Propyl Butyl and Pentyl Branched Substituents

Butyl Substituent Isomers butane n-butyl secbutyl isobutyl tert butyl

When you hear n-butyl, secbutyl, isobutyl and tert butyl. Do these terms scare you? Learning Organic Chemistry is like learning a new language where certain prefixes and suffixes will mean different things. Different ways of arranging bits and pieces will bring you to different variations of compounds. But just like a new language, the more you see it, […]

Organic Chemistry Functional Groups Simplified to Memorize By Leah Fisch

Organic chemistry functional groups video by leah fisch

Functional groups are key to success in organic chemistry. In order to recognize reactive portions of a molecule, you must first recognize the functional groups that influence reactivity. But how do you quickly memorize the groups when they look so similar? This video breaks down the common organic chemistry functional groups to help you understand […]