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Ortho-effect in substituted aromatic acids and bases

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Why do we use helium in balloons?

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Why does cyclopropane react with bromine?

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Are the lone pairs in water equivalent?

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DFT Functional Selection Criteria

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May I treat units (e.g. joules, grams, etc.) in equations as variables?

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Why is BCl3 a monomer whereas AlCl3 exists as a dimer?

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Bonding in the phosphate ion

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What should be the oxidation state of oxygen in HOF (hypofluorous acid)?

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How to find the second order perturbation to wave function?

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What is the perfect definition for chirality?

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Is the t-butyl carbocation more stable than the benzyl carbocation?

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What is Y-aromaticity? Is the trinitromethanide anion aromatic?

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What would follow in the series sigma, pi and delta bonds?

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Resources for learning Chemistry

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How can I clean my lab coat?

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Does trans-decalin really have a plane of symmetry?

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Is the S–O bond strength in sulfur trioxide or sulfite anion larger?

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How can the dipole moment of carbon monoxide be rationalised by molecular orbital theory?

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Why are DCM and chloroform so resistant towards nucleophilic substitution?

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Does fluorine in FNO3 have +1 oxidation number?

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What are the important implications to the field of chemistry, if any, of the hexavalent carbon species confirmed in 2017?

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Atropisomerism of naphthyl alcohol

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Hybridisation of ClO2

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PBE vs. PBEPBE functional

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Utility of Bent's Rule - What can Bent's rule explain that other qualitative considerations cannot?

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Why are solids and liquids not included in the equilibrium constant? What about in a reaction rate calculation?

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What's so special about chelation?

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Resources for learning Chemistry

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How to rationalise the planar structre of I2Cl6?

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