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# Which statement about alkanes is correct?

A
Ethane has one more carbon atom and one more hydrogen atom than methane
B
They are converted to alcohols by reaction with steam
C
They contain carbon-carbon double bonds
D
They form carbon dioxide and water on combustion

Solution

## The correct option is D They form carbon dioxide and water on combustionSolution:- (D) They form carbon dioxide and water on combustionAlkane on combustion gives carbon dioxide and water.$${C}_{n}{H}_{2n + 2} + \left( \cfrac{3n + 1}{2} \right) {O}_{2} \longrightarrow n C{O}_{2} + \left( n + 1 \right) {H}_{2}O$$Chemistry

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