CHAPTER 19CARBOXYLIC ACIDSSOLUTIONS TO TEXT PROBLEMS19.1(b)The four carbon atoms of crotonic acid form a continuous chain. Because there is a doublebond between C-2 and C-3, crotonic acid is one of the stereoisomers of 2-butenoic acid. Thestereochemistry of the double bond is E.(c)Oxalic acid is a dicarboxylic acid that contains two carbons. It is ethanedioic acid.(d
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