Basic Organic Nomenclature

An Introduction

Dave Woodcock,
Associate Professor Emeritus UBC (Okanagan)
©1996,2000, 2008

5. Functional Groups
with Suffix or Prefix

VII Alkanoic Acids
(carboxylic acids)

Self-study Questions
Question 2 Answers


Complete the following tables:
Table 2.
#CompoundIUPAC NameModel
a ethanedioic acid
b- propanedioic acid
c 2-hydroxypropanedioic acid
d (Z)-oct-5-enoic acid
e- 6-aminohexanoic acid


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