Acid structure

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Ashley Martinez 1G
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Acid structure

Postby Ashley Martinez 1G » Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:50 pm

Is there a Lewis structure that implies acidity? One of the UA's mentioned an association but I am still confused about the logic behind it. She was referring to CH3COOH in her explanation. I would appreciate any clarification, thanks!

Elana Weingord 1C
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Re: Acid structure

Postby Elana Weingord 1C » Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:38 pm

Most times an acid will start with H and end in the COOH box, but that does not happen every time.

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Re: Acid structure

Postby Chem_Mod » Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:36 pm

-COOH means a carboxylic acid group is in the molecule

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