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by danny_nguyen_3C
Sat Mar 18, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: *Organic Reaction Mechanisms in General
Topic: transition states
Replies: 1
Views: 546

transition states

When do you know you need to draw out transition states? In some practice finals questions the answer requires it, while in other question, a transition step is not in the answer.
by danny_nguyen_3C
Sat Mar 18, 2017 6:27 pm
Forum: *Alcohols
Topic: difference between hydroxy and alcohol
Replies: 2
Views: 614

difference between hydroxy and alcohol

How do we distinguish the difference between a hydroxy and alcohol functional group when both are OH?
by danny_nguyen_3C
Sat Mar 18, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Saying Thank You to Dr. Lavelle
Replies: 209
Views: 101114

Re: Saying Thank You to Dr. Lavelle

Dear Dr. Lavelle, Thank you for the great two quarters! My curiosity for chemistry has exponentially increased, and it is all thanks to you and your dedication to the subject. The way you put your students first is inspiring and I hope to be like you one day. Have a great spring break and rest of th...
by danny_nguyen_3C
Mon Mar 06, 2017 4:20 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Quiz 3 Winter 2017
Replies: 183
Views: 15878

Re: Quiz 3 Winter 2017

Are we required to know reaction mechanisms for the quiz?
by danny_nguyen_3C
Sun Mar 05, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Quiz 3 Winter 2017
Replies: 183
Views: 15878

Re: Quiz 3 Winter 2017

For question number 4 would "4-butyl-1-methyl-2-methylcyclohexane" be an answer that gets full points?
by danny_nguyen_3C
Tue Feb 21, 2017 1:01 am
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Quiz 2 Winter 2017
Replies: 160
Views: 15313

Re: Quiz 2 Winter 2017

Do we need to know how to do #9 and #11 from Quiz 2 Prep? 9 yes 11 no could you please explain #9? It has to do with enzymes and I don't really know anything about them. It is not possible to explain everything about enzymes, but I will try to explain why the answer is D. First of all, enzymes are ...
by danny_nguyen_3C
Mon Feb 20, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Quiz 2 Winter 2017
Replies: 160
Views: 15313

Re: Quiz 2 Winter 2017

If the answer to #2 if false, what other possible units can be used to signify rate constant?
by danny_nguyen_3C
Sun Feb 19, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 7582
Views: 1017207

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

I wanted to make a clever chemistry joke, but all the good ones Argon.
by danny_nguyen_3C
Mon Jan 16, 2017 12:20 am
Forum: Heat Capacities, Calorimeters & Calorimetry Calculations
Topic: Heat and Temperature
Replies: 1
Views: 236

Heat and Temperature

What is the difference between heat and temperature?
by danny_nguyen_3C
Wed Nov 23, 2016 7:50 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Quiz 3
Replies: 2
Views: 611

Quiz 3

If we were not able to pick it up during our discussion, when can we?
by danny_nguyen_3C
Wed Nov 23, 2016 7:46 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Final Review
Replies: 2
Views: 536

Final Review

Are there any study guides/questions that encompass the whole year and all the subject areas? Or should we just pick a few the end-of-chapter review questions for each section and work on those?
by danny_nguyen_3C
Wed Nov 23, 2016 7:37 pm
Forum: Determining Molecular Shape (VSEPR)
Topic: Polar/Nonpolar
Replies: 2
Views: 445

Polar/Nonpolar

How do you determine if a molecule is polar or not?
by danny_nguyen_3C
Mon Nov 14, 2016 7:33 pm
Forum: Shape, Structure, Coordination Number, Ligands
Topic: Ligands [ENDORSED]
Replies: 2
Views: 322

Ligands [ENDORSED]

How does one determine whether a ligand is monodentatate or polydentate? Or do we just have to memorize which one is which?
by danny_nguyen_3C
Sat Oct 22, 2016 5:44 pm
Forum: Electronegativity
Topic: Electronegativity vs Electron Affinity
Replies: 4
Views: 991

Re: Electronegativity vs Electron Affinity

Electron affinity is the measure of how much energy is released when a certain atom gains an electron or the amount of energy required to detach an electron from an atom. This has units because it can be scientifically measured and quantified through experimentation. On the other hand, Electronegati...

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