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Are these molecules conjugated?

If Org 2 has an overall theme, it’s “resonance”. Today’s post has a very simple message. Atoms with lone pairs, π bonds, radicals, and carbocations can

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In Summary: Resonance

Four key factors that determine the importance of resonance forms in organic chemistry are: Rule #1: Minimize charges Rule #2: Full octets are favored Rule

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Carbonyl Chemistry: 10 Key Concepts (Part 1)

The weaker the base, the better the leaving group. Electron withdrawing groups make the carbonyl more electrophilic. Electron donors make the carbonyl *less* electrophilic. Carboxylic acid derivatives always protonate on carbonyl first. Steric bulk slows down reactions.

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