Hexane: Structure, Formula & Properties


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As an alkane, hexane is a saturated compound. Which one of the compounds below is classified as unsaturated?

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1. Hexane is a 6-carbon molecule with 14 hydrogen atoms. What is the correct molecular formula of hexane?

2. Hexane has four unique isomers. What is an isomer?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help you test your comprehension of hexane, its chemical composition and uses. Quiz questions will require an understanding of key definitions and the ability to identify examples.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test your knowledge of:

  • Saturated and unsaturated compounds
  • Non-polar solvents
  • Alkane
  • Vapor Pressure

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding hexane and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as vapor pressure and non-polar solvent
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as saturated compounds and unsaturated compounds
  • Knowledge application - apply your knowledge about hexane to answer questions regarding molecular composition

Additional Learning

To learn more about Hexane review the related lesson called Hexane: Structure, Formula & Properties. Objectives covered in this lesson include:

  • Recognize the molecular geometry of hexane
  • Identify the industrial uses of hexane
  • Understand how bond angles affect molecular structure
  • Learn the difference between saturated and unsaturated compounds
  • Define isomer