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Some carboxylic acids and their IUPAC names are given below. Which of the following is not correctly matched?


A
Formic acid - Methanoic acid
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B
Acetic acid - Ethanoic acid
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C
Iso-butyric acid - 2 - Methyl butanoic acid
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D
Malonic acid - Propandioic acid
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Solution

The correct option is C Iso-butyric acid - 2 - Methyl butanoic acid
Isobutyric acid is $$(CH_3)_2CHCOOH$$.
2 - Methyl butanoic acid is $$CH_3-CH_2-CH(CH_3)-COOH$$
hence option (C) is the answer.

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