Sun February 24, 2013 By: Parvee Srivastava

benzene is C6H6 and it is alkene but alkene formula is 2n .Why 2n is not satisfied in benzene?

Expert Reply
Mon February 25, 2013
Benzene is not an alkene, so it has different formula. Yes cyclic hydrocarbons have different formula than their open chain counterparts.
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