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by Christian_Ong_3A
Sat Mar 18, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: *Alkenes
Topic: how to name
Replies: 1
Views: 409

how to name

If a molecule has both a double bond and a functional group attached (such as a hydroxide), how would we name the suffix of the molecule?
by Christian_Ong_3A
Sun Mar 12, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: *Organic Reaction Mechanisms in General
Topic: delta G double dagger
Replies: 1
Views: 1894

delta G double dagger

How is delta G double dagger related to standard delta G of a reaction?
by Christian_Ong_3A
Mon Mar 06, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: *Alcohols
Topic: functional groups
Replies: 1
Views: 188

functional groups

how are functional groups used in IUPAC naming?
by Christian_Ong_3A
Sun Feb 26, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: *Electrophiles
Topic: cations
Replies: 1
Views: 220


Are all cations considered electrophiles?
by Christian_Ong_3A
Mon Feb 20, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: General Rate Laws
Topic: pseudo rate law vs non-pseudo rate law
Replies: 1
Views: 223

pseudo rate law vs non-pseudo rate law

On page 68 of the course reader, they talk about pseudo 1st order rate laws and pseudo 2nd order rate laws? Is there any difference between a "real" 1st/2nd order rate law and a pseudo rate law? If so, what is it?
by Christian_Ong_3A
Sun Feb 12, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Balancing Redox Reactions
Topic: balancing basic redox equations
Replies: 1
Views: 187

balancing basic redox equations

how do you balance a basic redox half reaction if when you add H2O to balance out the H, adding OH to balance out the O would only cause the number of Hydrogens to change, thus, forming a never ending cycle of adding H2O and OH?
by Christian_Ong_3A
Sun Feb 05, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Galvanic/Voltaic Cells, Calculating Standard Cell Potentials, Cell Diagrams
Topic: galvanic cell
Replies: 1
Views: 227

galvanic cell

what is the purpose of constructing and using a galvanic cell in a real world application?
by Christian_Ong_3A
Sat Jan 28, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Gibbs Free Energy Concepts and Calculations
Topic: free energy (G) of a gas at pressure P
Replies: 1
Views: 178

free energy (G) of a gas at pressure P

In the course reader on page 40, it says that G=standard free energy + R*T*ln(P). However in this previous equation it was (P/standard pressure) in the natural log. So my question is, how did (P/standard pressure) suddenly just become P?
by Christian_Ong_3A
Sun Jan 22, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Concepts & Calculations Using First Law of Thermodynamics
Topic: calculating delta U [ENDORSED]
Replies: 1
Views: 244

calculating delta U [ENDORSED]

How can delta U equal delta H if there's another equation stating that delta U equals delta H minus P times delta V? If delta U equals delta H, is this assuming there is no volume change?
by Christian_Ong_3A
Wed Jan 11, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Phase Changes & Related Calculations
Topic: Temperature of sample remaining constant?
Replies: 4
Views: 371

Temperature of sample remaining constant?

I don't quite understand how the temperature of a sample can remain constant if heat is still being added to the system? Wouldn't the heat naturally increase the temperature no matter what?

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