8. Reactions of Organic Compounds

Organic Acids and Bases
Factors affecting acidity of H-atoms in organic molecules

Nucleophilic Substitution Reactions
Nucleophilic substitution reactions; SN1 and SN2 mechanisms; entering groups and leaving groups

Elimination and Electrophilic Addition Reactions
Zaitsev's Rule; E1 and E2 mechanisms; Markovnikoff's Rule

Nucleophilic Additions to Carbonyl Groups
Grignard reagents; carboxyllic acid derivatives

Electrophilic Aromatic Substitutions
Benzene; electronic structure, properties and reactions of electrophiles

Organic Oxidation and Reduction
Defining oxidation and reduction in organic reactions; redox reagents; predicting redox products