Formulae on Alkanes, Alkenes and Alkynes


Different methods of preparation of alkanes : Decarboxylation of sodium salt of fatty acids , wurtz reaction , corey-House Alkane synthesis , Kolbe electrolytic method , Hydrogenation of alkenes and alkynes , Reduction of alkyl halide, hydrolysis of Grignard reagent .

Liquid alkanes are lighter than water.

CH4 to CH10 are gases , C5H12 to C17H36 are liquids and higher ones are solids.

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