Problem: What functional group does the molecule shown below contain? a. ester b. aldehyde c. carboxylic acid d. amide e. amine f. ketone 

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The molecule contains a carbonyl (C=O) which has 2 R groups in it making it a ketone. General formula of ketone can be seen below

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What functional group does the molecule shown below contain? 

a. ester 

b. aldehyde 

c. carboxylic acid 

d. amide 

e. amine 

f. ketone 

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