what functional group is present in the following compound H2N-CH2-CH2-CH2-O-CH2-COO-CH3?

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thilina-g | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator

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There are three functional groups.

First one  - In the left

Primary amine H2N-

Second one- In the middle

Ether - -CH2-O-CH2-

Third one - In the right

Ester - -CH2-COO-CH3


But according to the rankong of functional groups this molecule is an ester.