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Alcohols

 
     
 
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Structural formula
Figure 4-8
Structural formula
for formic acid.
Structural formulas for methyl alcohol, ethyl alcohol, and propyl alcohol.
Figure 4-7 Structural formulas for methyl
alcohol, ethyl alcohol, and propyl alcohol.

If one of the hydrogen atoms of methane is replaced by an −OH group, the compound shown in figure 4-6 results. This is methyl alcohol. From this compound a whole series of alcohols can be created, as shown in figure 4-7.
 
     
 
 
     



     
 
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