Identify the α-carbons in the following species and give the total number of α-hydrogen.
`"CH"_3 - "CH"_2 - overset(+)("CH")-"CH"_2 - "CH"_3`
In structure, C-2 and C-4 are α-carbon atoms.
Hydrogen atoms(s) attached to α-C atoms is an α-H atom. Thus, the structure contains 4 α-H atoms.
Concept: Theoretical Basis of Organic Reactions
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