why is acetic acid eventhogh having hydroxyl concentration called an acid?

Asked by shashaanktopper | 24th Jun, 2008, 05:31: PM

Expert Answer:

Acetic acid is CH3COOHand when it dissolve in water the bond between O and H  breaks and acetic acid give only hydrogen ions ,so it act as acid.

Answered by  | 3rd Jul, 2008, 03:01: PM

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