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    As in can an aldehyde have 2 =O groups, one on each end? Also, if they do exist does that mean there other organic molecules (eg carboxylic acids) can have more than one functional group? (I know alcohols can.)
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    As in can an aldehyde have 2 =O groups, one on each end? Also, if they do exist does that mean there other organic molecules (eg carboxylic acids) can have more than one functional group? (I know alcohols can.)
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    Hi!

    I believe you can have dialdehydes and dicarboxylic acids.

    (General formula for a dialdehyde)



    (Propanedioic acid, an example of a dicarboxylic acid)



    Hope this helped!
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    Awesome thanks maybe it'll come up in A2 chemistry...
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    Awesome thanks maybe it'll come up in A2 chemistry...
    Aha I have actually done practice questions set by my teachers involving them! You never know. :eek:
 
 
 
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