Saturated Fatty Acid: Structure, Formula & Example

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Which of the following, based on their chemical formulas, is not a saturated fatty acid?

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1. Which of the following chemical structures is NOT a saturated fatty acid?

2. Which of the following statements is TRUE?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Saturated fatty acids are prominent in a number of the foods you eat, and this quiz tests you on a number of facts regarding them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This saturated fatty acids quiz tests your ability to:

  • Determine if a chemical formula is or is not a saturated fatty acid
  • Recognize a chemical structure that is not a saturated fatty acid
  • Understand if a statement is true or false
  • Recall the general formula of a saturated fatty acid

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw the most relevant information from the related human anatomy and physiology lesson
  • Critical thinking - use this information to determine if something is or is not a saturated fatty acid
  • Information recall - remember the saturated fatty acid knowledge that you have gained

Additional Learning

Still want to know more on the subject? The lesson Saturated Fatty Acid: Structure, Formula & Example covers the following objectives:

  • List examples of foods containing saturated fatty acids
  • Explain carboxylic acids
  • Show different ways to write lauric acids
  • Provide examples of saturated acids
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