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Textbook Notes for CHEM 2OA3 at McMaster University

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CHEM 2OA3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Valence Bond Theory, Pauli Exclusion Principle, Infrared Spectroscopy

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7 May 2015
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Constitutional isomers- same molecular formula but different atom arrangements. Tetravalent (carbon), trivalent (nitrogen), divalent (oxygen) and monov
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CHEM 2OA3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Leaving Group, Nucleophile, Thiol

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19 Jan 2016
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Substitution: exchange on group for another: occurs when a suitable electrophile + (substrate) is treated with a nucleophile . Water = weak nucleophile
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CHEM 2OA3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Enthalpy, Alkene, Nucleophile

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19 Jan 2016
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CHEM 2OA3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Lone Pair, Allyl Group, Octet Rule

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11 May 2015
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C: indicated by a point on the line. H: assumed so carbon fulfills octet rule. Bonds: triple bonds are drawn to be linear. Heteroatoms (other than c an
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MCMASTERCHEM 2OA3Paul HarrisonSpring

CHEM 2OA3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Conjugate Acid, Acid Dissociation Constant, Electronegativity

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13 May 2015
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Water can be an acid or a base. Curved arrows show the flow of electron densities (unlike resonance structures: arrow are a tool) Reaction mechanism- h
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MCMASTERCHEM 2OA3Paul HarrisonFall

CHEM 2OA3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Stereoisomerism, Chemical Formula, Pharmacology

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19 Jan 2016
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Isomers: non-identical molecules with the same molecular formula: constitutional isomers: different constitution (order of connectivity, stereoisomers:
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MCMASTERCHEM 2OA3Paul HarrisonFall

CHEM 2OA3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Leaving Group, Alkene, Nucleophile

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19 Jan 2016
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Chapter 8 alkenes: structure and preparation via elimination reactions. Elimination is commonly observed for compounds with leaving groups. A proton fr
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MCMASTERCHEM 2OA3Paul HarrisonSpring

CHEM 2OA3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Cyclobutane, Conformational Change, Longest Path Problem

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26 Jul 2015
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CHEM 2OA3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Van Der Waals Strain, Stereoselectivity, Hofmann Elimination

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30 Jun 2015
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8: alkenes- structure and preparation via elimination reactions. Beta elimination (1,2-elimination)- proton from b position i removed with a leaving gr
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MCMASTERCHEM 2OA3Paul HarrisonSpring

CHEM 2OA3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Pauli Exclusion Principle, Linear Combination Of Atomic Orbitals, Euclidean Vector

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8 Feb 2016
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Organic compounds are often difficult to isolate and purify, and when heated, 1. 2 they decompose more readily than inorganic compounds. Substances are
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CHEM 2OA3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Specific Rotation, Racemic Mixture, Stereoisomerism

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28 May 2015
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Constitutional isomers- same molecular formula with different atom connection order. Stereoisomers- same molecular formula and constitution but differe
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MCMASTERCHEM 2OA3Paul HarrisonSpring

CHEM 2OA3 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Functional Group, Formal Charge

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8 Feb 2016
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Advantage of lewis structures is that all the bonds and atoms are shown explicitly, but only practical for small molecules. Partially condensed structu
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