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Lewis Dot of Acetic Acid (ethanoic Acid)



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Since all the atoms are in either period 1 or 2, this molecule will adhere to the octet rule.

The exception, of course, being the hydrogen's. They follow the duet rule (2 electrons).

From- -In the form of vinegar, acetic acid solutions (typically 4% to 18% acetic acid, with the percentage usually calculated by mass) are used directly as a condiment, and also in the pickling of vegetables and other foods. Table vinegar tends to be more diluted (4% to 8% acetic acid), while commercial food pickling, in general, employs more concentrated solutions. The amount of acetic acid used as vinegar on a worldwide scale is not large, but is by far the oldest and best-known application.



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