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Organic Chemistry

Hydrocarbon

There are about more than 10 million organic compounds and estimated to getting discovered many more upto the astronomically high number.

The credit goes to the special characteristics "catenation" and "tetravalency" of carbon atom which make carbon able to form so h...

Alkanes

What is Alkane?

The simplest members of Organic Compounds are known as Alkanes.

Alkanes are made up of carbon and hydrogen atoms only; and hence are called Hydrocarbons. The name hydrocarbon describes the composition of alkanes; and hence th...