CHM 2120/2520 (Midterm 1 – Keillor)

CHM 2120/2520
Midterm 1 Tutoring Sessions.
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$35

for 3.5-Hours

Review and
Acid/Base Chemistry

Review Session Details
  • Each student will receive a Previous Midterms Package.

  • Get a better understanding of atomic and molecular orbitals (this includes drawing bonding, non-bonding and antibonding orbitals)
  • Learn to draw resonance forms (and be able to identify major and minor structures)
  • Comfortably switch between chairs, Newman projections, and line structures
  • Stereochemistry of sp3 (R/S) and alkene (E/Z) structures
  • Learn acid-base chemistry by understanding pKa and how to assess the acidity
  • Many examples from midterms administered at uOttawa!

CHM2120/2520: Fundamentals and Acid/Base Chemistry

$35.00

  • Get a better understanding of atomic and molecular orbitals (this includes drawing bonding, non-bonding and antibonding orbitals)
  • Learn to draw resonance forms (and be able to identify major and minor structures)
  • Comfortably switch between chairs, Newman projections, and line structures
  • Stereochemistry of sp3 (R/S) and alkene (E/Z) structures
  • Learn to become an expert with acid-base chemistry by understanding pKa and how to assess the strength of a lone pair
  • Many examples from midterms/exams administered at uOttawa!
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Date

September 25, 2021 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM (El-Nachef/Keillor), October 9, 2021 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM (Flynn/Keillor)

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$35

for 3.5-Hours

IR and 1H NMR
Spectroscopy

Tutoring Session Details
  • How to read and extract information from IR spectra
  • 1H NMR concepts: chemical shift, equivalence, integration and multiplicity explained with examples (this includes simple coupling-tree diagrams)
  • Hydrogen and Deuterium reactions in 1H NMR
  • How to distinguish molecules using 1H NMR
  • Learn to draw 1H NMR spectra from a organic molecule
  • Solving parts of structure with 1H NMR peak "patterns recognition"
  • Learn to correctly connect 1H NMR fragments together for final compound identification
  • Five 1H NMR spectra from past midterms will be disturbed and solved as a group

CHM2120/2520: IR and 1H NMR Spectroscopy

$35.00

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Date

November 19, 2020 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM

$35

for 3.5-Hours

SN and E Reactions
(Part 1)

Review Session Details
  • Each student will receive a Previous Midterm Package 
  • Drawing energy diagrams and transition states
  • Relating energy diagrams to rate of reaction
  • Carbocation properties and stability
  • 1,2-shifts for carbocations
  • Evaluating various leaving groups (L.G.)
  • Making OH groups into L.G.
  • SN1/E1 mechanism breakdown into simple steps
  • Drawing SN1 and E1 molecular orbitals
  • SN1/E1 stereochemistry
  • SN1/E1 and solvent effects on rate
  • Questions from past midterms given by current professors

CHM2120/2520: SN and E Reactions (Part 1)

$35.00

  • Full understanding of how to use/draw energy diagrams and transition states
  • Learn to differentiate between a base and a nucleophile
  • Understand carbocations and when to do a 1,2-shift
  • How to tell if you have a leaving group for SN and E reactions
  • SN1 and E1 mechanism specifics
  • Solvents and rates for SN1 and E1
  • Many examples from midterms/exams administered at uOttawa!
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Date

September 26, 2021 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM (El-Nachef/Keillor), October 10, 2021 10:30 AM – 2:00 PM (Flynn/Keillor)

$35

for 3.5-Hours

SN and E Reactions
(Part 2)

Review Session Details
  • Each student will receive a Previous Midterms Package.

  • SN2 mechanism and stereochemistry
  • Review how to make and react with epoxides
  • E2 mechanism and number of products
  • Drawing and understanding molecular orbitals for SN2/E2 reactions
  • Projecting SN2/E2 reactions in anti-periplanar (APP) reactive conformation
  • Strong versus weak nucleophiles
  • SN2/E2 and solvent effects on rate
  • Differentiating between reactions: E1/SN1 vs. SN2/E2
  • Questions from past midterms given by current professors

CHM2120/2520: SN and E Reactions (Part 2)

$35.00

  • E2 mechanism and which beta-Hydrogen to select (Hoffman vs. Zaitsev product)
  • Projecting E2 reactions in their most stable conformation
  • Differentiating between reactions: E2 vs. E1/SN1
  • Solvents and rates for E2
  • Simplifying the mechanism for oxidation of alcohol and knowing how to use the reagents appropriately
  • Many examples from midterms/exams administered at uOttawa!
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Date

September 27, 2021 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM (El-Nachef/Keillor), October 11, 2021 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM (Flynn/Keillor)

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Session Instructor
ABDULLAH AKBAR, PhD
Abdullah is a top-rated tutor with 7+ years of teaching experience.
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­As a recent PhD graduate from the University of Ottawa, he has worked along with many of the CHM 2120/2520 Professors. His lesson plans will always begin with must-know fundamental concepts and end with examples from previous midterms and final exam questions.

Recommended by 350+ uOttawa students. Join one of his review sessions and decide for yourself!