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eisengard08

  • 3 years ago

What is the difference between –OH and OH-

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  1. ashna
    • 3 years ago
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    OH¯ suggests that it is a hydroxyl ion. OH¯+ H = H2O. -OH suggests that it is a hydroxyl group that is attached to something else .. like a carbon chain. CH3-OH.

  2. henpen
    • 3 years ago
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    In -OH, the dash represents a bond, in OH- a negative charge.

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