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90 votes
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Why is the 2s orbital lower in energy than the 2p orbital when the electrons in 2s are usually farther from the nucleus?

16 votes
2 answers
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How to find a transition state for an electrophilic addition with Gaussian and map the reaction pathway?

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12 votes
2 answers
862 views

Why is the original Pauling's theory of resonance that uses superposition of wavefunctions not used today?

9 votes
3 answers
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Does the synthesis of beta-keto phosphonates from esters have a name?

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8 votes
2 answers
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Trying to understand the statement: 'Resonance is not a flickering between the contributing states. '

7 votes
3 answers
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Can atoms delocalize in molecules?

6 votes
1 answer
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How can we justify setting the affinity $\sum_i \mu_i \nu_i$ equal to zero at chemical equilibrium?

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6 votes
1 answer
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Protonation of tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol

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5 votes
1 answer
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Shape of Weak-Strong Acid-Base Titration

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4 votes
1 answer
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Why is the vertical part of a titration curve longer for a strong acid by a strong base than for a weak?

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4 votes
0 answers
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Synthesis from cyclic ketone to alcohol

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3 votes
1 answer
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Why does this flame travel (in a circular path, multiple times)

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