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What are the generic structures of carboxylic acids and esters? Write the structure of a

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Problem 27Q

What are the generic structures of carboxylic acids and esters? Write the structure of a specific carboxylic acid and a specific ester.

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Solution 27Q :

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Carboxylic acids are organic acids containing carboxyl group(-COOH). The general formula for carboxylic acids is R-COOH.

The generic structure of carboxylic acids is :

        

The structure of a specific carboxylic acid is :

        Consider, Acetic acid(CH3COOH), also called as ethanoic acid

        

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Chapter 18, Problem 27Q is Solved
Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
Edition: 5
Author: Nivaldo J Tro
ISBN: 9780321910295

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