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.