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Figure 20.3 shows the structures of the hydrocarbons propane and butane. Discuss the arrangement of the electron pairs around each of the carbon atoms in these molecules. Are these molecules linear? Why or why not?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The arrangement of electron pairs around the each carbon atom in propane and butane and whether these molecules are linear or not should be determined.

Concept Introduction:

The arrangement of atoms in a molecule in three dimensional is said to be geometric arrangement of the molecule.

Explanation

Alkane is a class of compound that contains compounds formed of hydrogen and carbon atoms attached by single bonds only. The bond between two carbon atoms or carbon-hydrogen atoms is a covalent bond that is the bond is formed by equal sharing of electrons between the two carbon atoms. The most common is single bond, which is composed of two electrons, one electron from each atom.

The formation of single bond takes place by a sp3 -hybridized orbital. The sp3 -hybridized orbital is used for the formation of sigma bonds...

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