What are organic acids?
An organic acid is an organic compound with acidic properties. The most common organic acids are the carboxylic acids whose acidity is associated with their carboxyl group -COOH.
Nomenclature-carboxylic acids have an -oic acid suffix (e.g. octadecanoic acid)
Examples- to see the names highlight name left of the structure
on to Aldehydes
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