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We're all natural born chemists. Every time we cook, clean, take a shower, drive a car, use a solvent (such as nail polish remover), or perform any of the countless everyday activities that involve complex chemical reactions we're doing chemistry! So why do so many of us desperately resist learning chemistry when we're young?
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So, you survived the first semester of Organic Chemistry (maybeeven by the skin of your teeth) and now it's time to get back tothe classroom and lab! Organic Chemistry II For Dummies isan easy-to-understand reference to this often challengingsubject.
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