Chemistry uses a lot of esoteric notations, so here is a short series to act as a guide to the use of Greek letter in different contexts in organic chemistry.Read More
Come on, it can't be that hard... can it? [image source: Hunger Games]
Chemistry is confusing enough with IUPAC nomenclature procedures to know, and the difference between E/Z and cis/trans alkene descriptions, and so many other new terms, models, units, and symbols. But the most common and important symbol in chemistry is the arrow.Read More
No…not that kind of retro.
People often dismiss organic chemistry as “all memorization”. I disagree – organic chemistry is just a series puzzles based on a few basic concepts (electronics, sterics, orbitals) that come together to answer almost any problem you might encounter on your homework or tests.Read More