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18 votes

How do people know HCN smells like almonds?

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Why do larger alkyl groups show a greater inductive (+I) effect?

17 votes

Can an atom have more than 8 valence electrons? If not, why is 8 the limit?

16 votes

Why doesn't nitrogen monoxide dimerize?

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Regioselectivity of acid-catalyzed ring-opening of epoxides

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Why don't labile protons such as -OH and -NH have a characteristic chemical shift?

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Molecular orbital theory & predicting the stability of a molecule?

12 votes

Is 2,3-dimethylprop-1-ene a possible organic structure?

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Why does Boron only need 6 valence electrons unlike the standard 8?

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Why is HCl a stronger acid than Acetic Acid?

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Why is it important that glucose’s third OH group points to the left?

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Nomenclature of a cyclic ketone

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Why does water evaporate spontaneously at room temperature despite ΔG > 0?

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How was the quantum three-body problem solved?

9 votes

Is sulfuric acid or hydrochloric acid stronger?

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Preparation of KHSO4

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Why does treatment of a geminal dihalide with sodium amide lead to an alkyne and not an allene?

7 votes

Why are amines more soluble than ethers in water?

7 votes

Is every chemical reaction in equilibrium?

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Why are silver halides insoluble in nitric acid

7 votes

Crystal structure vs melting point

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Formation of Tropylium carbocation

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Oxidation of cycloalkenes

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Why is this a Lewis structure of ethyl acetate?

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Are all amides also amines?

6 votes

Why can't we use fusion to make ourselves rich?

6 votes

Can carbon have quadruple bonds?

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Do core electrons have molecular orbitals?

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Are methyl n-propyl ether and methyl iso-propyl ether metamers?

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Why is SN2 favored greatly over SN2' in this reaction?

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