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    Hello TSR,

    I am creating a powerpoint on carboxylic acid and would just like to clarify, is this the structural formula for carboxylic acid:-

    - COOH

    and is this the general formula for carboxylic acid:-

    Cn H2n+1 COOH

    Thank You!
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    (Original post by FutureMedic)
    Hello TSR,

    I am creating a powerpoint on carboxylic acid and would just like to clarify, is this the structural formula for carboxylic acid:-

    - COOH

    and is this the general formula for carboxylic acid:-

    Cn H2n+1 COOH

    Thank You!
    Yes :yes:

    Though, the functional group of carbs acid is -COOH.
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    yes the general formula looks right, but the -COOH isnt a structural formula, its the functional group
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    Yeh , just drew it out dunno bout the COOH?
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    I was wondering if anyone knew any websites that could tell me about "how carboxylic acid (the functional group) affects the chemical behaviour of the chemical compund its attached to"???

    Would REALLY appreciate it! Thanks!
 
 
 
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