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Cycloalkanes are hydrocarbons with the carbon atoms connected in a circle with each atom, in simple forms, connected to two hydrogen atoms.

Here is a list of the first ten Cycloalkanes:

  • Cyclopropane (C3H6)
  • Cyclobutane (C4H8)
  • Cyclopentane (C5H10)
  • Cyclohexane (C6H12)
  • Cycloheptane (C7H14)
  • Cyclooctane (C8H16)
  • Cyclononane (C9H18)
  • Cyclodecane (C10H20)
  • Cycloundecane (C11H22)
  • Cyclododecane (C12H24)
  • Cyclotridecane(C13H26)


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