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nucleophile to the reaction site. 20 The Leaving Group Organic
Organic Lecture Series • The more stable the anion, the better the
– The most stable anions are the conjugate
bases of strong acids. 21 Solvents Organic Lecture Series • Protic solvent: A solvent that is a hydrogen
– The most common protic solvents contain OH groups. • Aprotic solvent: A solvent that cannot
serve as a hydrogen bond donor.
– Nowhere in the molecule is there a hydrogen
bonded to an atom of high electronegativity. 22 Dielectric Constant Organic
Organic Lecture Series • Solvents are classified as polar and nonpolar
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This test prep was uploaded on 03/04/2014 for the course CHEMISTRY 310m taught by Professor Iverson during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.
- Fall '08