Can you please tell me what the structure is? I know there is probably an Aromatic ring and a Carbonyl group.

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The molecular formula of the compound is C8H8O. There are many compounds with this molecular formula. One of them, which is most likely the one described in the problem is called Acetophenone. This has a chemical formula of C6H5C(O)CH3. Acetophenone is the simplest aromatic ketone. It is also known as Phenyl methyl ketone and Phenylethanone. The compound has a phenyl group which is a group made of carbon and hydrogen with the carbon atoms arranged in a circular formation. The carbonyl group is carbon connected to oxygen by a double bond. The figure given below is an accurate description of the bonds between the atoms of the elements that the compound is made of.

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