Much of the communication between insects involves chemical messengers called pheromones. A species of cockroach secretes a substance from its mandibular glands that alerts other cockroaches to its presence and causes them to congregate. One of the principal components of this aggregation pheromone is the alkane shown. Give the molecular formula of this substance, and represent it by fully condensed formula. Be sure to answer all parts. Molecular formula: CH Condensed structural formula: CH,(C29H Next> 2 of 13 Prev WEEEEEEEE LE a search hp f8 f7 16 144 fs

Question
Much of the communication between insects involves chemical messengers called pheromones. A species
of cockroach secretes a substance from its mandibular glands that alerts other cockroaches to its
presence and causes them to congregate. One of the principal components of this aggregation
pheromone is the alkane shown. Give the molecular formula of this substance, and represent it by
fully condensed formula. Be sure to answer all parts.
Molecular formula: CH
Condensed structural formula: CH,(C29H
Next>
2 of 13
Prev
WEEEEEEEE LE
a
search
hp
f8
f7
16
144
fs

Image Transcription

Much of the communication between insects involves chemical messengers called pheromones. A species of cockroach secretes a substance from its mandibular glands that alerts other cockroaches to its presence and causes them to congregate. One of the principal components of this aggregation pheromone is the alkane shown. Give the molecular formula of this substance, and represent it by fully condensed formula. Be sure to answer all parts. Molecular formula: CH Condensed structural formula: CH,(C29H Next> 2 of 13 Prev WEEEEEEEE LE a search hp f8 f7 16 144 fs

Expert Answer

Want to see the step-by-step answer?

See Answer

Check out a sample Q&A here.

Want to see this answer and more?

Step-by-step answers are written by subject experts who are available 24/7. Questions are typically answered in as fast as 30 minutes.*

See Answer
*Response times vary by subject and question complexity. Median response time is 34 minutes and may be longer for new subjects.
Tagged in
ScienceChemistry

General Chemistry

Related Chemistry Q&A

Find answers to questions asked by student like you
Show more Q&A

Q: Write the electron configuration for K

A: The electron configuration of an atom is the representation of the arrangement of electrons distribu...

Q: Calicheamicin gamma-1, C55H74IN3O21S4, is one of the most potent antibiotics known: One molecule kil...

A: Given,Bacteria = 1.0×108Concentration of stock solution of the antibiotic = 5.00×10-9 M = 5.00×10-9 ...

Q: Calculate the number of moles in each sample. 74.9 g H2CCl2   n(H2CCl2)=??

A: Given, 74.9 g of dichloromethane.

Q: How would you differentiate between 1-methoxybutane and 2-methoxy-2-methylpropane using mass spectro...

A: In mass spectroscopy, the most intense (tallest) peak in a mass spectrum, due to the ion with the gr...

Q: 7. Given the following equilibrium constant expressions, determine the balanced chemical equations: ...

A: The balanced chemical equation can be written as,

Q: How many grams of a 18.4% sugar solution contain 76.5g of sugar?

A: Here, we have to calculate total mass of sugar solution.

Q: The moment of inertia of an SF6 molecule is 3.07x10^-45 kgm^2.  a.) Determine the minimum energy (in...

A: a.Given,Moment of inertia of SF6 molecule = 3.07 *10-45Kgm2

Q: Carbon dioxide and water react to form methanol and oxygen, like this: 2CO2(g) + 4H2O(g) → 2CH3OH(l...

A: It is given that:Mass of carbon dioxide (CO2) = 3.28 gMass of water (H2O) = 3.86 gMass of methanol (...

Q: Please answer question number 4 and show all work explaining how you got the answer. thank you

A: From the calibration curve, the absorbance of 0.35 unit is obtained at 0.45 molar concentration of t...