Draw 3-methylbenzoic acid. Include all hydrogen atoms.

Question:

Draw 3-methylbenzoic acid. Include all hydrogen atoms.

IUPAC Nomenclature:

For aromatic cyclic hydrocarbon, we need to number the carbon atoms such that the highest priority functional group gets the least number.

Now, we name the organic compound as discussed in the solution.

Answer and Explanation:

First we need to consider a benzene molecule.

Here the highest functional group is {eq}-COOH {/eq} and the carbon in which it is attached is...

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Benzoic Acid: Structure, Formula & Uses

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Chapter 16 / Lesson 1
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