Functional Groups

Feb 2020
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one of the questions we got for organic chemistry (1st year University) was to identify and circle the functional group of 4-chloro-metacresol... I understand functional group and thought circling the OH and benzene ring for phenol but then thought that would be wrong.
 
Apr 2015
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Cresol is an obsolescent name for methyl phenol.

So your compound is 4-chloro-3methyl-phenol since compounds are now based on the phenol.

So you functional groups are

Chloro
Methyl
Phenol
 
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