How to pass O-Chem
If you think about it, organic chemistry seems easy: There isn't much math or calculations and it's all about carbon. It's about a relatively simple element that can only have 4 bonds and has a molecular mass of 12.01g/mol. So why do so many students struggle and end up failing organic chemistry?
If you are a student taking an o-chem class in college, a key to passing the course is just knowing the terms on this page. Many science student fail organic chemistry because much of it is dependent upon memorization in addition to conceptualization of reactions and structures.
Here's what you need to memorize to pass organic chem:
Number of Carbons
MUST-KNOW ORGANIC CHEMISTRY TERMS FOR STUDENTS