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What is meant by homologous series of carbon compounds? Write the general formula of (i) alkenes, and (ii) alkynes. Draw the structures of the first member

of each series to show the bonding between the two carbon atoms.



Homologous series is a group of organic compound that have similar properties and their successive members differ from CH₂ unit.

(I) Alkenes -  CnH₂n

(ii) Alkane - CnH₂n+₂

(iii)Alkyne - CnH₂n-₂

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