What is the molecular mass of ethanoic acid?

Ethanoic acid – CH3COOH.

Atomic mass of C = 12, O =16, and H=1.

Therefore, 12 + (3—1) + 12 + 16 + 16 + 1 = 60u

  • Ethanoic acid, also called acetic acid as its common name, is a weak acid distinguishable by its sharp, vinegar like smell.
  • Ethanoic acid is used as a solvent for the production of camphor and cooking material
  • Acetic acid is used for the production of plastics bottles.

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