What are the differences between saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbons?
saturated hydrocarbons : Hydrocarbons having only C-C single bonds & having a common formula - CnH2n+2.They are called 'alkanes '.They are named by adding 'ane ' as prefix.
unsaturated hydrocarbons : Hydrocarbons having double or triple bonds. Double bonded compounds are called alkenes whereas triple bonded compounds are called alkynes. they are named by adding 'ene ' n 'yne ' respectively as prefix.
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