why the formula of acetate is written first in formula rather then it is a anion /?

Asked by Manvi garg | 15th Feb, 2012, 04:50: PM

Expert Answer:

Acetate is CH3COO- ion.
It can be written in any ways CH3COO- or C2H3O2-

Answered by  | 16th Feb, 2012, 01:38: PM

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