Carbonic acid classificiation

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Carbonic acid classificiation

Postby Mallika Varkhedi 2E » Thu Nov 19, 2015 9:48 pm

Why is carbonic acid considered an inorganic acid when it contains carbon?

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Re: Carbonic acid classificiation

Postby LinaLi2E » Thu Nov 19, 2015 9:50 pm

Carbonic acid is considered an inorganic acid because of the structure of the molecule. Usually organic compounds contains carbons and hydrogens but at least one hydrogen is bonded to a carbon. For carbonic acid, none of the hydrogen bonds to the central carbon thus carbonic acid is an inorganic compound.

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