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Acid Base Reactions

How to Use a pKa Table

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.

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The pKa Table Is Your Friend

The importance of pKas in organic chemistry can’t be overestimated, in my opinion.  Not knowing pKa’s in organic chemistry is like not knowing the value

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Acid Base Reactions Are Fast

Acid-Base Reactions Are Generally Faster Than Substitution Or Addition Reactions  Here is a very common dilemma in organic chemistry as you move through the latter parts

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