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).
the form ofvinegar, acetic acid
solutions (typically 4% to 18% acetic acid, with the percentage usually
calculated by mass) are used directly as acondiment,
and also in thepicklingof
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.