Draw Lewis structure for {eq}\displaystyle \rm CH_3COO^- {/eq}.


Draw Lewis structure for {eq}\displaystyle \rm CH_3COO^- {/eq}.

Acetate Ion:

{eq}\displaystyle \rm CH_3COO^- {/eq} is the chemical formula of acetate ion. It is a polyatomic ion. It is the conjugate base of acetic acid (ethanoic acid), a carboxylic acid.

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The two carbon atoms are bonded via single bonds. One of the carbon atoms is bonded to three hydrogen atoms via single bonds and another carbon atom...

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