Structures of alcohols, carboxylic acids and esters

The atom or group that is used to identify the characteristics of a compound
functional group
1 of 12
The functional group of an alcohol
O-H
2 of 12
The functional group of an ester
COO
3 of 12
The functional group of a carboxylic acid
COOH
4 of 12
The first member of the alcohol series
methanol
5 of 12
The first member of the ester series
Ethyl ethanoate
6 of 12
The first member of the carboxylic acid series
methanoic acid
7 of 12
The second member of the alcohol series
ethanol
8 of 12
The second member of the carboxylic acid series
ethanoic acid
9 of 12
The third member of the alcohol series
propanol
10 of 12
The third member of the carboxylic series series
propanoic acid
11 of 12
In both esters and carboxylic acids, what type of bond is there between a carbon and oxygen atom?
covalent
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The functional group of an alcohol

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O-H

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The functional group of an ester

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The functional group of a carboxylic acid

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The first member of the alcohol series

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