Problem: Hexane is an unbranched alkane with the condensed structure CH3CH2CH2CH2CH2CH3. a) Draw the complete structure of hexane. (Show all hydrogen atoms.) b) Draw the skeletal structure of hexane in line-bond (line-angle) mode. (Do not show hydrogen atoms.)

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For the bondline structure, straight chain alkanes are written in a zigzag way resembling a tetrahedral geometry 

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Hexane is an unbranched alkane with the condensed structure CH3CH2CH2CH2CH2CH3

a) Draw the complete structure of hexane. (Show all hydrogen atoms.) 

b) Draw the skeletal structure of hexane in line-bond (line-angle) mode. (Do not show hydrogen atoms.)

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