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Why does small value of van der Waals gas constant "b" ensure easier liquefication?

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What is non-expansion work?

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Does Wurtz reaction follow an ionic mechanism or a free radical mechanism?

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What is the rationale of the IUPAC name for DDT?

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Nomenclature of organic compounds containing complex side chains

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What is the electronic configuration of Fe(II) ion?

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Why are ionic compounds bad conductors of electricity in solid state?

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Why can't alcohols turn blue litmus red?

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Is 3,5-diethyltoluene an accepted IUPAC name?

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Is there any difference between de-Broglie wavelength and the wavelength of normal waves?

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What do positive, negative and zero overlap of atomic orbitals mean?

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What is the parent chain in a hydrocarbon with two different rings?

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Why can't all electrophiles act as Lewis acids?

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Why doesn't 1-cyclopropylethyne give a positive reaction in the bromine-water unsaturation test?

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Nomenclature of a poly-nitrile

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Are the energies of orbitals that are not filled in an atom, equal?

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Titration of bases against HCl

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How do I decide the parent chain of an organic compound that has a ring as well as a side chain while naming the compound?

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Can a strong electrolyte be sparingly soluble? [duplicate]

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Is RS- more basic than RO-?

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What decides the order of priority of functional groups in organic compounds?

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Which is the correct name: 2,3-dimethyl cyclopentene or 1,5-dimethyl cyclopentene? [duplicate]

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Are common names of substituents accepted by IUPAC?

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Is 1-methoxy-2-methylpropane a positional isomer of 2-methoxy-2-methylpropane?

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Does PO3- exist as a free ion or in a cyclic/linear polymeric form? [closed]

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Naming of substituted amines and amides

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Is the correct configuration assigned to the given pair of geometrical isomers of 1,2-dichlorocyclopropane?

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Why does the graph of compressibility factor(z) vs pressure increase after reaching the minimum?

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What is the dipole moment of the most stable conformer of 1,1,2,2-tetrafluoroethane?

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If there are two longest chains possible in an organic compound and both have the same number of substituents, how do we decide the parent chain? [duplicate]