Organic Synthesis Videos

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Overview: Organic Synthesis

This is an overview of Topic 19: Organic Synthesis. It includes how to approach organic pathway questions.

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Synthetic Routes 1

This video includes two worked examples of synthetic routes to help consolidate knowledge of organic reaction pathways.

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Synthetic Routes 2

This video includes worked examples of synthetic routes including a percentage yield calculation to help with exam technique.

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Synthetic Routes 3

This video includes two slightly more difficult worked examples of synthetic routes with calculation questions to help consolidate knowledge of organic reaction pathways.

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Revise Organic Reaction Mechanisms

Video that looks at all the AS mechanisms needed.

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Test Yourself: AS Organic Reactions

Helpful video to use after you feel more confident with organic chemistry to test your knowledge on the reactions.

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Quickfit Apparatus

Video explaining what Quickfit apparatus is and how it is used for reflux, distillation and separating funnel. This video also includes a typical exam question.

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