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Suggest a reason that linoleic acid is classified as a polyunsaturated fatty acid and oleic acid is classified as a monounsaturated fatty acid?

Linoleic acid is a polyunsaturated fat because its chain of carbons has 3 double bonds. Oleic acid is a monounsaturated fat because its chain of carbons has one double bond.
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Why is picric acid is called a acid?

Picric acid is a fairly strong acid. Most phenols are very weak acids, although they do react with strong bases. Since picric acid (2,4,6-trinitrophenol) has three strong elec (MORE)

What is the percentage of acid in acid rain?

pH of normal rain water is 5.6 while pH of Acid rain water is less than 5. It is due to oxides of nitrogen and sulphur.
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Why can concentrated acid be weak acids?

An acid is considered 'weak' or 'strong' regardless of concentration or dilution. An acid's strength is determined by how easily the H+ ions disassociate in an aqueous solutio (MORE)