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August 29, 2014

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Organic Chemistry
Okay, so I was thinking since this is an SN2 reaction, the leaving group would be Cl- or Br- when using either alkyl halide. The rate would increase because Br- is a weaker base than Cl- (because SN favors weak bases as a leaving group). Can someone correct me if I'm wrong?
January 21, 2009

Organic Chemistry
oops wrong area Anyway the reaction is sodium 4-chlorophenolate + chloroacetate ion --> 4-chlorophenoxy-acetic acid
January 21, 2009

Organic Chemistry
If sodium bromoacetate is used instead of sodium chloroacetate, how will the rate of reaction be affected?
January 21, 2009

Psychology
Children, like adults, experience depression and anxiety. How do the experiences of children who feel anxiety or depression compare to those of adults who feel anxiety or depression? Explain your answer.
December 9, 2008

organic chemistry
Partition (distribution) coefficient, k, of benzyl alcohol in hexane and water is 12.0. Choose for the correct equation for the amount of benzyl alcohol as x that you should use to calculate the amount of benzyl alcohol extracted with one 10mL portion of hexane from 500mg of ...
November 25, 2008

college
what is the Social composition on Corporate Greed?
November 23, 2008

psychology
Can someone help me with these questions, I am having trouble with them. 1. Traumatic events do not always result in a diagnosable psychological disorder. what factors determine how a person may be affected by one such event. 2. What are the four stages in meeting the ...
November 15, 2008

organic chemistry
An optical rotation study gives a result of +140 degrees. Suggest a dilution experiment to test whether the result is indeed +140 degrees, not -220 degrees.
November 15, 2008

psychology
Can someone help me with these questions, I am having trouble with them. 3. Traumatic events do not always result in a diagnosable psychological disorder. What factors determine how a person may be affected by one such event? 4. What are the four stages in meeting the ...
November 15, 2008

organic chemistry
A sample of 2-butanol has a specific rotation of -9.75 degrees. Determine the % ee (enantiomeric excess) and the molecular composition of this sample. The specific rotation of pure (+)-2-butanol is +13.0 degrees.
November 15, 2008

english
how does carbon dioxide affect the ocean?
November 11, 2008

organic chemistry
Determine the percent composition of your unknown mixture. My data for refractive indexes for acetone is 1.365 and water is 1.330. This is what my unknown mixture was composed of. How do I use this info to find percent composition of each compound?
November 8, 2008

Psychology
what are some of the ways that psychologists attempt to explain human behavior?
October 28, 2008

chemistry
This is for organic chem lab. I don't understand how to calculate the relative Rf values by setting ibuprofen to 1.00. For example, my Rf value for aspirin is 0.046, so how do I calculate the Rf relative to ibuprofen (1.00)? My experimental data for ibuprofen is 0.55 if ...
October 28, 2008

Statistics
What is the level of significance?
October 12, 2008

Algebra
Find the slope and y intercept. 3 - 1/2y=2x, 2y+9x+2=11+9x
October 2, 2008

Compenstion & Benefits
what methods do employers actually use to gauge their employees' evaluation of benefit packages?
September 28, 2008

english
Which sentence is correct?why I eat cake, carrots, pizza, and drink soda. I drink soda and eat cake, carrots, and pizza.
September 26, 2008

English (Summer Reading Essay)
Hi! well i was asked to read two books over the summer and answer 4 given questions in essay form but they also said each answer should be about 'one-half page' long...what exactly do they mean? do they mean half a page or a page and a half long? And also; they asked ...
July 15, 2008

algebra
Define a variable and write an inequality. Then solve. A local summer baseball team plays 20 games each season. So far, they have won 9 games and lost 2. How many more games must they win this season to win at least 75% of all their games?
June 28, 2008

chemistry
ANSWER: +.1 M M J
May 12, 2008

psychology
Can some one please help me with these questions I can not find the correct info. 3. Traumatic events do not always result in a diagnosable psychological disorder. What factors determine how a person may be affected by one such event? 4. What are the four stages in meeting ...
April 18, 2008

biology
Compare and contrast the processes of photosynthesis; aerobic respiration; and the two types of fermentation. Give examples of organisms that make use of each of these processes.
February 5, 2008

