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Periodic table

Naming compounds

Basic formula

Simple compounds

Ionic compounds 1

Ionic compounds 2

Chemical suffixes

Old chemical names

Hydrocarbons - Alkanes

Alkanes, alkenes & alkynes

Alkanols to alkanoic acids


Common compounds

Common formula quiz

Acids, bases and salts

Covalent compounds

Printable worksheets



The complete structural and the molecular formula of a variety of hydrocarbons from the alkanol, alkanal, alkanone and alkanoic acid series.

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Chemical Formula of Hydrocabons Table
methanol, CH4O
ethanol, C2H6O
Propan-1-ol, C3H8O
Methanal, CH2O
Ethanal, C2H4O
Propanal, C3H6O
Propanone, C3H6O
Butanone, C4H8O
Pentan-3-one, C5H10O
Alkanoic acids
Methanoic acid, CH2O2
Ethanoic acid, C2H4O2
Propanoic acid, C3H6O2