Problem: Edit the structure of butane below to make butanoic acid. Show all hydrogen atoms.

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Given: Butanoic acid

  • root = butane → 4C's
  • modifier = oic acid → carboxylic acid (-COOH)
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Edit the structure of butane below to make butanoic acid. Show all hydrogen atoms.


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