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Law of Independent Assortment

Mendel’s second law, the Law of Independent Assortment, states that each trait assigned to offspring is done so without regard to any other trait assigned. In a dihybrid cross of two dogs, one that is black with a short tail and the other that is white with a long tail, the inheritance of one fur color is not dependent upon the inheritance of tail length. Assuming that black fur is dominant and a long tail is dominant and each parent is homozygous for each trait, how many offspring in the F2 generation will be white with a short tail?

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Equilibrium Reaction

Which statement about the following equilibrium reaction is true?

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Bond Angles

Which of the following is closest to the bond angle of an sp2-hybridized carbon atom?

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SN1 Reaction

In the phrase “SN1 Reaction”, what does the “1” indicate?

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Rate of Chemical Reaction

The rate at which a chemical reaction occurs is dependent on many factors. Which of the following will increase the rate of reaction?

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Temperature and Arrhenius Equation

According to the Arrhenius equation (k = Ae-E/RT), if a reaction occurs at room temperature, what would you expect to happen if the temperature was increased by a factor of 4?

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Hexan-1-ol to Hexanal

Which reagent would you choose to convert hexan-1-ol to hexanal?

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Reagents & Transformations

Which reagents would carry out the following transformation?

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Lights, Camera, Reaction

What is the product of the following reaction?

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Achieving Configuration

When metallic substances lose electrons, they are trying to achieve the electron configuration of what?

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