An aldehyde has the structural formula CH3CH(CH3)CHO.
a. A carboxylic acid is formed when this compound undergoes mild oxidation. i Give the name and structural formula for the carboxylic acid that is formed.
The carbonyl group, a carbon-oxygen double bond, is the key structure in these classes of organic molecules: Aldehydes contain at least one hydrogen atom attached to the carbonyl carbon atom, ketones contain two carbon groups attached to the carbonyl carbon atom, carboxylic acids contain a hydroxyl group attached to