what is triptane

what is triptane

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Triptane, or2,2,3-trimethylbutane, is anorganicchemical compoundwith the molecular formulaC7H16or (H3C-)3C-C(-CH3)2H. It is therefore analkane, specifically the most compact and heavily branched of theheptaneisomers, the only one with abutane(C4) backbone.
Soluble in hydrocarbons, non-polar solvents, and alcohol and Insoluble in water.
Triptane is commonly used as ananti-knock additiveinaviation fuels.

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