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Unformatted text preview: Example of Molecules with More Than One Central Atom Alkanes are hydrocarbons with the general formula C n H 2n+2 . CH 4- methane C 2 H 6 or (H 3 C-CH 3 ) - ethane C 3 H 8 or (H 3 C-CH 2-CH 3 ) - propane The C atoms are located at the center of a tetrahedron. Each alkane is a chain of interlocking tetrahedra. Sufficient H atoms to form a total of four bonds for each C. Example of Molecules with More Than One Central Atom...
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This note was uploaded on 11/25/2011 for the course CHEM 1211 taught by Professor Atwood during the Fall '07 term at University of Georgia Athens.
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