Chem Unit 10: Citric Acid

Citric Acid

 

Citric Acid - silly

 

 

Warm up: How many protons does Citric Acid produce when it is dissolved in water?
Citric Acid: H3C6H5O7Citric Acid ball and stick model

 

Structural Formula: Identify each of the carbon, Oxygen and Hydrogen atoms.   Identify which Hydrogens are released when Citric Acid is dissolved in water.

in your notes, draw the neutral citrus acid molecule, the -1 ion, the -2 ion, and the -3 ion. Hint: you need to think about which Hydrogen atoms are release as H+ and why.

Citric Acid Structural Formula

 

 

Review Chapter 18 Assessment pg 53.