Draw the structure of hexanal.
The term functional group comes to represent a compound. The functional groups work for all the changes (physical and chemical). For example, aldehyde is a functional group, the compound containing aldehyde can have hydrogen bonding, high melting point, and high reactivity.
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The compound hexanal has 6 carbon atoms and 12 hydrogen atoms including functional group aldehyde.
The structure of hexanal is represented as:
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