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Definition of general formula:

(n) : the molecular formula of a class of compounds in which actual numbers are represented by x, n etc., and organic radicals are represented as Rn
"example 1. The general formula for saturated aliphatic hydrocarbons is CnH2n+2 and the molecular formula for propane is C3H8"

Definition of general formula:

(n) : the molecular formula of a class of compounds in which actual numbers are represented by x, n etc., and organic radicals are represented as Rn
"example 1. The general formula for saturated aliphatic hydrocarbons is CnH2n+2 and the molecular formula for propane is C3H8"

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