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What is the molecular formula for a monocyclic hydrocarbon with 14 carbons and 2 triple bonds?

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Since it is the hydrocarbon. Hence, it will have only Carbon and hydrogen.

Now we know that an alkane has a general formula CnH2n+2. 

Now it is given that we have a cyclic compound. And since for each cycle we have 1 degree of unsaturation.

Hence for monocyclic we have 1 degree of saturation.

Also it is given that...

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