In organic chemistry, a hydrocarbon is an organic compound consisting entirely of hydrogen and carbon. Hydrocarbons from which one hydrogen atom has been removed are functional groups, called hydrocarbyls. Aromatic hydrocarbons (arenes), alkanes,alkenescycloalkanes and alkyne-based compounds are different types of hydrocarbons
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Examples of Hydrocarbon compound in Liquid phase : Gasoline, Deisel, Kerosene, common liquid Hydrocarbon are pentene and octane they are used as components of gasoline, example of Hydrocarbon compound in gaseous phase such as Butane, Metane, Ethyne..
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