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The delta G for above reaction A↔B is 24.5KJ/mole under standard conditions. at equilibrium a student adds and addition 4 moles of A and 2 moles of B this addition makes the reaction go which direction...

A solution composed of 0.30 M glucose is consider isotonic to Jurkat cells (a T-cell line) at 250.  If you wanted to make isotonic solution with NaCL instead what concentration of NaCL would...

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Stereoisomers Written by tutor Kathie Z. Stereoisomers for Chemistry First look at the images below so that you connect the definitions of the different categories of stereoisomers with the following discussion: Source: Wikimedia Commons Isomer: two compounds with the same chemical formula Constitutional isomers: structural isomers (where one connection is located differently... read more

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Picture it: You're sitting in class and you keep hearing some stuff about phopsphodiester bonds... um... what? You know it forms links in the DNA deoxyribose backbone but... wait, what? If you have not had much chemistry start reading here; if you've taken organic chem feel free to skip ahead. Let's take it from the top. You always hear that all life is organic... Wait, Like Organic... read more

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Hi! Welcome to my blog :) I am new to WyzAnt and can't wait to help demystify General Chemistry and Biochemistry for you! Being a student myself and having helped out my sixteen year old sister with her Chemistry classes in high school, I understand the challenges you face while learning Chemistry.  In my experience, I found that generally learning challenges can be categorized into... read more

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Times are definitely changing in the world of education. Today, as with all things twenty-first century, there are no limits to a student's education. This is absolutely exciting since so many 'schools without walls' have adopted various technologies during the past few years to enable students excel academically. As an advanced tutor, it makes me dance in my shoes. Universities such as Harvard,... read more

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Give positive feedback, use encouraging vocabulary Find success, and reinforce effort, in even minor accomplishment ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ A tutor provides expertise, experience, and encouragement. They do not provide "answers," but rather assist in problem solving, in getting answers. The challenge... read more

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The equation below is used for Covalent Bonds, Molecular geometry, electron geometry, and structural formulas to figure the number of bonds in a molecule. N-A = S equation to figure the number of bonds in a molecule N = needed: the sum of the number of valence electrons needed by each atom (2 for hydrogen, 8 for all other atoms) A = available: the sum of the number of valence electrons... read more

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I’m not good at this! I don’t like it! Why do I have to do this? Were these questions my students were asking the other day? No, these were things I was saying at the gym yesterday. I hate to exercise. I’m definitely not good at it. I’m definitely not very highly motivated. Yet, I go there 4 times a week, because I know it is good for me, and I don’t like how I feel when I don’t go. Now,... read more

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