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Chemistry 436 Professor Paul J. Hergenrother Spring 2009 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign Topics to review from Chem 236 Text: Organic Chemistry – Structure and Function 5 th ed., Vollhardt & Schore Chapter 1, 2 – Electronic Structure and Bonding. You should understand the octet rule, and the difference between ionic and covalent bonds. You should fully understand resonance. Chapter 2 – Structure and Reactivity. Understand pKa values. Understand nucleophiles and electrophiles. You should be able to draw alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alcohols, and ethers. Understand Newman projections and the conformational profiles of alkanes as shown in Figure 2.11. Chapter 3 – Reactions of Alkanes. Be able to draw all steps of free radical halogenation, using single headed arrows. Chapter 3, 4 – Organic Structures. Review alkane nomenclature. You should be able to draw alkanes, alkenes, alkynes, alcohols, and ethers. Be able to draw the chair conformation of cyclohexane and indicate axial and equatorial substituents. Chapter
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