Asked by kanishkaaggarwal | 13th Nov, 2009, 04:10: PM
The functional groups that occur at either end of the carbon chain are called terminal functional groups.
The examples of these groups are -COOH, -CHO etc.
These groups can never be present in between the chain. The parent carbon chain always start from the carbon containing these functional groups.And the numbering of the chain will start from this carbon which has such a functional group.
If you have an organic compound like:
Answered by | 13th Nov, 2009, 04:28: PM
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