Organic Chemistry 245
September 29, 2005
1. (10 pts) Why is it extremely dangerous to attempt to carry out a distillation in a completely closed apparatus
(one with no vent to the atmosphere)?
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Oxidation Number Exercise - answers
Oxidation Number Exercise
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OrganicChemistty: Introduction & Isomerisnt
How to recognisewhethera compound displaysenantiomerism?
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