Problem: The best systematic name for the following molecule is: A. 2-Hydroxy-1-cyclopentenecarboxylic acid B. 5- Hydroxy-1-cyclopentenecarboxylic acid C. 1- Cyclopentenol-1-carboxylic acid D. 2-Hydroxy-5-cyclopentenoic alcohol E. 2-Formyloxycyclopentanone

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The best systematic name for the following molecule is:

A. 2-Hydroxy-1-cyclopentenecarboxylic acid

B. 5- Hydroxy-1-cyclopentenecarboxylic acid

C. 1- Cyclopentenol-1-carboxylic acid

D. 2-Hydroxy-5-cyclopentenoic alcohol

E. 2-Formyloxycyclopentanone

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