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       An atom or group of atoms which makes an organic compound reactive and decides its functions is called functional group.

TABLE of Formulae of Different Functional Groups

S. No. Formula of Functional Group Name
1. Structure of Alcohols Alcohols
2. Structure of Aldehydes Aldehydes
3. Structure of Ketones Ketones
4. Structure of Carboxylic acids Carboxylic acids
5. Structure of Esters Esters

       Where, R represents alkyl group.

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