About a month or so ago I had a big revelation as an instructor. Something that I’d been taking for granted, that was right underRead more
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A Primer On Organic Reactions
The most important question when learning a new reaction is recognizing “What Bonds Form, What Bonds Break?” If that’s #1, then what’s the second mostRead more
When learning any new reaction, I think you always have to start with the “what”. What bonds are forming, and what bonds are breaking. AfterRead more
Like I wrote about last time, it’s good – but not enough – to recognize partial charges and to figure out where they interact. SinceRead more
Just to clarify: make sure you’re familiar with how formal charge can lie before you read this. These factors determine the stability of “true” positiveRead more