Give the IUPAC and common names (if any) for the following carboxylic acids:

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Give the IUPAC and common names (if any) for the following carboxylic acids:

IUPAC Naming for Carboxylic Acids

The IUPAC name for a molecule with a carboxyl group in the parent chain is the parent chain name + -oic acid (Example: ethanoic acid for {eq}CH_3COOH {/eq}). For a carboxyl group as a substituent group, the name of the molecule is the parent chain + carboxylic acid.

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