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Ethane a Alkene?

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Answered 2009-11-02 22:59:23

Ethane is not an Alkene. Ethane is an Alkane and Ethene is an Alkene

Alkene always end in 'ene'
Whilst alkane always end in 'ane'
So dont get mixed up!! =D
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