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Hydrocarbon are those organic compounds which contain carbon and hydrogen only.

Types of Hydrocarbon

The IUPAC has divided the Hydrocarbons in the following types:

  1. Saturated Hydrocarbons: These are the simplest HCs. They are composed entirely of single bonds and are saturated with hydrogen. The general formula for saturated hydrocarbons is CnH2n+2.

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