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What is the Structural Formula of Propene and Butene?
Propene (C3H6) is
by the structural formula
and butene (C4H8 see isomers) by the structural formula
where the double lines between
the carbon atoms
represent a double covalent bond.
The single lines represent single covalent bonds.
Note that each carbon atom has
and each hydrogen atom has one bond (valency 1).
Valency is the combining power of an atom.
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