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Name the functional group present in propanone.

 

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Propanone = Propane + ketone 

A functional group is an atom or group of atoms which makes a carbon compound reactive and decides its properties. 

Ketone is a functional group which consists of one carbon atom and one oxygen atom.

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As propanone consists of a carbon attached to an oxygen atom through a double bond and as the suffix of propanone (i.e. one) suggests, it contains the functional group ketone. 

So the functional group present in propanone is the ketone.

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Name the functional group present in propanone. Answer Propanone = Propane + ketone A functional group is an atom or group of atoms which makes a carbon compound reactive and decides its properties. Ketone is a functional group which consists of one carbon atom and one oxygen atom. Propanone Structure H3C C CH3 O As propanone consists of a carbon attached to an oxygen atom through a double bond and as the suffix of propanone (i.e. one) suggests, it contains the functional group ketone. So the functional group present in propanone is the ketone.

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