unsaturated hydrocarbons

Asked by mvicky.com | 15th Oct, 2009, 07:59: PM

Expert Answer:

This is because alkenes and alkynes have double and triple bonds respectively. These double and triple bonds can be broken to become single bond and other atoms can be associated in this process. But this does not happen with alkanes because these are single bonded structures. 

Answered by  | 16th Oct, 2009, 07:17: AM

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