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    How do you work out the number of electrons in Hexane?
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    Hexane is C6H14, because the alkane general formula is CnH2n+2. So you need to work out how many electrons are in carbon, then hydrogen, and multiply that by the number of atoms of each in a molecule of Hexane.

    So carbon has 6 electrons, 6x6=36.
    Hydrogen has 1 electron, so 14x1=14.

    36+14 = 50 electrons total.
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    Its a covalent bond so all the atoms are shared. So just add the amount of electrons in each atom that make up the molecule.


















































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