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Alkanes, Alkenes and Alkynes

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I. The formulas of ethane, ethyne and ethene are $C_2H_6$ , $C_2H_4$ and $C_2H_2$ .

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II. Alkanes contain only $C-C$ or $CH$ bonds, alkynes may contain double bonds between carbon atoms and alkenes may contain triple bonds between carbon atoms.

A

Statement I is true, Statement II is true

B

Statement I is true, Statement II is false

C

Statement I is false, Statement II is true

D

Statement I is false, Statement II is false

E

Statement I is true, Statement II is true and is a correct explanation of the phenomena described in I