Ethyne (acetylene) (C₂H₂)
The first member of the homologous series of alkyne hydrocarbons.
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The second member in the homologous series of straight-chain alkanes.
The first member in the homologous series of 1-alkenes.
Alkanes are saturated hydrocarbons which can be organized into a homologous series.
Benzene is the simplest aromatic hydrocarbon.
The staggered conformation of ethane is more stable than the eclipsed conformation.
Polymerized ethylene is known as polyethylene, a type of plastic.
One of the best known synthetic polymers.
A colorless, odorless gas, an important component of the atmosphere, indispensable to sustain terrestrial life.