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chemical reactions

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    nimesh.singhposted 6 years ago

    how can a poor student understand mechanism of organic chemistry . how can a helpful teacher help them ?

    1. lesmancan1 profile image59
      lesmancan1posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      make it fun,get them interested on there own,guide them.

  2. ediggity profile image60
    ediggityposted 6 years ago

    Here's a couple websites that come in handy.

    http://www2.chemistry.msu.edu/faculty/r … intro1.htm


    I guess to help understand, it's important to remember that a good bit of Organic Chemistry is really just an in depth look at organic compounds formed from the elements table.  Essentially, you're just studying the make up of a compound, and classifying it by it's properties.  Think of it all as one big experiment, and wear safety glasses.  smile

  3. melpor profile image95
    melporposted 6 years ago

    nimesh.singh, organic chemical reactions are similar to chemical reactions for inorganic compounds. It is all about the reactivity of the electron.  Organic chemicals behave the same way. The biggest difference between organic and inorganic compounds is that organic molecules are generally larger than inorganic molecules so the chemical reactions take place at the site or group of highly reactive electrons.  For example this what happens when you mix Sodium Hydroxide with Hydrochloric Acid; an inorganic salt Sodium Chloride is formed. The same reaction occurs when an organic acid such as Benzoic Acid and an inorganic base such as Sodium Hydroxide are mixed. You will get the organic salt Sodium Benzoate. It is the same principle for both inorganic and organic reactions. The organic molecule is just larger. That is how you have to look at it in organic chemistry just a little more complicated. These reactions are called electrophilic reactions, the simplest form of chemical reactions.

  4. Kvaraciejus profile image59
    Kvaraciejusposted 6 years ago

    Take a student book and read it. Write down some notes, reactions. Repeat daily.