Hydrocarbons

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This written report presents a collection of information about Hydrocarbons and how one could efficaciously distinguish its classification by means of determining its properties through applied tests. The process and skills of analysis that are provided include the familiarization of the important data about Hydrocarbons including its categorizations, structures, reactions and usages followed by the apprehension in detail of its classification by the determination of its physical and chemical properties. The obtained results of data evaluated show that all the end-products were accurate and precise. The written report highlighted the data about Hydrocarbons and the information ascertained such as the macroscopic properties of Hydrocarbons based on distinctive tests.

Experiment No.: 3

Experiment Title: Properties of Hydrocarbons

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Course/ Year/ Section: Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Science/ Second Year/ 2MT-L

Group Leader: Dandoy, Chessa

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De Castro, Kevin
Desuyo, Glodene
Dumallay, Arlene Mae
Encarnacion, Rei
Escalante, Joyce
Estrella, Sheila
Fabros, Lia Angeline
Inhumang, Emman

I. Introduction

Hydrocarbons are the simplest class of organic compounds and are composed solely of hydrogen and carbon. This class can be further divided into two groups: aliphatic hydrocarbons and aromatic hydrocarbons. Aliphatic hydrocarbons can be classified based on the structure and bonding of the carbon skeleton into three groups: alkanes, alkenes, and alkynes. Alkanes, or saturated hydrocarbons, are compounds that consist entirely of single bonds, so that each carbon atom is connected to four other atoms (either another carbon within the skeletal structure or a hydrogen atom). They can be described by the formula CnH2n+2. One simple example is methane, where n=1 and therefore…...

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