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  1. tik-tik-clock

    tik-tik-clock CraziiiDesiiKuriii
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    Nov 25, 2004
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    So is everyone still studying alkenes?
    Better safe than sorry?
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  3. Dr. Pepper

    Dr. Pepper Duffman in Disguise
    7+ Year Member

    Nov 28, 2005
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    Medical Student
    Nothing wrong with knowing what alkenes are and having general knowledge about it.

    I'd just Wiki it:

    Here's the main stuff I gathered:
    - unsaturated double bonds between carbon
    - about 120 degrees angle because of bond
    - more reactive than alkanes (because of double bond...they tend to form single bond)
    - "ene" ending

    Lots more fun stuff on that site.

    Honestly, you just need a basic understanding of alkenes (and alkynes as well)
    -Dr. P.

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