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William Lan 2l
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Postby William Lan 2l » Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:18 am

For b, how do you know that you break c=c bonds and not something like c-h bonds? Also how do you know that you're forming 1 mol c-c bonds, 1 mol c-o bonds and 1 mol of c-H bonds? Im confused as to determining which bonds are broken/formed

Ethan-Van To Dis2L
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Re: 8.75

Postby Ethan-Van To Dis2L » Wed Mar 14, 2018 12:53 am

I would recommend drawing out the actual lewis structures. It helps out a lot. Then I would make a table showing which bonds are broken/formed.

McKenna disc 1C
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Re: 8.75

Postby McKenna disc 1C » Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:46 pm

I've also been struggling with this problem, and I've found that drawing out the Lewis structures correctly is usually the hardest part! But it definitely helps to visualize which bonds are broken and formed between the reactants and products.

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