Naming functional groups

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Naming functional groups

Postby 504594108 » Mon Mar 07, 2016 4:24 pm

When a molecule has both a carboxylic acid and the question is asking you to name all the functional groups, do you have to state alcohol and carbonyl or can you just say carboxylic acid?

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Re: Naming functional groups

Postby Chem_Mod » Mon Mar 07, 2016 7:23 pm

Always state it as the carboxylic acid functional group.

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