July 22, 2014

Posts by Hatala

Total # Posts: 7

What is "aversive learning"? Is it for example, a mouse learns not to eat something because it knows that eating it will make it sick, OR a mouse learning to eat something over and over again because it tastes good? I just want to clarify this, thanks.

Yes I believe you are correct Dr. Bob. the fourth one is not a resonance, as they are different structures. Thanks again!

In terms of aromatic compounds, how do I determine which pairs of structures are correct representations of resonance forms? For example in these structures: img33.imageshack.us/img33/2756/70725074.jpg I know there has to be a single bond, double bond, single bond pattern. But...

Thank you! Especially for the source, it has helped my understanding for SN1 and SN2 mechanisms.

If there was a reaction between organic compounds: OH + Cl --> O + HCl, how would I determine which atoms is the nucleophile (O, Cl, or H)? Here is a picture of the reaction: img33.imageshack.us/img33/3923/29529709.jpg From my understanding, a nucleophile is an electron don...

Thank you for clarifying! I understand this concept now.

Do hybrid orbitals (such as sp, sp2, sp3) possess higher energy than unhybridized ones (such as 2s, 2p)?

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