C3 Alcohols

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Functional group of alcohols

Alcohol are generally in anrmula  -OH group

General formula is CnH2n+1OH

Covalently bonded

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Carboxylic acids

General formula = CH2n+1COOH

Weak acids that react with alkalis, metals and carbonates.

Ethanoic acid is found in vinegar

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Ester

Have pleasant fruity smells and flavours

Used widely in cheap perfumes and flavoured foods

Often formed by mixing alcohol with carboxylic acids

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Ester

Have pleasant fruity smells and flavours

Used widely in cheap perfumes and flavoured foods

Often formed by mixing alcohol with carboxylic acids

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