What is the old name for ethanoic acid?

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Acetic Acid.

Here are some more older names for various carboxylic(fatty) acids.

Formic Acid (Methanoic Acid)

Propanoic acid remains unchanged. As does Butanoic Acid


Valeric Acid ( Pentanoic Acid)

Try Stearic Acid. (CH3(CH2)16COOH).

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acetic acid :)

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The formula is CH3COOH

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acetic acid

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What is the difference between acetic acid and ethanoic acid?

They are the same thing, ethanoic acid is just another name of acetic acid. Just like how murtratic acid is another name for hydrochloric acid.

Is ethanoic acid an alkali?

No ethanoic acid is an acid.

What is the slang name for Acetic Acid?

Vinegar. The correct name is Ethanoic acid.

What is ethanioc acid?

Ethanoic acid is the I.U.P.A.C, name for Acetic acid, CH3COOH.

Is ethanoic acid acetic acid?

YES!!! Acetic Acis is the commerical /archaic name. Ethanoic acid is the modern IUPAC name, Rgwe ctructure is CH3-COOH .

Which is weaker hydrobromic acid or ethanoic acid?

HBr is a strong acid. Ethanoic acid (acetic acid) is a weak acid. So ethanoic acid is weaker.

What acid is found in vinegar?

Acetic acid (IUPAC name: ethanoic acid), CH3COOH.

What is the technical name for acetic acid?

Acetic acid is (one of) the technical name(s). The official name is ethanoic acid.

What is the formal name for vinegar?

The formal name for vinegar is acetic acid. Its IUPAC name is ethanoic acid.

Is ethanoic acid found in stores?

Ethanoic acid is vinegar.

What is the name of HOOCCH3?

The IUPAC name is ethanoic acid, but it's usually called acetic acid.

What is a every day name for ethaiotic acid?

vinegar-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------although, the correct name of the acid in the question is Ethanoic Acid orAcetic Acid.