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# If a saturated open chain alkylhalide has 10 carbon atoms and 3 chlorine atoms, how many hydrogen atoms are present?

If a saturated open chain alkylhalide has 10 carbon atoms and 3 chlorine atoms, how many hydrogen atoms are present?

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• Anonymous
9 months ago

General formula for an alkane is that the # of H atoms = 2 * carbon + 2

10 carbon atoms, 22 hydrogen atoms.  Replace 3 with chlorine, 19.  Grade 3 math.

• 9 months ago

19, I believe.

cl h h h h h h h h h h

cl- c-c-c-c-c-c-c-c-c-c-h

cl h h h h h h h h h