University Chemistry ›› 2021, Vol. 36 ›› Issue (12): 2103010.doi: 10.3866/PKU.DXHX202103010

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Analysis of the Influence of Hydroxyl and Methoxy Groups on the Acidity of Carboxylic Acid

Yuanzhao Hua()   

  • Received:2021-03-05 Accepted:2021-04-23 Published:2021-05-07
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Inductive and deductive methods are important for organic chemistry learning. The effects of hydroxyl and methoxy groups on carboxylic acid acidity in several systems are analyzed. The influence of hydrogen bonding on carboxylic acid acidity varies in different systems.

Key words: Carboxylic acid acidity, Comparison of the acid strength, Hydroxyl groups, Methoxy groups