ORG CHEM I STUDY GUIDE
FALL 1997


Links to Study Guides for Chapters 1-11, 14, 15 and Chapter 16 in Organic Chemistry 4th Edition by John McMurry

Dr. William J. Kelly
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CHAPTER 1 and 2
STRUCTURE, BONDING AND MOLECULAR PROPERTIES

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Chapter 1 and 2, all sections

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orbital, electronic configuration, ionic bond, covalent bond, Lewis structure, hybrid orbital, sigma bond, pi bond, electronegativity, polar covalent bonds, dipole moment, formal charge, resonance structure, resonance hybrid, Bronstead acid/base, acidity constant, pKa, Lewis acid/base, condensed structure, skeletal structure

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ASSIGNED PROBLEMS

1, 2, 4, 6-11, 13-15, 18, 19, 22-26,28,29-33,35,36,39,

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CHAPTER 3
ALKANES AND CYCLOALKANES

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Chapter 3, all sections

VOCABULARY

functional groups, hydrocarbons, alkanes (normal and branched), alkyl groups, structural isomers, constitutional isomers, IUPAC nomenclature, cycloalkanes, ring strain, stereoisomers, cis/trans isomers

STUDY QUESTIONS

ASSIGNED PROBLEMS

1,3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 34, 35, 37, 38, 46, 47

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CHAPTER 4
STEREOCHEMISTRY OF ALKANES AND CYCLOALKANES

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Chapter 4 all sections

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rotation, conformation, Newman projection, staggered, eclipsed, rotational potential energy diagram, torsional strain, angle strain, steric strain, chair conformation, axial, equatorial, ring flip, 1,3-diaxial repulsions

STUDY QUESTIONS

ASSIGNED PROBLEMS

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 26, 28, 29, 30, 31, 33, 34, 36, 38, 39, 46

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CHAPTER 5
AN OVERVIEW OF ORGANIC REACTIONS

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Chapter 5, ALL SECTIONS

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addition reaction, substitution reaction, elimination reaction, rearrangement, reaction mechanism, polar reactions, radical reaction, reactive intermediate, radical, nucleophile, electrophile, Gibbs Free Energy, enthalpy, entropy, reaction energy diagram, activation energy, transition state, reaction intermediate

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ASSIGNED PROBLEMS

1, 2, 3, 6, 8, 9, 10, 11,12, 13,15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27,28, 29, 31, 34, 35

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CHAPTER 6
ALKENES: STRUCTURE AND REACTIVITY

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Chapter 6, all sections

VOCABULARY

alkenes, degree of unsaturation, E(entgegen), Z(zusammen), electrophilic addition reaction, carbocation, Markovnikov's Rule, Hammond Postulate, hydride shift, alkyl shift

STUDY QUESTIONS

ASSIGNED PROBLEMS

1,3-7,9 -16,18-23, 25, 26, 28, 31-33,36- 41, 43, 44

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CHAPTER 7
ALKENES: REACTIONS AND SYNTHESIS

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Chapter 7,all sections

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elimination reaction, dehydration, dehydrohalogenation, vicinal dihalide, halonium ion, anti addition, halohydrin, hydration, oxymercuration, hydroboration, carbenes, Simmons-Smith Reaction, reduction, catalytic hydrogenation, hydroxylation, oxidative cleavage, ozonolysis

CONCEPTS

ASSIGNED PROBLEMS

1-4,6-9.11,12,14,17,18, 19, 20-24, 27-31, 33, 35-38,44-46

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CHAPTER 8
ALKYNES

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Chapter 8, all sections

VOCABULARY

alkynes, acetylide anion, alkylation, tautomerization, Lindlar catalyst, dissolving metal reduction, /P>

STUDY QUESTIONS

ASSIGNED PROBLEMS

1,3,-7,9-17,19-29,32-34,38,39


CHAPTER 9
STEREOCHEMISTRY

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Chapter 9, all sections except sections 9.15-9.17

VOCABULARY

plane polarized light, optical activity, racemic mixture, chiral, achiral, absolute configuration, Fischer projection, enantiomer, diastereomer, plane of symmetry, meso

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