# 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