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Ethane

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Ethane

Molecular formula: C2H6 CAS# 74-84-0
Categories: Alkane
Names
English:
Bimethyl
Dimethyl
Ethane(IUPAC)(CAS) [Wiki]
Ethyl hydride
Methylmethane
R 170
Русский:
Этан(IUPAC) [Wiki]
Latina:
Ethanum [Wiki]
German:
Ethan(IUPAC) [Wiki]
Äthan
العربية:
إيثان [Wiki]
Ελληνικά:
Αιθάνιο(IUPAC) [Wiki]
Διμεθύλιο
Español:
Etano [Wiki]
French:
biméthyle
diméthyle
méthylméthane
Éthane(IUPAC) [Wiki]
हिन्दी:
इथेन [Wiki]
日本語:
エタン [Wiki]
中文:
乙烷 [Wiki]
Português:
Etano [Wiki]

Variants of the formula:

CH3-CH3
H-C-C-H; H|#2|H; H|#3|H
H`|C/C`|H;H_(A15,w-)#2_(A-105,d+)H;H_(A-105,w-)#3_(A15,d+)H
H3C-CH3
C2H6
Related Compounds
Next homologue: Propane
Previous homologue: Methane
Elemental composition
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Symbol Element Atomic weight Number of atoms Mass percent

Reactions in which Ethane is involved

  • H3C-CH3 + Br2 "hv"--> H3C-CH2-Br + HBr
  • C2H6 "575-650^oC"--> C2H4 + H2
  • LiCH2CH3 + H2O -> LiOH + C2H6"|^"
  • Mg(C2H5)2 + H2O -> MgO"|v" + 2C2H6"|^"
  • Mg(C2H5)2 + 2HN3 "<0^oC"--> Mg(N3)2"|v" + 2C2H6"|^"