. Unsaturated hydrocarbons contain multiple bonds between the two C-atoms and show addition reactions.


Give the test to distinguish ethane from ethene.
 

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Answer: Saturated Hydrocarbons burns with a clean flame and produce no soot whereas non-saturated Hydrocarbons burns with a yellow flame and produces a lot of soot. Ethane is saturated hydrocarbon and it burns with clean flame with no soot. Ethene is unsaturated hence it burns with yellow flame producing a lot of soot.

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