## Organic Chemistry (8th Edition)

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# Chapter 2 - Structure and Properties of Organic Molecules - Study Problems: 2-24 j

#### Answer

An acid derivative with an alkyl group. Example: Ethyl acetate $CH_3COOCH_2CH_3$

#### Work Step by Step

An acid derivative with an alkyl group in place of the H on what would otherwise be carboxylic acid. The general formula is RCOOR ́. Example: Ethyl acetate $CH_3COOCH_2CH_3$

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