The common name for CH3CH2CH2COOH is butyric acid, also known as butanoic acid. This acid is found in Parmesan cheese, due to its anaerobic production. Rancid butter and vomit also contain this acid. It's smell is unpleasant with a sharp taste.
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It's a Carboxylic acid attached to a propyl group. In this case, the systematic/IUPAC name is Butanoic Acid or more commonly Butyric acid.
butanoic acid. I knew it's an acid, because it has COOH. Then I counted the number of carbons. Four carbons mean its associated with butane. Hence, butanoic acid. Source(s) my college
CH3CHBrCHBrCH3 - 2,3-dibromobutane. CH3CH2CH2COOH - butanoic acid. CH3CHOHCH2CH3 - butan-2-ol. Rules. Look for the longest continuous carbon chain. In this case 4 carbons. #1 carbon
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