Mnemonic devices for Alkanes

Alkanes are... Learn the first ten by heart..

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Explanation The underlined characters help you to memorize the first ten alkanes: methane, ethane, propane, butane, pentane, hexane, heptane, octane, nonane, decane

Must Every PRefect Be PErfect

Explanation Used to remember the first five alkanes.Methane, Ethane, PRopane, Butane, PEntane

Maggie Enjoys Pacifiers & Bottles

Explanation Use Maggie from the Simpsons to remeber the first 4 alkanes/enes/ynes: Methane, Ethane, Propane, Butane

Monarch Edward Prefers Birthday Parties His Highness Offers No Drinks

Explanation Meth, Eth, Prop, But, Pent, Hex, Hept, Oct, Non, Dec

My Enormous Penguin Bounces Pretty High Helping Old No-named Donkeys

Methane, Ethane, Propane, Butane, Pentane, Hexane, Heptane, Octane, Nonane & Decane.


to help remember noble gases