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Question:

Hexane has which of the following types of chemical bonds?

A all single bonds
Explaination

The suffix or ending of a hydrocarbons name indicates the types of bonds that are present in the compound. An alkane has all single bonds, alkenes have single and at least one double bond, and an alkyne has single bonds and at least one triple bond. As a note, the prefix of a hydrocarbons name indicates the number of carbons present in the compound, i.e. hexane has 6 carbons (hex = prefix for 6).[Earth and Physical Science]