Chapter 4

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Which is the best description of a carbonyl group?

A) an oxygen joined to a carbon by a single covalent bond

B) a nitrogen and two hydrogens joined to a carbon by covalent bonds

C) a carbon joined to two hydrogens by single covalent bonds

D) a sulfur and a hydrogen joined to a carbon by covalent bonds

E) a carbon atom joined to an oxygen by adouble covalent bond

Answer:
E) a carbon atom joined to an oxygen by a double covalent bond

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