Chem 223 F15 Chapter 9 Notes

Chem 223 F15 Chapter 9 Notes - Chapter 9 Aldehydes and...

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Chapter 9 – Aldehydes and Ketones Carbonyl compounds are fairly common C=O bond is very polar – We can explain most reactivity in terms of that polarity
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9.1: Nature of Carbonyl Groups The C=O unit is polarized, so the C atom is activated to reaction with nucleophiles The nature of the other atoms attached to the carbon is important in reaction outcomes
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