What is another word for methane series?

5 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ mˈiːθe͡ɪn sˈi͡əɹiz], [ mˈiːθe‍ɪn sˈi‍əɹiz], [ m_ˈiː_θ_eɪ_n s_ˈiə_ɹ_i_z]

Methane series, also known as alkane series, refers to a group of hydrocarbons that have the same chemical formula but different molecular structures. This series includes methane, ethane, propane, butane, pentane, hexane, heptane, octane, nonane, and decane. Each hydrocarbon in the series has a different number of carbon atoms and hydrogen atoms, but they all share the same basic structure of single bonds between carbon atoms. Some synonyms for the methane series include paraffin series, homologous series, and saturated hydrocarbons. These hydrocarbons are widely used as fuel and are a major component of natural gas and petroleum products.

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