Tag Archives: Chemistry

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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Pick Your Poison

Naturally occurring tartaric acid is found in the levo (L-) form (pictured below). If given a sample of optically pure tartaric acid of unknown isomeric form, which laboratory instrument or technique would you use to determine its identity?

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Buffer Buffoon

A student creates a 1M citrate (C3H5O(COO)33-) buffer solution at pH 5.0. He then dilutes the solution to 200 mM, and adds it to his experiment. What is the pH of the 200 mM buffer solution?

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The pH Value Is Right

Which set of 1 Molar solutions has the correct pH values?

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