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Buckminsterfullerene is Spherical Molecule in Which 60 Carbon Atoms Are Arranged in Interlocking Hexagonal and Pentagonal Rings of Carbon Atoms. How Many Hexagons of Carbon Atoms Are Present in One Molecule of Buckminsterfullerene? - CBSE Class 10 - Science

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Buckminsterfullerene is spherical molecule in which 60 carbon atoms are arranged in interlocking hexagonal and pentagonal rings of carbon atoms.
How many hexagons of carbon atoms are present in one molecule of buckminsterfullerene?

Solution

In one molecule of buckminsterfullerene, 20 hexagons of carbon atoms are present.

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 Lakhmir Singh Solution for Chemistry for Class 10 (2019 Exam) (2018 to Current)
Chapter 4: Carbon And Its Compounds
Q: 7.1 | Page no. 221
Solution Buckminsterfullerene is Spherical Molecule in Which 60 Carbon Atoms Are Arranged in Interlocking Hexagonal and Pentagonal Rings of Carbon Atoms. How Many Hexagons of Carbon Atoms Are Present in One Molecule of Buckminsterfullerene? Concept: Bonding in Carbon - Covalent Bond.
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