Q. 64.1( 46 Votes )
Draw the el
Ethyne is an alkyne containing 2 carbon atoms which are connected by a triple bond. As carbon can have a maximum of 4 bonds around it (1 bond represents 2 shared electrons), the remaining one bond is satisfied by hydrogen atom.
Therefore, the electron dot structure looks like:
The structural formula can be drawn by replacing a pair of electrons by a short straight line or bond.
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