Tagged: Electronegativity

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Fixing How We Learn (and Teach) Chemistry—A Game Electrons Play

Chemistry lessons—at both high school and college level—often begin with atomic structure and bond classification. This foundation proves inadequate for predicting reactions and breaks down entirely when used to explain more advanced physical chemistry concepts, such as quantum theory. By...

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Solubility and Solvent Systems

‘If it dissolves, your problem is solved’—a simple adage that many chemists live by. Identifying a solvent that can dissolve your substrates is a key step for any synthesis. In many reactions, solvents also play a big role in forming...