Organic Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1305080483
ISBN 13: 978-1-30508-048-5

Chapter 1 - Structure and Bonding - Exercises - Page 27d: 34


Potassium Methoxide, $KOCH_{3}$ has 1 ionic and 4 covalent bonds.

Work Step by Step

In potassium methoxide, $K^{+} $$ ^{-}OCH_{3}$ has one ionic bond between potassium and methoxide ion. The Methoxide ion on the other hand has 4 covalent bonds ( 3 C - H covalent bonds and one C - O bonds ).
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