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jonathanvaldes98

  • one year ago

Acetic acid, commonly known as vinegar, is sour. Which functional group is present in acetic acid? A. amino group B. phosphate group C. carboxyl group

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  1. shreehari499
    • one year ago
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    Hi! @jonathanvaldes98 ! Since its's an 'Acid', which group do you think will be present?

  2. jonathanvaldes98
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    amino?

  3. shreehari499
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    Do you know the chemical formula of acetic acid?

  4. shreehari499
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    |dw:1439814262520:dw|

  5. shreehari499
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    Now what do you think?

  6. jonathanvaldes98
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    i think its phosphate

  7. shreehari499
    • one year ago
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    OH..stillyou've got it wrong! :( Its a Carboxyl group..COOH group which is responsible for the acidic property of Vinegar. If you learn its chemical formula, it'll be very easy for you to answer such type of question.

  8. jonathanvaldes98
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    thanks for explaining

  9. shreehari499
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    You're welcome!

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