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Carboxyl Group: Definition & Structure

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A carboxyl group results in the formation of what two bond types, with the oxygen and hydroxyl molecule, respectively?

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1. After the hydrogen atom dissociates from the hydroxyl group in a carboxyl group, the break in the double bond results in which of the following?

2. A hydrogen atom that dissociates from the hydroxyl group on a carboxyl molecule is named which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Complete this quiz to review carboxyl groups, including information regarding their bonds, structures and how ionization or the dissociation of a hydrogen atom can change this group. You will choose the best possible answer for each question.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Check your ability to identify:

  • The types of bonds in a carboxyl group
  • Important identifying structures in a carboxyl group
  • The effects of a hydrogen atom dissociating from the carboxyl group
  • What term is used for the dissociated hydrogen atom

Skills Practiced

You will also practice the following abilities:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on carboxyl groups
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding an ionized carboxyl group and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about hydrogen atoms dissociating from the carboxyl group

Additional Learning

Information to increase your understanding of carboxyl groups can be obtained by reading the lesson associated with this quiz, titled Carboxyl Group: Definition & Structure. In this lesson, you will learn about:

  • The definition of a carboxyl group
  • How to understand carboxyl's formula
  • What makes carboxyl different from carbonyl
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