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Hydrogenation of 1-hexene with Raney nickel

For my high school senior chemistry project, I need to create and perform a lab. I've chosen to do the hydrogenation of 1-hexene with the catalyst of Raney nickel. I'm struggling because I'm not ...
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Can hydrides react with hydrocarbons? And why?

I have read there exist so called "magic" (super strong) acids which can provide a proton to saturated hydrocarbons, producing cation and hydrogen molecule. Can hydrides act in the same manner (pick a ...
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Relative reacting tendency of H2/Pd towards double bond and triple bond in straight carbon chain

If both double bond and triple bond is present in a straight carbon chain the which one (double bond or triple bond) will be reduced by $1$ equivalent of $\ce{H2(Pd)}$ ? My guess is that the ...
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Is there a reaction to get hydrogen from hydrocarbons?

Combustion of hydrocarbons reveals hydrogen, but not sure at what efficiency. Is there a reaction to get hydrogen from hydrocarbons?
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Is it possible to efficiently convert hydrogen to methane?

According to this wikipedia page, hydrogen can combine with the carbon found in carbon steel to form some methane inside the steel, weakening it. Is is possible to convert hydrogen to methane by ...
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Combustibility of gas/carbon dioxide mix

Via electrolysis I produced an ethane/hydrogen/carbon dioxide mix. Normally, there is 1 part ethane, 1 part hydrogen and 2 parts carbon dioxide. If I simply used a Bunsen burner with air hole closed ...
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Converting hydrogen to methane

I am in need of small amount of pure methane for laboratory purpose. I have hydrogen generator in the lab. Is there a possibility of generating methane from hydrogen ? May be make hydrogen flow ...