Question
Thu October 25, 2012 By: Vaishnavi Mishra
 

How to represent carboxylic acids in structural formula?

Expert Reply
Thu October 25, 2012

In general carboxylic acid has structural formula as follows:

Methanoic acid (HCOOH) has the structural formula

 

Ethanoic acid (CH3COOH) has the structural formula

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