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  • fluorine's 3d orbital
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What is Bent's rule?
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Is methanol more acidic than water?
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Is pyrene aromatic despite failing Hückel's rule?
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Why can't Pd/C and H2 reduce both the alkene and carbonyl portions of α,β-unsaturated carbonyls?
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The acidity of boric acid
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Is cyclobutadiene antiaromatic?
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How is the pKa of extremely weak acids determined?
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What is charge shift bonding?
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Why is proton transfer so fast?
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Why does superglue ignite cotton?
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Why is formic acid a stronger acid than acetic acid?
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Designing a theoretical synthesis of methamphetamine from phenylpropyne
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Lewis Acidity and Bacteria
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Are carbocations that bad?
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What is a sigma complex?
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Is hydrogen bonding generally defined to include only three period two elements?
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Why are acetals stable to bases and nucleophiles?
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How does sulfuric acid dehydrate sugars?
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Is the triiodide ion polar?
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Do lone pairs on substituents (e.g. in aniline) count towards Hückel's rule?
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Which is the more stable enol form?
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Electronegativity Considerations in Assigning Oxidation States
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Why is magic acid a superacid?
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Dihedral angle of gaseous and crystalline HOOH
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Inductive effect and hyperconjugation - one elephant, different parts?
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How accurate is this polar mechanism for the Diels-Alder reaction?
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Utility of Bent's Rule - What can Bent's rule explain that other qualitative considerations cannot?
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Entropy - "Wiggle"?
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Does hydrogen bonding strength correspond to Brønsted basicity in a given medium?
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Is a highly oxidized element more electropositive than a lesser oxidized counterpart?
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