The symbol R

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Hector Acosta Discussion 1H
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The symbol R

Postby Hector Acosta Discussion 1H » Fri Mar 16, 2018 2:09 pm

Does R just represent any molecule except for a hydrogen?

Vincent Kim 2I
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Re: The symbol R

Postby Vincent Kim 2I » Fri Mar 16, 2018 2:14 pm

R represents a carbon chain of any length

Michael Downs 1L
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Re: The symbol R

Postby Michael Downs 1L » Fri Mar 16, 2018 7:54 pm

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Melodie Oh 2A
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Re: The symbol R

Postby Melodie Oh 2A » Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:26 pm

Sometimes it can also include halogen, nitrogen or oxygen.

Angel Gomez 1K
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Re: The symbol R

Postby Angel Gomez 1K » Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:57 pm

When writing more than one R, do we have to denote them differently? For example, would we use R, R', R''...


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