Why do alkanes give a clean flame?

Asked by anukeshd | 19th Mar, 2013, 09:47: PM

Expert Answer:

Large or long chain alkanes will burn with a sooty flame with more soot being produced the longer the chain. they also burn with a darker flame. This is not true that alkanes give a clean flame.

Aswered by  | 20th Mar, 2013, 05:54: AM

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