Basic Math
Which of the given numbers are composite? 0,1,15,19,23,31,49,55,59,87,91,97,103, 105
January 22, 2008

english
WHICH SENTENCE IS MORE CORRECT AND WHY? "Why can't I go with you?" asked Jake. or "Why can't I go with you?" Jake asked.
January 8, 2008

history
During the middle ages what were the roles of the Crusades on the power of the Church, the knights and how they strong-armed their role into power for the church.
December 6, 2007

Physics
thank you so much! I think I just overcomplicated the problem. thank you for making it much easier!
October 18, 2007

Physics
Four penguins are being pulled along very slippery (frictionless) ice by a curator. The masses of the three penguins are given below and so are two of the tensions. Find the penguin mass that is not given. 12kg---Unknown--111N--15kg---20kg--222N After drawing the free-body ...
October 18, 2007

Probs & Stats
a jury of people is chosen from 10 men and 12 women. How many ways can a jury of 6 men and women be chosen?
October 16, 2007

Significant Digits
There is also a way to do this in a graphic calculator... first put your calculator into degree and scientific mode Next type each problem in like this: (2.7,2) x (4.23,2) which will give you your answer. (*when u put the comma in, the calculator will show an E instead)
September 28, 2007

Significant Digits
Welcome
September 28, 2007

Significant Digits
you do 2.7 X 4.23=Y 10^2 X 10^2=10^4 and you get... Y X 10^4
September 28, 2007

Math
thanks
September 28, 2007

Math
A two-digit # whoses cube root is the square root of the sum of its digits
September 28, 2007

Mathematics
yeah, its 9.6
August 30, 2007

Science
I have a science question that I dont quite understand. Would you have to to have physical contact to exert a force? Not necessarily. Could we blow very hard and exert a force on something? When I was a kid I liked to make paper pin wheels and blow on them to see the pin ...
August 19, 2007

econo
. John has a paper route and spends all his weekly allowance on hamburgers and pop. The price of a hamburger is $2 and the price of a pop is $1. every week John buys 20 hamburgers and 10 pop. If the price of a hamburger rises to $4 (because of a ban on beef imports) and the ...
May 25, 2007

Math
A governor would like to find out how people in his state feel about state subsidized public art. How might a cluster sample be selected? I searched Google under the key words "cluster sampling" to get these possible sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
March 27, 2007

AP CHEM
I would really appreciate some help on this problem. =) At 218 C, Kc = .00012 for the equilibrium NH4HS(s)<==> NH3(g)+ H2S(g) Calculate the equilibrium concentrations of NH3 and H2S if a sample solid NH4HS is placed in a closed vessel and decomposes until equilibrium is ...
March 15, 2007

to bobpursley
An emergency breathing apparatus often placed in mines works via the following chemical reaction: 4KO2(s) + 2CO2(g) to make 2K2CO3(s) + O2(g) If the oxygen supply becomes limited or if the air becomes poisoned, a worker can use the apparatus to breath while exiting the mine. ...
March 1, 2007

chem question i need help
I need help on this question. Could someone give me tips on how to solve it? thanks An emergency breathing apparatus often placed in mines works via the following chemical reaction: 4KO2(s) + 2CO2(g) to make 2K2CO3(s) + O2(g) If the oxygen supply becomes limited or if the air ...
February 27, 2007

chem
which of the following is a chemical reaction? A) propane forms a flame and emits heat as it burns. B) Acetone feels cold as it evaporates from the skin. C) Bubbling is observed when potassium carbonate and hydrochloric acid solutions are mixed. D) Heat is felt when a warm ...
February 20, 2007

American History:Antebellum Reforms
What force or ideas motivate and inspire the effort to remake and reform American society during the anti-bellum years? Maybe some help here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antebellum
January 7, 2007

