General Formula C n H 2n+2 n= 1,2,3,4….
- together and by what types
- name, structural formula of
- As the number of carbon atoms increases,
- Melting and boiling point increase
- Physical state change from gas to liquid
Chemical properties 1.Combustion – reaction with oxygen Example : CH 4 + 2O 2 -> CO 2 + 2H 2 O 2. Substitution – reaction with halogen Example : CH 4 + Cl 2 -> CH 3 Cl + HCl
- Cannot conduct electricity