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 - Page 77: 2.76f


acetic acid

Work Step by Step

A proton $(H^{+})$ is added to acetate $(CH_{3}COO^{-})$. If the anion ends in -ate, then the -ate is replaced with -ic to name the acid.
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