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A Primer On Organic Reactions

The 4 Major Classes of Reactions in Org 1

At least 80% of the reactions you will learn in Org 1 fall into one of these 4 categories. The sooner you can get into the habit of recognizing bond formation and breakage the better off you will be.

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How (and why) electrons flow

So what is the key “driving force”  involved in chemistry? A chemist would say that “opposite charges attract, like charges repel.” But how can we

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Nucleophiles and Electrophiles

Nucleophiles and Electrophiles, Nucleophilicity and Electrophilicity All through the series on understanding where electrons are, and how they flow, we’ve been talking about how the

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Curved Arrows (for reactions)

Curved Arrows: The Accounting System For Electron Movement If you think of electrons as the currency of chemistry, reactions are transactions of electrons between atoms.

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