## Search found 22 matches

Sat Mar 18, 2017 11:57 am
Forum: Galvanic/Voltaic Cells, Calculating Standard Cell Potentials, Cell Diagrams
Topic: Anode and Cathode [ENDORSED]
Replies: 4
Views: 373

### Anode and Cathode[ENDORSED]

How can I figure out which solution and electrode is the anode and which is the cathode?
Mon Mar 13, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: *Cyclopropanes and Cyclobutanes
Topic: Torsional Strain
Replies: 2
Views: 781

### Torsional Strain

When a molecule's hydrogens are eclipsed, does that imply torsional strain on the bonds? Also, is torsional strain only prominent in planar conformations?
Mon Mar 06, 2017 11:35 am
Forum: *Alcohols
Topic: Functional group naming
Replies: 1
Views: 239

### Functional group naming

How do we go about naming a substituent on a functional group?
Fri Mar 03, 2017 11:11 am
Forum: *Alkanes
Topic: Substituents
Replies: 4
Views: 440

### Re: Substituents

Is the number of substituents limited to the number of carbons on the parent chain?
Sat Feb 25, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Experimental Details
Topic: Reaction Mechanism Possibility [ENDORSED]
Replies: 1
Views: 652

### Reaction Mechanism Possibility[ENDORSED]

If a reaction's mechanism must agree with the experimentally determined rate law, then why does it not prove that a reaction mechanism is correct?
Mon Feb 13, 2017 1:12 pm
Forum: Method of Initial Rates (To Determine n and k)
Topic: Probability of higher order reactions
Replies: 1
Views: 346

### Probability of higher order reactions

If the temperature of a reaction, or any other outside factor, like pressure, is increased, can higher order reactions of molecules colliding simultaneously more probable/likely to occur?
Mon Feb 13, 2017 1:09 pm
Forum: General Rate Laws
Topic: Overall Rate Law
Replies: 1
Views: 346

### Overall Rate Law

Is the overall rate law of a reaction with multiple reactants the same rate law for the slowest step pertaining to a reactant of that reaction?
Thu Feb 02, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Concepts & Calculations Using Second Law of Thermodynamics
Topic: Relationship between S & T
Replies: 2
Views: 359

### Relationship between S & T

Why does an increase in temperature increase entropy if temperature is in the denominator? Is it because there is an increase of heat being added?
Mon Jan 30, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Concepts & Calculations Using Second Law of Thermodynamics
Topic: Spontaneity
Replies: 4
Views: 676

### Spontaneity

If a reaction is spontaneous on its own, how is equilibrium related to the spontaneity?
Fri Jan 27, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 8017
Views: 1403415

### Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

Do I know any jokes about sodium?

... Na
Fri Jan 20, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Concepts & Calculations Using Second Law of Thermodynamics
Topic: Entropy Relationship [ENDORSED]
Replies: 2
Views: 431

### Entropy Relationship[ENDORSED]

How are entropy, enthalpy, and internal energy all related to one another?
Sat Jan 14, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 8017
Views: 1403415

### Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

What do you call a fish made of two sodium atoms?

2Na (tuna)
Thu Dec 01, 2016 9:46 pm
Forum: Ionic & Covalent Bonds
Topic: Ionic & Covalent Character
Replies: 1
Views: 281

### Ionic & Covalent Character

Is ionic character polar or nonpolar? I have the same question for covalent character.
Fri Nov 25, 2016 9:52 pm
Forum: Amphoteric Compounds
Topic: Amphoteric compounds
Replies: 1
Views: 327

### Amphoteric compounds

For amphoteric compounds, are they based on Lewis acids and bases or Bronsted acids and bases?
Sat Nov 19, 2016 5:19 pm
Forum: Equilibrium Constants & Calculating Concentrations
Topic: ICE table question
Replies: 2
Views: 391

### ICE table question

When completing the ice table, if the initial concentration of a molecule is given and it has more than one mole, do you multiply its initial concentration by the number of moles the molecule has in the balanced equation before inputting it in the ice table? For example: 2BrCl (g) ⟷ Br2 (g) + Cl2 (g...
Sun Nov 13, 2016 3:31 pm
Forum: Shape, Structure, Coordination Number, Ligands
Topic: chelating complexes
Replies: 1
Views: 354

### Re: chelating complexes

A chelating complex is a species consisting of at least one poly-dentate ligand that forms a ring of atoms bonded to the central metal atom.
Sat Nov 05, 2016 6:09 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 8017
Views: 1403415

### Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

Q: What did the chemist say when he found two new isotopes of Helium?
A: HeHe
Sat Nov 05, 2016 6:06 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 8017
Views: 1403415

### Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

A photon checks into a hotel and is asked if he needs any help with his luggage. He says, "No, I'm traveling light."
Wed Oct 26, 2016 12:11 pm
Forum: Sigma & Pi Bonds
Topic: Double Bond with Sigma & Pi Bond
Replies: 1
Views: 302

### Double Bond with Sigma & Pi Bond

If there is a double bond with a sigma and Pi bond, can the molecule's orbitals still rotate?
Sun Oct 16, 2016 1:51 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 8017
Views: 1403415

### Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

Making bad chemistry jokes because all the good ones Argon.
Fri Oct 07, 2016 11:02 pm
Forum: DeBroglie Equation
Topic: Diffraction Patterns and Interacting Waves
Replies: 1
Views: 315

### Diffraction Patterns and Interacting Waves

I am confused on what diffraction patterns are, and the significance constructive and destructive interference waves have on diffraction patterns. Could someone please explain the basic function and definition of each? Thank you!
Thu Sep 29, 2016 12:51 am
Forum: Photoelectric Effect
Topic: Photons and Electrons question [ENDORSED]
Replies: 1
Views: 356

### Photons and Electrons question[ENDORSED]

If the threshold energy for an electron to be removed from a metal is reached, is it the amount of energy or number of photons that removes an electron from the metal?