Differences Between Alkane and Alkene

Differences Between Alkane and Alkene

Table below shows the difference between alkane and alkene.

AlkaneAlkene
General FormulaCnH2n+2CnH2n
Types of hydrocarbonSaturatedUnsaturatd
CombustionLess sooty flame when burntSootier flame when burn
Reaction with bromine liquidNo change observedThe reddish brown colour of bromine become colourless
Reaction with potassium manganete(VII)No change observedThe purple colour of potassium manganete(VII) become colourless

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