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Write the molecular formula of the 2nd and the 3rd member of the homologous series whose first member is methane.

 

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The second and third member of the homologous series starting with methane i.e. CH 4 would be C 2 H 6 and C 3 H 8 (alkanes)

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Write the molecular formula of the 2nd and the 3rd member of the homologous series whose first member is methane. Answer Homologous series of Alkanes Compound Name Molecular formula Displayed formula Methane Ethane Propane Butane Homologous Series of Alkanes CH4 C2H6 C3H8 C4H10 CH2 CH2 CH2 The second and third member of the homologous series starting with methane i.e. CH4 would be C2H6 and C3H8 (alkanes)

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