Problem: Calculate the unsaturation number for each of the following compounds:a. C5H8N2b. C5H9N

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We are going to use the formula below to calculate degrees of unsaturation: 

Where: n = number of carbon atoms


a. C5H8N2

(2n+2)-H2=(2(5)+2)-(8-2)2=(10+2)-(6)2=(12)-(6)2=62


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Calculate the unsaturation number for each of the following compounds:

a. C5H8N2

b. C5H9N

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