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Organic chemistry

Sal and Jay cover topics covered in college organic chemistry course. Basic understanding of basic high school or college chemistry assumed (although there is some review).
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Conjugation, Diels-Alder, and MO theory
conjugation, conjugated dienes, addition reactions of conjugated dienes, diels-alder reaction, MO theory, color

Addition reactions of conjugated dienes

In this tutorial, Jay shows the possible products for an addition to a conjugated diene and how the end product can be controlled by changing the reaction conditions.

Molecular orbital theory

In this tutorial, Jay introduces molecular orbital (MO) theory and shows how MO theory explains the experimental observations of the Diels-Alder reaction.

Color in organic molecules

In this tutorial, Jay explains basic color theory and shows how conjugation determines the color of organic molecules. Basic knowledge of MO theory is assumed.