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Which step in naming unsaturated hydrocarbons is used for alkenes but not alkynes? a. Identify the longest chain of carbon atoms. b. Examine the multiple bond for cis- and trans- isomers. c. Number the chain of carbons, starting with the end nearest the multiple bond. d. Add a number prefix indicating the first carbon atom in the multiple bond.

Cynthia Baker

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Ronald Miller on June 18, 2018

The answer is B. Unsaturated hydrocarbons will be hydrocarbons that have double or triple covalent bond values between neighboring particles of coal. Those with at least one carbon-carbon double bonds are called alkenes and those with at least one carbon-carbon triple bond are called alkynes.

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