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Sun Feb 28, 2016 7:58 pm
Forum: *Alkanes
Topic: Common names (non IUPAC names)
Replies: 1
Views: 462

### Re: Common names (non IUPAC names)

The prefix "iso" is used when all carbons except one form a continuous chain. The prefix "sec" is used when the functional group is bonded to a secondary carbon. The prefix "tert" is used when the functional group is bonded to a tertiary carbon. The prefix "neo&quo...
Sat Feb 20, 2016 6:07 pm
Forum: Method of Initial Rates (To Determine n and k)
Topic: Units For K
Replies: 2
Views: 440

### Re: Units For K

The units for k would still be calculated from the overall rate order. In this example "rate=k[X]^1/4[Y]^1[Z]^1" the overall rate order would be 2 1/4 or 9/4 and so the units of k would be L^5/4 mol^5/4 s^-1, in order for the rate's units to be in mol L^-1 s^-1.
Sat Feb 06, 2016 8:51 pm
Forum: Balancing Redox Reactions
Topic: Half Reactions
Replies: 3
Views: 439

### Re: Half Reactions

They are Standard Reduction Potentials, but to switch from Standard Reduction Potentials to Standard Oxidation Potentials simply multiply by -1.
Sat Jan 30, 2016 10:59 pm
Forum: Balancing Redox Reactions
Topic: Using -OH to Balance
Replies: 2
Views: 437

### Re: Using -OH to Balance

You use -OH in acidic solutions so that the -OH can act as a proton acceptor and accept the H+ given by the acid, forming H2O as a product.
Sat Jan 16, 2016 2:52 pm
Forum: Heat Capacities, Calorimeters & Calorimetry Calculations
Topic: Which Heat capacity equation to use for gases
Replies: 1
Views: 236

### Re: Which Heat capacity equation to use for gases

For constant volume the heat capacity for a monatomic gas is 3/2 R, for a gas made up of linear molecules it is 5/2 R, and for a gas made up of nonlinear molecules it is 3R. For constant pressure the heat capacity for a monatomic gas is 5/2 R, for a gas made up of linear molecules it is 7/2 R, and f...

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