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The general formula C_nH_2nO_2  could be for open chain

  • Option 1)

    diketones

  • Option 2)

    carboxylic acids

  • Option 3)

    diols

  • Option 4)

    dialdehydes.

 

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As we learnt in 

Carboxylic acids -

Organic acid containing one or more carboxyl  (-COOH) groups as a functional group.

- wherein

C_{n}H_{2n+1}COOH\:\:\:\:or\:\:\:\:C_{n}H_{2n}O_{2}

 

 General formula CnH2nO2 could be for open chain carboxylic acid.

For example C_{2}H_{2\times2}O_{2}\rightarrow CH_{3}COOH \: (ethanoic \:acid)


Option 1)

diketones

This option is incorrect

Option 2)

carboxylic acids

This option is correct

Option 3)

diols

This option is incorrect

Option 4)

dialdehydes.

This option is incorrect

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