Chemistry Questions



Please tell me the name of this compound C8H6O4? Also tell me whether it is alkane,alkene or alkyne.


Terephthalic Acid has formula C8H6O4 with molar mass166.13 g/mol and density: 1.52 g/cm³

Other names

  • Benzene-1,4-dicarboxylic acid
  • para-Phthalic acid

It look like a acid as it has -COOH. to be alkane, alkene or alkyne compound should consist only of C & H