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. What systematic ending is used to show that a molecule is a carboxylic acid? Give an example.

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The systematic ending of a carboxylic acid should be explained.

Concept Introduction:

Carboxylic acid is comprised of COOH group.

Introductory Chemistry: A Foundation, Chapter 20, Problem 77QAP

When it’s naming oic is added at the end of the name excluding the last –e which is referred to parent alkane (the longest chain which has COOH group). But frequently the carboxylic acids are known by their common name rather than the systematic name.

Explanation

Characteristic feature of a carboxylic acid is that it has a COOH group. The General formula of a carboxylic acid is RCOOH, where R represents the hydrocarbon fragment.

COOH group of a carboxylic acid can give away hydrogen ions to an aqueous medium. That’s why it is called as an acid.

When it’s naming oic is added at the end of the name excluding the last –e which is referred to parent alkane (the longest chain which has COOH group). But frequently the carboxylic acids are known by their common name rather than the systematic name

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