Problem: Write the systematic (IUPAC) names of the following carboxylic acids.a. b.

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a. 

Parent chain → 4 Cs → but-

Modifier → carboxylic acid (-COOH) at C1 → suffix: -oic acid

Substituents:

Cl → chloro- at C3

Name will appear as:  3-chlorobutanoic acid


b. 

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Write the systematic (IUPAC) names of the following carboxylic acids.

a. 

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