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How do carboxylic acids and esters differ in chemical structure?
Check all that may apply.
Esters have a hydroxyl group.
Esters have a carboxyl group.
Esters have a carboxyl group and hydrogen linkage off the alpha carbon.
Esters have a carboxyl group and ether linkage off the alpha carbon.

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  1. What's your problem with this?
    Esters are RCOOCR'
    Acids are RCOOH

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  2. Esters have a carboxyl group and ether linkage off the alpha carbon

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