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Chemistry is semi-empirical science. There are few laws, many semi-empirical and empirical rules and many exceptions. There is no shortcut to learn it. First you have to memorize or search for the facts to know them. Later, when knowledge and experience comes, you will learn to see patterns in the facts, related to underlaying known or unknown rules. It will ...


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I am no expert on chemistry, or computer programming, but it seems like it might be possible to program in the bonding behavior of all the elements, polyatomic ions, and even compounds, and then compile an array (or set of arrays) of what reactions would be physically possible. The problem with this is you would have to eventually hard code in a cap for how ...


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