Problem: Identify ALL of the functional groups in the following molecule. Assign degree of functional group when appropriate.

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We’re being asked to determine the functional groups (and degrees) present in the given structure:



Recall that the essential functional groups are:



Also, recall that the degree of a functional group depends on the number of carbons it is directly/indirectly attached to. The functional groups that get degrees are the “A-team”:

• Alcohol (R-OH)

• Alkyl Halide (R-X)

• Amine (R–NH2, R2NH, NR3)

• Amide (CONH2, CONRH, CONR2)


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Identify ALL of the functional groups in the following molecule. Assign degree of functional group when appropriate.

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