What is the best possible way to learn organic chemistry reactions rather than memorising blindly?
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- Recognize functional groups.
- Be aware what nucleophiles and electrophiles are.
- Apply 2 on 1.
Yes, there's more to it, and you still have to memorize name reactions, but the upper will definitely make your life a lot easier.