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Organic Compounds – Tetrahedral & Planar carbons

Tetrahedral carbon compounds

In saturated organic compounds, all of the carbon atoms are tetrahedral.

Chloroalkanes

  • A chloroalkane is an alkane in which one or more hydrogen atoms are replaced with chlorine atoms.
  • Chloroform (
  • ) is an example of a chloroalkane.
  • Chloroalkane’s main uses:
    • For removing oil and grease marks from machinery and in dry cleaning of clothes.
    • Paint stripper.
    • Correcting fluid, e.g. Tippex.

Alcohols

  • The alcohols form a homologous series of organic compounds, of general formula
  • .
  • The -OH group is called the hydroxyl group and is the functional group of alcohols.
    • A functional group... (More)
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LC English

Appeal of Elizabeth Bishop’s Poetry – Sample Essay

Write an essay on the appeal of Elizabeth Bishop’s poetry

Elizabeth Bishop’s poetry is appealing for a variety of reasons. Her poetry is intertwined with her life, a depressing but interesting one that saw a troubled childhood, many countries and many awards for her poetry. Her celebrations of the ordinary are an unusual yet original quality, while her poetry has a unique style, with a fine combination of vivid imagery and concrete intense language. In addition to this her poetry lacks the monotony that often can be the detriment of a poet’s work; her poems have detailed descriptions of both... (More)

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General Vision & Viewpoint Sample Answer: Success or Failure of a Central Character – Part 1

‘The general vision and viewpoint of a text can be determined by the success or failure of a central character in his/ her efforts to achieve fulfilment.’ In the light of the above statement, compare the general vision and viewpoint in the three texts you have studied on your comparative course.

The outlook of life in a text, known as general vision and viewpoint, is shaped by central characters’ primary concerns, which are conventionally centered around achieving a state of contentment. The central character’s journey through the text is focused on this task; thus when considering general vision and viewpoint... (More)

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LC Spanish

Spanish oral exam: List of possible questions & sample answers

Introductory questions

  • Hola, ¿Qué tal? / Hola, ¿Cómo estás?Hello, How are you?
  • Estoy bien. – I’m fine.
  • ¿Estás nervioso / preocupado?Are you nervous / worried?
  • Sí, un poco. – Yes, a little bit.
  • ¿Cómo te llamas?What’s your name?
  • Me llamo es Daniel – My name is Daniel.
  • ¿Cuántos años tienes?How old are you?
  • Tengo dieciocho años. – I’m eighteen years.

Neighbourhood

  • ¿Dónde vives?Where do you live?
  • Vivo en Dublin. – I live in Dublin.
  • ¿Cómo es tu casa?How is your house?
  • Mi casa tiene tres habitaciones y está... (More)