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CHEM1611 - Resources for Week 6


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)
  • Aromatic Hydrocarbons
    •  explain the special stability of benzene and why it does not react like an alkene
    •  name simple aromatic compounds using IUPAC nomenclature
    •  predict the products for the reaction of benzene with several different electrophiles

Textbook and eBook References

  • Alkenes - Sections 16.3 and 16.5
  • Aromatic Hydrocarbons - Sections 16.7 and 16.8
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