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48 votes
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What is resonance, and are resonance structures real?

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What is Y-aromaticity? Is the trinitromethanide anion aromatic?

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Why are the C-C bonds in benzene closer in length to double bonds than single bonds?

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Do vinyl cations adopt a classical or non-classical structure?

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Exocyclic vs. endocyclic double bonds in E1 elimination

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Why are tertiary carbocations so stable?

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Purpose of ammine in Tollens' reagent

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Clemmensen reduction of 1,3 diketones

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Bonding in alkali metal complexes

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1 answer
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If I can't draw resonance structures for a pi system, does that mean it doesn't exist?

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Heat capacity of mixtures

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Interchange of axial and equatorial groups in Me2NPF4

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Can carboxylic acids be used in the aldol reaction?

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Lowering energy in molecular orbital mixing

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Organic synthesis problems