Organic Chemistry 6th edition


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  • 1: Structure and Bonding (5)
  • 2: Polar Covalent Bonds; Acids and Bases (17)
  • 3: Organic Compounds: Alkanes and Cycloalkanes (9)
  • 4: Stereochemistry of Alkanes and Cycloalkanes (13)
  • 5: An Overview of Organic Reactions (1)
  • 6: Alkenes: Structure and Reactivity (7)
  • 7: Alkenes: Reactions and Synthesis (18)
  • 8: Alkynes: An Introduction to Organic Synthesis (13)
  • 9: Stereochemistry (13)
  • 10: Alkly Halides (28)
  • 11: Reactions of Alkyl Halides: Nucleophilic Substitutions and Eliminations (26)
  • 12: Structure Determination: Mass Spectrometry and Infrared Spectroscopy
  • 13: Structure Determination: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (12)
  • 14: Conjugated Dienes and Ultraviolet Spectroscopy (10)
  • 15: Benzene and Aromaticity (4)
  • 16: Chemistry of Benzene: Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution (37)
  • 17: Alcohols and Phenols (28)
  • 18: Ethers and Epoxides; Thiols and Sulfides (20)
  • 19: Aldehydes and Ketones: Nucleophilic Addition Reactions (23)
  • 20: Carboxylic Acids and Nitriles (11)
  • 21: Carboxylic Acid Derivatives and Nucleophilic Acyl Substitution Reactions (17)
  • 22: Carbonyl Alpha-Substitution Reactions (11)
  • 23: Carbonyl Condensation Reactions (22)
  • 24: Amines (17)
  • 25: Biomolecules: Carbohydrates (8)
  • 26: Biomolecules: Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins (7)
  • 27: Biomolecules: Lipids (7)
  • 28: Biomolecules: Heterocycles and Nucleic Acids
  • 29: The Organic Chemistry of Metabolic Pathways
  • 30: Orbitals and Organic Chemistry Pericyclic Reactions
  • 31: Synthetic Polymers
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Group Quantity Questions
Chapter 1: Structure and Bonding
1.kas 5 01 02 03 04 05
Chapter 2: Polar Covalent Bonds; Acids and Bases
2.kas 17 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Chapter 3: Organic Compounds: Alkanes and Cycloalkanes
3.kas 9 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09
Chapter 4: Stereochemistry of Alkanes and Cycloalkanes
4.kas 13 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13
Chapter 5: An Overview of Organic Reactions
5.kas 1 01
Chapter 6: Alkenes: Structure and Reactivity
6.kas 7 01 02 03 04 05 06 07
Chapter 7: Alkenes: Reactions and Synthesis
7.kas 18 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Chapter 8: Alkynes: An Introduction to Organic Synthesis
8.kas 13 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13
Chapter 9: Stereochemistry
9.kas 13 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13
Chapter 10: Alkly Halides
10.kas 28 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
Chapter 11: Reactions of Alkyl Halides: Nucleophilic Substitutions and Eliminations
11.kas 26 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26
Chapter 12: Structure Determination: Mass Spectrometry and Infrared Spectroscopy
12 0  
Chapter 13: Structure Determination: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
13.kas 12 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12
Chapter 14: Conjugated Dienes and Ultraviolet Spectroscopy
14.kas 10 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10
Chapter 15: Benzene and Aromaticity
15.kas 4 01 02 03 04
Chapter 16: Chemistry of Benzene: Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution
16.kas 37 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37
Chapter 17: Alcohols and Phenols
17.kas 28 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
Chapter 18: Ethers and Epoxides; Thiols and Sulfides
18.kas 20 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Chapter 19: Aldehydes and Ketones: Nucleophilic Addition Reactions
19.kas 23 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23
Chapter 20: Carboxylic Acids and Nitriles
20.kas 11 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11
Chapter 21: Carboxylic Acid Derivatives and Nucleophilic Acyl Substitution Reactions
21.kas 17 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Chapter 22: Carbonyl Alpha-Substitution Reactions
22.kas 11 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11
Chapter 23: Carbonyl Condensation Reactions
23.kas 22 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
Chapter 24: Amines
24.kas 17 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
Chapter 25: Biomolecules: Carbohydrates
25.kas 8 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08
Chapter 26: Biomolecules: Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
26.kas 7 01 02 03 04 05 06 07
Chapter 27: Biomolecules: Lipids
27.kas 7 01 02 03 04 05 06 07
Chapter 28: Biomolecules: Heterocycles and Nucleic Acids
28 0  
Chapter 29: The Organic Chemistry of Metabolic Pathways
29 0  
Chapter 30: Orbitals and Organic Chemistry Pericyclic Reactions
30 0  
Chapter 31: Synthetic Polymers
31 0  
Total 384