C60, an allotrope of carbon contains :

Question:

$\mathrm{C}_{60}$, an allotrope of carbon contains :

  1. 20 hexagons and 12 pentagons.

  2. 12 hexagons and 20 pentagons.

  3. 18 hexagons and 14 pentagons.

  4. 16 hexagons and 16 pentagons.


Correct Option: 1

Solution:

In $\mathrm{C}_{60}$ molecule there are 20 hexagons and 12 pentagons

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