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displayed structure penalising?

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    • Thread Starter

    when drawing a displayed formula of, lets say butan-1-ol, would i get marked down by having -OH on the first carbon instead of -O-H?
    My friend thinks so but i think not

    I would think so, yes. As in a displayed formula you should show all of the bonds.

    Of course outside of exams this is completely pointless.
    • Thread Starter

    ah thanks

    It isn't worth the risk. If asked for a displayed formula, show every bond.
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