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Nomenclature-Amides (R-CO-NH2) take the suffix "-amide". There is no prefix form, and no location number is required since they always terminate a carbon chain, e.g. CH3CONH2 is named ethanamide.


ethanamide    CH3CONH2
 2-propenamide           CH2=CHC(=O)NH2


Example- When a carboxylic acid and an amine react, a water molecule is removed, and an amide molecule is formed.

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