WM 13.4 OH Group

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  • Created on: 29-08-14 10:16

The OH group can occur in 3 different environments:

  • As part of a carboxyl group (carboxylic acids)
  • Attached to an alkane chain (alcohol)
  • Attached to a benzene ring (phenols)

When compounds lose a H+ ion they form an anion. It is the stability of the anion formed which governs how easily…


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