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Unformatted text preview: a. b. c. d. R OH O Carboxyl Group OH O a b g COOH I COOH COOH NO 2 NO 2 COOH Cl HOOC 3. Properties a. Solubility- very polar. Show H-bonding with water. 1-4 carbons very water soluble 5 or more- slightly water soluble. b. Acidity- very weak acid. OH O + H 2 O O-O + H 3 O + propanoate ion (add ate for ion)...
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- Spring '11
- Carboxylic acid, carboxyl group