# (a) Draw the structure of the following compounds: (i) Ethanoic acid (ii) Butanone. (b) why is conversion of ethanol to ethanoic acid considered an ox

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(a) Draw the structure of the following compounds:
(i) Ethanoic acid
(ii) Butanone.
(b) why is conversion of ethanol to ethanoic acid considered an oxidation reaction?

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(a) underset("Ethanoic acid")(H-underset(H)underset(|)overset(H)overset(|)(C)-overset(O)overset(||)(C)-H" "underset("Butanone")(H-underset(H)underset(|)overset(H)overset(|)(C)-underset(H)underset(|)overset(H)overset(|)(C)-overset(O)overset(||)(C)-underset(H)underset(|)overset(H)overset(|)(C)-H)
(b). When ethanol (C_(2)H_(5)OH) changes with ethanoic acid (CH_(3)COOH)
* there is a decrease in the number of hydrogen atoms by two.
* There is an increase in the number of oxygen atoms by one.
therefore, the conversion represents an oxidation reaction.