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Nomenclature of Carboxylic acids

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Some carboxylic acids with their common names as well as their IUPAC names are given below :

Nomenclature of carboxylic acids : Formic acid
Nomenclature of carboxylic acids : Acetic acid
Nomenclature of carboxylic acids : Propanoic acid

Some other examples of carboxylic acids

Nomenclature of carboxylic acids : 3-Chloro-2-phenylpentane-1,5-dioic acid

3-Chloro-2-phenylpentane-1,5-dioic acid

Nomenclature of carboxylic acids : 2-(2-Oxopropyl)butane-1,4-dioic acid

2-(2-Oxopropyl)butane-1,4-dioic acid

The following carboxylic acid is an alicyclic compound. Nomenclature of such compounds is discussed in nomenclature of alicyclic compounds.

Nomenclature of carboxylic acids : Cyclohexane-1-carboxylic acid

Cyclohexane-1-carboxylic acid

Nomenclature of aromatic carboxylic acids

The following compounds are aromatic carboxylic acids. If you have any difficulty understanding them, refer to nomenclature of aromatic compounds

Nomenclature of aromatic carboxylic acids : Benzoic acid

Benzoic acid

Nomenclature of aromatic carboxylic acids : 2-Hydroxybenzoic acid

2-Hydroxybenzoic acid

Nomenclature of aromatic carboxylic acids : Benzene-1,2-dicarboxylic acid

Benzene-1,2-dicarboxylic acid

(Phthalic acid)

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