Walkthrough of Acid-Base Reactions

Acidity Trends In Organic Molecules Here, we’ll review the key trends that affect acidity, which all have the common effect of stabilizing negative charge (or more broadly, a lone pair of electrons). 1. The Weaker The Conjugate Base, The Stronger The Acid. So Any Factor Which Stabilizes The Conjugate Base Will Increase Acidity An acid base reaction…

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The Stronger The Acid, The Weaker The Conjugate Base

Basicity In Organic Chemistry: Some Basicity Trends Today we’ll look at a simple periodic basicity trend across the periodic table and extrapolate from it some general principles for acid base reactions in organic chemistry. 1. “Basicity” Is Just Another Word For “Stability Of A Lone Pair Of Electrons” Last time I started writing about acid-base…

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