Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 2 - Atoms, Molecules, and Ions - Exercises: 2.52a

Answer

6 Carbon atoms

Work Step by Step

C4H8COOCH3 has 6 Carbon atoms. There are 4, which can be seen by the subscript on the C4 and then we find the other two in the COOCH3 part of the molecule. 4+2 = 6.
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