Organic Chemistry Practice Problems Alkane Combustion Practice Problems Solution: Higher octane gasoline typically contains a greate...

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Solution: Higher octane gasoline typically contains a greater proportion of branched alkanes relative to unbranched ones. Are branched alkanes better fuels because they give off more energy on combustion? Explain. 

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Higher octane gasoline typically contains a greater proportion of branched alkanes relative to unbranched ones. Are branched alkanes better fuels because they give off more energy on combustion? Explain.