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Let’s review what’s been talked about so far in this series on acid-base reactions: An acid base reaction involves the donation of a proton (H+)Read 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
So far in discussing resonance forms we’ve mentioned two important principles that govern which resonance form will be most important. 1. Minimize total point charges:Read more
So given identical reactlon conditions (e.g. temperature, solvent, and electrophile) the conjugate base is always a better nucleophile.Read more