.2...

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When 3.517 grams of a hydrocarbon, CxHy, were burned in a combustion analysis apparatus, 11.59 grams of CO2 and 3.164 grams of H2O were produced. In a separate experiment, the molar mass of the compound was found to be 40.06 g/mol. Determine the empirical formula and the ...

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A certain compound containing only carbon and hydrogen was found to have a vapor density of 2.550 g/L at 100 degrees C and 760 mm Hg. If the empirical formula of this compound is CH, what is the molecular formula of this compound? I had some ideas as to how to solve this ...

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Calculate the empirical formula and molecular formula of a compound that contains only carbon, oxygen and hydrogen and has a molecular mass of approximately 90. g/mol. Upon combustion of 12.0g of the compund with an excess of oxygen, the yield was 1.2 g of water and 5.87 of ...

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a compound with the molecular weight of 276 grams was determined to be 39.10% carbon, 8.77% hydrogen, and 52.13% oxygen. what is the empiricial formula and the molecular formula for the compound? i do not know where to start!

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Analysis of a sample of an organic compound showed it contains 39.9%carbon,6.9%hydrogen and 53.2%oxygen. a)calculate the empirical formula b)if the relative molecular mass is 60,what is the molecular formula of the compound.(C=12,H=1,O=16)

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I agree with 0.0918 mols C and 0.137 mols H but not the formula. 0.137/0.0918 = about 1.5; is that C2H3? And the balanced equation is 4C2H3 + 11O2 ==> 8CO2 + 6H2O I've not heard of C2H3? Okay, I have never heard ofC2H3 as well, so I had to take the number of moles that I ...

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Isomers are compounds that have the same number and kinds of atoms but have a different arrangement of the atoms. The enthalpies of atom combination for several pairs of gaseos isomers are given here. For each pair, decide which has the strongest bonds. a. CH3CH2CH2OH -4391....

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I have to answer the following questions about C3H7Cl: Are there different constitutional isomers for this formula, are there different cis/trans isomer, and are there different conformers? I know that C3H7Cl can be drawn two ways: H-C-C-C-Cl With H's above and below the 3 ...

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Derive the empirical formula of a hydrocarbon that on analysis gave the following percentage by mass composition: C = 85.63 % and H = 14.37 %. If the molecular mass of this compound is 56 g, derive the molecular formula.

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