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Do all salts taste salty?

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Why add water first then acid?

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What is the reason for the exceptional stability of the cyclopropylmethyl carbocation?

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How can there be decimal subscripts in a molecular formula?

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Do non-redox reactions exist?

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Carbon with 5 bonds?

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Will gaseous ionic compounds be free moving ions?

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Why is there sulfur in black powder / gun powder?

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Is borazine aromatic?

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Why do Organolithium or Grignard reagents act as nucleophiles and not as bases with aldehydes and ketones

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Why is boric acid written as B(OH)3 and not H3BO3?

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Why is tetraamminecopper(II) a square planar and not a tetrahedral species?

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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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What is hybridisation of XeF6 in solid state?

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Do Li4 or Li8 molecules exist?

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Acid Accident Treatment

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Carbon atoms at the edge of a diamond

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How does chlorine form more than 1 bond?

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Why does ethylamine have two infra-red spectra? Are both correct?

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What is the meaning of the word root "aceto"?

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How is it possible to obtain a value of 8/3 as an oxidation state?

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Why is the ortho isomer a major product in the nitration of toluene?

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Does SiO compound exist?

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Why don't the electrons move through the electrolyte (instead of the circuit) in a galvanic cell?

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Are children's sparklers based on a magnesium reaction?

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What is the chemistry behind this "petrol from air" technology?

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What is the correct Lewis structure of NH3O?

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Is calcium chloride an acidic or basic salt?

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Why isn't N2 a Lewis base?

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B3LYP Explained

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