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Which equilibrium constant is appropriate to use?

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What is the mechanism of the Clemmensen reduction?

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Why is the eclipsed conformer more stable than the bisected conformer in 1-butene?

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In the Favorskii rearrangement, why doesn't the base grab the alpha hydrogen of the carbon bearing the halogen?

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Is sodium borohydride really a better base than an alcohol?

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Why is the radius of the caesium cation smaller than that of the chloride anion?

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Stability of alkenes by hyper conjugation

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Do we use activities or concentrations in the rate expression?

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How does the mixing of two gases increase entropy?

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At the freezing point, why is the vapor pressure of the liquid phase equal to the vapor pressure of the solid phase?

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Why does mercury in mercuric acetate have a lone pair?

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Is the change of the Gibbs free energy always zero at constant pressure?

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Do hydroxymethyl-substituted cyclopropylmethyl cations undergo ring expansion?

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Chemical equilibrium and free energy

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When is an alkene formed in a Wurtz reaction?

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How much precipitation occurs for a given ionic product?

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Is strength of an acid proportional to concentration or dilution?

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How is the standard electrode potential measured without allowing the electrolyte concentrations to change?

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What does the IUPAC definition of the emf of a galvanic cell mean?