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


Complete the following tables:
Table 1.
#CompoundIUPAC NameModel
a -
b -
c -
d -
e -

Answers to Table 1

Table 2.

#CompoundIUPAC NameModel
a -
b- -
c -
d -
e- -

Answers to Table 2

Review Alkanoic acids

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