Unsaturated hydrocarbons contain multiple bonds between the two C-atoms and show addition reactions. Give the test to distinguish ethane from ethene.

AcademicChemistryNCERTClass 10

Saturated hydrocarbons generally burn with a clean flame. So, when ethane is burnt, it burns with a clean flame and no soot is produced. 

Unsaturated hydrocarbons burn with a yellow flame and produce a lot of soot. When ethene is burnt, it burns with a yellow flame and produces a lot of soot.

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Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:27:40

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