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Topics and Learning Outcomes

  • Alkenes
    •  identify alkene diastereomers as E or Z
    •  identify the electrophiles and nucleophiles in a reaction
    •  follow a reaction mechanism using curly arrows
    •  predict the major products obtained from the reaction of alkenes with electrophiles (using Markovnikov's rule)
  • Alkynes
    •  predict the major products obtained from the reaction of alkynes with electrophiles (using Markovnikov's rule)

Textbook and eBook References

  • Alkenes - Sections 16.3 and 16.5
  • Alkynes - Sections 16.3 and 16.6
  • Aromatic Compounds - Sections 16.7 and 16.8
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Alkenes -  
  Degree of unsaturation calculator  
Description: Calculates the number of double bonds in a structure from its formula (or vice versa)
Tags: unsaturation  |  Contributed by Adam Bridgeman
  Organic Chemistry| Khan Academy  
Description: Alkenes and plenty more organic chem
Alkynes -  
Aromatic Compounds -  
  Four Criteria for Aromaticity  
Tags: aromatic | Huckel's rule  |  Contributed by Adam Bridgeman

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