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    Question About Naming Molecular Compounds

    Okay so I have started this debate with my Chemistry Teacher about how you determine if a compound is Ionic or Covalent. I was basing on how I name a compound based on the Electronegativity. Based on the χ<0.4⇒ covalent non-polar 0.4<χ<1.7⇒ covalent polar χ>1.7⇒ ionic So for example on PbI2...
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    naming an organic magnet

    kappa-(BEDT-TTF)2 Cu(N(CN)2)Cl this compound contain cation part and anion part. cation part : (BEDT-TTF)2 --> bis(ethylenedithio)tetrathiafulvalene anion part : Cu(N(CN)2)Cl --> ? can someone help me to name this anion part? thank you in advance :D
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    Please help me draw this molecule from the IUPAC name

    I'm supposed to draw a molecule using it's IUPAC name, which is 5-methyhept-3-ynoic acid. Right now i have CH3 CH2 CH? CH2 CHCH3 CH2 CH3 don't know what to do about the ynoic acid part on the third carbon. what do I put there? please help, this is due tomorrow and i'm really lost!
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    Organic chemistry questions

    I'm taking organic chemistry online and it's such a struggle. The Powerpoints show examples only of problems with no explanation and I am having a hard time. I am on unit 4 out of 5 so I'm almost done but I'm so confused about a few things: 1. I was asking to draw...
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    Organic chemistry questions, so confused.

    I'm taking organic chemistry online and it's such a struggle. The Powerpoints show examples only of problems with no explanation and I am having a hard time. I am on unit 4 out of 5 so I'm almost done but I'm so confused about a few things: 1. I was asking to draw...
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    naming of hydrocarbon

    can i name the following hydrocarbon as 4-ethyl-7-methylocatane?
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    Help on naming a compound!

    What is the name of the following compound, Sn(O2)2? I know what SnO2 is but I can't figure this one out.
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    Naming Alkanes

    Hi guys... So I signed up for an online chemistry course for this summer, and it's grade 12 university level chemistry. Unfortunately it's basically written in Chinese to me. :confused: In many problems, we are asked to name certain molecules. I was wondering if someone could help me out with...
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    have a question regarding IUPAC naming in organic chem

    I just learned the IUPAC system. Like just an hour ago. My book references this example: CH3 | CH3-C-CH3 | CH3 and asks me to give the IUPAC name for this organic compound. Following the rules I learned, I say this molecular structure is: 2,2-dimethyl propane where propane is...
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    Coordination complex naming and isomerism

    I'm doing an past exam paper and I'm not sure if my answers are correct. Are there any more isomers that can exist? a) Name the following transition metal compounds: [Mn(NH3)5SCN] Br2 pentamminethiocyanomanganese(I) Bromide b) Name the type of isomerism that can exist for these compounds...
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    Are these considered IUPAC naming?

    1-methyl-1-isopropoxycyclohexane 7-(1-methylethyl)-11-(2-methylpropyl)-hexdec-6-amine 3-ethylnon-5,7-ene-2-ol 5-bromo-10-ethoxy-2,8,10,14-tetramethylpentadecane the first one is the one that concerns me. and are isopropyl and isobutyl considered common names?
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    Naming & Drawing Couponds

    Select the correct name for the following compound. (Hint: Draw out the structure) CH3CH2CHCHCH2CH(CH3)2 Can someone help me get started?