Acetate facts for kids

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Molecular formula CH3CO
Molar mass 59 g mol-1
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
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Acetate, also known as ethanoate, is the salt of acetic acid (vinegar). It is formed when acetic acid is deprotonated. Its chemical formula is CH2COOH-. Acetates smell like acetic acid. They turn brown when heated.

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