N-butane sentence example

n-butane
  • CH3, known as " normal " or n-butane, substitution occurring at a terminal atom, or CH 3.
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  • From n-butane we may derive, by a similar substitution of methyl groups, the two hydrocarbons: (I) CH 3 CH 2 CH 2 CH 2 CH 3, and (2) CH 3.
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  • Reduction at 180200° C. by the above method gives n-butane.
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  • Each of these hydro-carbons gives rise to two alcohols: n-butane gives a primary and a secondary; and iso-butane a primary, when the substitution takes place in one of the methyl groups, and a tertiary, when the hydrogen atom of the: CH group is substituted.
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  • Reduction at 180200° C. by the above method gives n-butane.
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