C4H9 COOH, monobasic fatty acids, of which four isomers are known: n-valeric acid pentanoic acid, CH3CH23COOH, bp 185 C; isovaleric acid 3- methylbutanoic acid, CH32=CHCH2COOH, bp 175 C; methylethylacetic acid 2-methylbutanoic acid, CH3 C2HsCHCOOH. bp 177 C; pivalic acid 2,2-dimethyl- propanoic acid, CH33CCOOH, bp 164 C.

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