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Alkene

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    17021
  • An alkene or olefin is a compound that has the following general structural formula.

     

     

    R1, R2, R3, and R4 could be hydrogen atoms, alkyl groups, or any combination thereof.

    (exception: aromatic compounds)

     

    eg: