understanding

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    understanding

    i forgot the concepts understanding word by word without practical imaginative thinking. how to understand chemistry like a story. can anyone can tell me
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    Not understanding :(

    Ethylene glycol, C2H6O2, is used as antifreeze for automobile engines. If you want to produce 2.00 kg of ethylene glycol from the reaction of C2H4Cl2 and Na2CO3, what is the minimum amount of C2H4Cl2 that is needed? C2H4Cl2(l) + Na2CO3(s) + H2O(l)C2H6O2(l) + 2NaCl(aq) + CO2(g) So here's my...
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    understanding Mechanism of carbylamine

    In the first step of formation of carbylamine, CHCl3 on reaction with alc. KOH forms CCl2. Now my confusion is how does a lone pair come on C??? (As shown in the first image) if we consider the mech. (as shown in my second image)..!! please help me out..!!
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    Help With Understanding What's Going On...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CzfnIQHu4bI I'm trying to understand the reaction that is taking place in this homemade rechargeable battery video. I've repeated the steps in this experimented and received the same results but don't understand the reaction that is taking place at the carbon...
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    understanding Muriatic acid/aluminum reaction.

    Hello. I want to destroy a hard drive, and would like to understand what happens when a piece of aluminum(hard drive´s plates are made of aluminum) is soaked into a bowl containing muriatic acid. And allow me 3 related questions: 1-Could the action be done indoors into a well ventilated...