CHEM12C Ch19/22 Carboxylic Acids

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CHEM12C Ch19/22 Carboxylic Acids
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Carboxylic Acids
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  1. A carboxylic acid is more ____ than an alcohol or phenol.
    acidic

    its conjugate base is more effectively stabilized by resonance
  2. Acidity of carboxylic acids ____ with the presence of electron-withdrawing groups (ex: electronegative halogens).
    increases
  3. Acidity of carboxylic acids ____ with the presence of electron-donating groups (ex: polarizable alkyl groups).
    decreases
  4. Electron-donor groups make a substituted benzoic acid ____ acidic than benzoic acid.
    less
  5. Electron-withdrawing groups make a substituted benzoic acid ____ acidic than benzoic
    acid.
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