Aug 10, 2015 · Prop- means that there are three carbons in this compound. -ol means that it is an alcohol which means that it has an -OH group attached. The 1 tells you that it is on the first carbon (or the 3rd in this compound but we use the smallest number p...

Chemical compounds are made of atoms bonded together. The way the atoms are bonded together in a compound is shown by its structural formula. In this lesson, we will learn about the different ... Structure And Formula Of Hexane The molecular formula for hexane is C6H14. Each carbon atom is single bonded to a hydrogen atom. Now, let's look at the molecular geometrical shape of hexane.