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