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by akaylaco_1k
Mon Mar 07, 2016 5:39 pm
Forum: *Cyclohexanes (Chair, Boat, Geometric Isomers)
Topic: Axial and Equitorial bonds
Replies: 1
Views: 218

Axial and Equitorial bonds

When drawing cycloalkanes, do the we always have to alternate the axial and equatorial bonds for the confirmation to be the most stable?
by akaylaco_1k
Mon Feb 29, 2016 8:22 pm
Forum: *Alkenes
Topic: Double bonds
Replies: 1
Views: 235

Double bonds

Does anything get priority over a double bond?
by akaylaco_1k
Mon Feb 29, 2016 8:22 pm
Forum: *Alkenes
Topic: Functional groups and substituents
Replies: 1
Views: 243

Functional groups and substituents

Are halogens treated as functional groups or substituents?
by akaylaco_1k
Thu Feb 25, 2016 10:39 am
Forum: *Alkanes
Topic: Structures and Substituents
Replies: 2
Views: 297

Structures and Substituents

When drawing the structure how do we know which carbon the substituent is coming off from?
by akaylaco_1k
Thu Feb 18, 2016 5:13 pm
Forum: Second Order Reactions
Topic: Activation Energy
Replies: 2
Views: 322

Activation Energy

Can someone please explain the concept behind activation energy?
by akaylaco_1k
Sun Feb 14, 2016 4:47 pm
Forum: *Free Energy of Activation vs Activation Energy
Topic: Spontaneous
Replies: 1
Views: 290

Spontaneous

How can we tell by looking at a graph if it is spontaneous or not?
by akaylaco_1k
Sun Feb 07, 2016 4:32 pm
Forum: Balancing Redox Reactions
Topic: balancing half reactions
Replies: 3
Views: 405

balancing half reactions

Are we supposed to balance the half reactions in both acidic and in basic solutions?
by akaylaco_1k
Tue Feb 02, 2016 10:10 am
Forum: Balancing Redox Reactions
Topic: Standard Reduction Potential
Replies: 1
Views: 292

Standard Reduction Potential

Why does the standard reduction potential stay the same when the half reaction is balanced?
by akaylaco_1k
Wed Jan 27, 2016 7:47 pm
Forum: Entropy Changes Due to Changes in Volume and Temperature
Topic: Entropy equation
Replies: 1
Views: 401

Entropy equation

Could someone please explain how the equation S=kBlnW becomes S=Rln2? That would be great, thanks!
by akaylaco_1k
Wed Jan 27, 2016 7:44 pm
Forum: Entropy Changes Due to Changes in Volume and Temperature
Topic: Reversible vs. Irreversible
Replies: 1
Views: 260

Reversible vs. Irreversible

How do I know if the system is reversible or irreversible? Also what equations go along with each?
by akaylaco_1k
Fri Jan 15, 2016 3:23 pm
Forum: Concepts & Calculations Using First Law of Thermodynamics
Topic: Internal Energy
Replies: 1
Views: 326

Internal Energy

Can anyone tell me what the Internal Energy is equal to when the pressure remains constant?
by akaylaco_1k
Fri Jan 08, 2016 3:16 pm
Forum: Reaction Enthalpies (e.g., Using Hess’s Law, Bond Enthalpies, Standard Enthalpies of Formation)
Topic: Bond Enthalpy
Replies: 1
Views: 259

Bond Enthalpy

When calculating bond enthalpy, how do we know exactly which bonds are breaking and which bonds are forming? Thank you.
by akaylaco_1k
Fri Nov 20, 2015 9:34 pm
Forum: Determining Molecular Shape (VSEPR)
Topic: Resonance
Replies: 1
Views: 277

Resonance

I hope you all enjoy our video on Resonance! :)
by akaylaco_1k
Fri Nov 06, 2015 12:01 pm
Forum: Naming
Topic: Coordinating compound names
Replies: 1
Views: 182

Coordinating compound names

When naming a coordinating compound, how do we determine the roman numeral in parentheses in front of the metal? such as cobalt(III)
by akaylaco_1k
Sat Oct 31, 2015 3:10 pm
Forum: Ionic & Covalent Bonds
Topic: Covalent Bonds
Replies: 2
Views: 357

Covalent Bonds

Could someone please explain to me how to find covalent character?
by akaylaco_1k
Thu Oct 22, 2015 3:51 pm
Forum: Determining Molecular Shape (VSEPR)
Topic: Polar, non-polar, and ionic bonds
Replies: 1
Views: 206

Polar, non-polar, and ionic bonds

I am having trouble determining the bond structures. How are we supposed to know if the difference in electronegativity is large or small from not using the table in the book?
by akaylaco_1k
Fri Oct 16, 2015 4:53 pm
Forum: Resonance Structures
Topic: Bond Length
Replies: 1
Views: 305

Bond Length

What is the significance of knowing the bond length? Also how can I determine the bond length?
by akaylaco_1k
Fri Oct 09, 2015 5:07 pm
Forum: Electron Configurations for Multi-Electron Atoms
Topic: orbitals
Replies: 1
Views: 230

orbitals

What is the purpose of ms and when would we need to use it?
by akaylaco_1k
Fri Oct 09, 2015 5:05 pm
Forum: Electron Configurations for Multi-Electron Atoms
Topic: Unpaired Electron
Replies: 2
Views: 828

Unpaired Electron

Could someone please explain how to determine how to find how many unpaired electrons an element has?
by akaylaco_1k
Sun Oct 04, 2015 9:03 pm
Forum: Properties of Light
Topic: Wavelength
Replies: 3
Views: 361

Wavelength

How do you convert a wavelength such as 2.5nm (problem 1.9) into scientific notation in order to probably do the equation?
by akaylaco_1k
Tue Sep 29, 2015 3:30 pm
Forum: Significant Figures
Topic: Common molar masses to remember
Replies: 3
Views: 616

Re: Common molar masses to remember

I agree that those are important masses to remember, thank you!

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