Alkanes

STPM Chemistry Form 6 – The Alkanes (Part 2)

2 October 2011

This Part 2 of notes on The Alkanes from Berry Berry Easy for STPM Form 6 Chemistry is focussed on the general reactions of alkanes. The focus in this part is given to reactions of alkanes with halogens. Typically, alkanes react with halogens in the “free radical halogenation” reaction where H-atoms of alkanes are replaced [...]

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STPM Chemistry Form 6 – The Alkanes (Part 1)

29 September 2011

Alkanes for STPM Chemistry level are simply chemical compounds which are saturated and have only H and C atoms. By being saturated hydrocarbon compounds, they are bonded only by “single bonds“. They have the general formula of CnH2n+2. The simplest form of alkane is methane with just a single carbon atom with 4 hydrogen atoms [...]

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