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  • fluorine's 3d orbital
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How many molecules does it take to have a phase?

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Can entropy increase during bond formation?

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

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Conflict Between Organic and Physical Chemists--explaining the intensities of IR absorptions

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How can aluminium oxide be called an acid?

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Reverse Friedel-Crafts mechanism

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Does sulfur and phosphorus expand their octet?

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Why do acids favor the oxidizer? And bases the reducer?

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What is the difference between enthalpy of formation and Gibbs free energy of formation?

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When a carboxylic acid acts as a nucleoplile, why does it attack through the carbonyl bond?

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What's the order of oxidising strength of the oxyacids of Chlorine?

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Identifying nucleophiles and electrophiles in an acid-base reaction

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Where does the energy of formation of covalent bonds come from?

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Carbonyl/Nitrosonium Complex Stability

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What makes sulfur-containing compounds such good antioxidants?

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Redox properties of methyl radical

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Correct Electron Pushing with HCl and Water

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Line structure of formaldehyde

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