Vollhardt,Chapter3

Vollhardt,Chapter3 - Chapter 3: 1. What is homolytic...

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Chapter 3: 1. What is homolytic cleavage? a. Bond breaking when the two electrons are pulled apart by two equal, external forces. b. Bond breaking when the two electrons divide equally between the two parting atoms. c. Bond breaking when the two electrons divide unequally between the two parting atoms. d. Bond breaking when the two electrons are pulled apart by only one external force. Answer: B 2. What type of bonding is involved in hyperconjugation? a. sp3 bonding. b. Pi bonding. c. Sigma bonding. d. Sigma, pi, and sp3 bonding. Answer: C 3. Pyrolysis refers to what type of chemical reaction? a. Cleavage of C-C and C-H bonds at high temperature. b. Cleavage of C-H bonds to form radicals. c. Cleavage of C-C bonds to form radicals. d. Cleavage of C-C and C-H bonds at moderate temperature. Answer: A 4. What does the observation of small amounts of ethane in the chlorination of methane reaction imply about the reaction mechanism? a.
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2010 for the course CHEM 3A taught by Professor Frechet during the Spring '10 term at UC Davis.

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