# Chapter 16 - Exercises - Page 770: 3

A carboxylic acid is an acid that contains the $-CO_2H$ grouping of atoms. There are many examples like: Acetic acid, citric acid and malic acid.

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A carboxylic acid is an acid that contains the $-CO_2H$ grouping of atoms. There are many examples like: Acetic acid, citric acid and malic acid.

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