Alkanes vs Alkenes What are the benefits and disadvantages of: Alkanes Alkenes Ethanol Ethanoic acid Chloroethene

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You need to be more specific about advantages/disadvantages of each of these types of compounds.  They are very different classes of compounds with many different uses so the advantages and disadvantages are going to vary depending on the context in which they are being used.

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