Can CH3COOH can be written as C4H2O2? give reasons regarding with other functional groups

Asked by Somnath Pal | 24th Dec, 2013, 07:44: PM

Expert Answer:

No, CH3COOH can not be written as C4H2O2. Its molecular formula will be C2H4O2.
Molecular formula of carboxylic acids - CnH2nO2

Answered by  | 26th Dec, 2013, 01:02: PM

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