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Unit 12: Organic chemistry - Some basic principles and techniques

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Carbon can form covalent bonds with itself and other elements to create a mind-boggling array of structures. In this unit of class 11 organic chemistry, we will learn about the reactions chemists use to synthesize crazy carbon based structures, how to name them, as well as the analytical (qualitative and quantitative) methods to characterise them. Simply put, organic chemistry is like building with molecular Legos. Let's make some beautiful organic molecules!


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