Chemistry
Compounds like CCL2F2 are known as chloroflourocarbons, or CFCs. These compounds were once widely used as refrigerants but are now being replaced by compounds that are believed to be less harmful to the environment. The heat of vaporization of CCl2F2 is 289J/g. What mass of ...
December 14, 2006

History
For HW we have to do test corrections on our practice exam, so if any of you know the answers to these I'd appreciate it. =] 1. English Puritanism developed during the reign of Elizabeth I .. A) in reaction to the failure of the Elizabethan Religious Settlement to the ...
December 10, 2006

AP euro help
For HW we have to do test corrections on our practice exam, so if any of you know the answers to these I'd appreciate it. =] (I’ve eliminated the choice that was marked wrong for each) 1. English Puritanism developed during the reign of Elizabeth I .. A) in reaction ...
December 10, 2006

Gases - van der waals
It turns out that the van der Waals constant b equals four times the total volume actually occupied by the molecules of a mole of gas. Using this figure, calculate the fraction of volume in a container actually ocupied by Ar atoms (a) at STP, (b) at 100 atm pressure and 0 ...
December 7, 2006

american hist
why did the framers begin the constitution with "we the people..."? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democracy
October 15, 2006

american hist
-how were the federalists able to win ratification of the constitution? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federalist_Papers http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_United_States_Constitution http://www.answers.com/topic/ratification-of-the-constitution
October 15, 2006

chemistry
"Newton's law tells us that Force= Mass x Acceleration. We also know that Energy = Force x Distance and Pressure= Force/Area. Using these relationships and table I-1 [I'll type it out], derive (do math stuff) the dimensions of newtons, joules, and pascals in terms...
September 13, 2006

chemistry
"Newton's law tells us that Force= Mass x Acceleration. We also know that Energy = Force x Distance and Pressure= Force/Area. Using these relationships and table I-1 [I'll type it out], derive (do math stuff) the dimensions of newtons, joules, and pascals in terms...
September 13, 2006

orientalism of muslim and arab american
I can't believe all the student over the years with the same questions from UOP. I am a student there as well. I am having a hard time with this assignment as well. I believe the assignment was created after 9/11 and has never been updated because there is nothing new on ...
August 6, 2006

brain teaser help
what does 50 = L with a W.N. mean?
August 20, 2005

algebra anyone
How to you compute the intercepts of a quadratic function? For the x-intercept, set x to 0. For the y-intercept(s) (if any), set y to 0.
June 28, 2005

algebra
: In case of a quadratic function, why are there two x-intercepts and one y-intercept? Let's say x^2 = y, which is a quadratic function. For every value of y, there are two possibilities for x. For example, if y is 4, x can either be 2 or -2.
June 28, 2005

algebra
Why are there two solutions in the quadratic equation and Why do you factor a quadratic equation before you solve it
June 21, 2005

help!!!!!!!!!!
When factoring a trinomial, why is it necessary to write the trinomials in four terms?" You keep posting this without any thinking. Can this be factored in four terms? 10x^5 + 2x + 17 Perhaps you are meaning factoring the "quadratic" (a polynomial of degree 2) ...
June 16, 2005

math
When factoring a trinomial, why is it necessary to write the trinomials in four terms
June 16, 2005

math
When simplifying a rational fraction, why do you need to factor the numerator and the denominator? Include two examples! I will be happy to critique your thinking on this. I wouldn't ask if I knew how to guess
June 14, 2005

MORE MATH
What is the factoring by grouping? When factoring a trinomial, why is it necessary to write the trinomials in four terms? I will be happy to critique your thinking on this. I do not understand to even answer it? (Broken Link Removed) (Broken Link Removed) How do we determine ...
June 14, 2005

math
When simplifying a rational fraction, why do you need to factor the numerator and the denominator? Include two examples! to get like terms Can you explain a little more? When you factor then you can cancel like terms Example: 12/3 (3)(4) ------- = 4/1 =4 3 i need to ask you a ...
June 14, 2005

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