Solutions_Manual_for_Organic_Chemistry_6th_Ed 6

Solutions_Manual_for_Organic_Chemistry_6th_Ed 6 - PREFACE...

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PREFACE Hints for Passing Organic Chemistry Do you want to pass your course in organic chemistry? Here is my best advice, based on over thirty years of observing students learning organic chemistry: Hint #1: Do the problems. It seems straightforward, but humans, including students, try to take the easy way out until they discover there is no short-cut. Unless you have a measured IQ above 200 and comfortably cruise in the top 1 % of your class, do the problems. Usually your teacher (professor or teaching assistant) will recommend certain ones; try to do all those recommended. If you do half of them, you will be half-prepared at test time. (Do you want your surgeon coming to your appendectomy having practiced only ha l/the procedure?) And when you do the problems, keep this Solutions Manual CLOSED. A void looking at my answer before you write y our answer-your trying and struggling with the problem is the most valuable part of the problem. Discovery is a major part of learning. Remember that the primary goal of doing these problems is not just getting the right answer, but understanding the material well enough to get right answers to the questions you haven't seen yet.
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