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Carboxylic acid

Definition of carboxylic acid Organic compounds containing carboxyl functional group (-COOH) are called carboxylic acid. The general formula of carboxylic acid is: Carboxylic acid is composed of two functional groups carbonyl group (-CO-) and hydroxyl group(-OH). The name carboxyl derived from the first four letters of carbonyl and the last four letters of hydroxyl. Classification … Read more