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Apoorv Potnis
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Explanation for the trends in nucleophilicity—Orbital interactions or electrostatic attraction

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Why does hydration of ions depend on their charge to area ratio?

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Why is $\Delta G = -T \Delta S_{\mathrm{total}}$ valid only at constant pressure?

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What is the purpose of trimming the bottom corners of TLC plates?

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Why do ligands approach along the axes?

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Why can't we calculate the atomic radii of noble gases?

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Why is the hydrolysis of the conjugate base of a weak acid neglected in buffer solutions?

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Carbocation formation in electrophilic addition of hydrogen halides to alkenes

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Direction of electron density in p orbitals

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Regarding the infinitesimal form of the First Law of Thermodynamics

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Effect of stirring and shaking on chemical kinetics

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To what microscopic quantity does Gibbs energy correspond to?

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What is the definition of liquid phase?

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Why doesn't a temperature and pressure gradient exist in a container of real gas?

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Why is the rate of a reaction proportional to the concentrations of reactants raised to their stoichiometric coefficients?