Answer to Question #115521 in Inorganic Chemistry for Frank

Question #115521
2 cm3 of a hydrocarbon was mixed in combustion with excess (20 cm3) of oxygen. 16 cm3 of residual gas was obtained after explosion and cooling. The residual gas was passed over a solution of potassium hydroxide and 6 cm3 of the residual gas was absorbed. What is the molecular formula of the hydrocarbon and its IUPAC name??
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2020-05-13T14:21:19-0400

If after passing 16cm3 of residue gas pover potassium hydroxide 6cm of gas llremain and 10cm3 of water removed.

Then,

For carbon=6/2=3

For hydrogen=10/2=5

=C3H5 -Cyclopropyl


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