Monthly Archives: February 2012

Inductive versus resonance effect? Part 3

I got another flag. A poster gave a really good problem though, ascorbic acid. See the post here. What follows is my post. (I have edited my post on the forum as it was too long. Below is what I … Continue reading

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A carboxylic acid, an inductive or resonance effect, Part 2

I want to add to what I said earlier. I was reading an article discussing resonance. I can see that those who disagreed with me would be following that line of thinking. In the example below, I compare the acidity … Continue reading

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A carboxylic acid, an inductive or resonance effect?

I am picking up a post I made on the organic chemistry forum here. Wow, I picked up three flags (and counting?) and I’m not even wrong(?). I’ve been writing about this for a while, but perhaps others may not … Continue reading

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