Specification Point 4.26:
Understand how to draw the structural and displayed formulae for alkenes with up to four Carbon atoms in the molecule, and name the unbranched-chain isomers

Formulae for Alkenes

Alkenes: A homologous series of hydrocarbon compounds with double Carbon bonds that has the general formula cnH2n

Isomers: Compounds that have the same molecular formula but different displayed formulae

Alkenes with up to four carbon atoms in molecule

Alkenes table, IGCSE & GCSE Chemistry revision notes

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Author: Jamie

Jamie got a First class degree in Chemistry from Oxford University before going on to teach chemistry full time as a professional tutor. He’s put together these handy revision notes to match the Edexcel IGCSE Chemistry specification so you can learn exactly what you need to know for your exams.