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One benefit of a mind map over a table is that you can visually represent data that doesn't fit into a linear table structure. For the carboxylic acid example below this additional information is the 'outer ring' of reactions that show how the carboxylic acid's products can also undergo related reactions (compare to our carboxylic acid table).

Diagram of a mind map around carboxylic acid

Use the quick links on the left to see how this mind map was contructed.

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