why benzene is not called hexene?

Asked by rkjsgr | 10th Nov, 2010, 12:00: AM

Expert Answer:

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Benzene has molecular formula C6H6 and hexene has molecular formula C6H12. So benzene does not belong to alkenes, whoes molecular formula is CnH2n.
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Answered by  | 11th Nov, 2010, 10:05: AM

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