Today we’ll talk about an incredibly important skill that might take some time to grasp but pays tremendous dividends. We’ll go through the exact details of how to use a pKa table. Understanding the proper use of a pKa table will give you the ability to recognize which acid-base reactions will happen and which will not. This will come up a lot as you progress through Org 1 and Org 2. It might be helpful to go back and review some of the factors that affect acidity that were talked about earlier.Read more
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First of all, back to the shepherds: Oxygius, having six sheep to take care of, found he could make a bargain with two of theRead more
So given identical reactlon conditions (e.g. temperature, solvent, and electrophile) the conjugate base is always a better nucleophile.Read more