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Chemistry

Amino Acids

In Focus: Amino Acids

After getting an overview of all the various functional groups involved in organic chemistry during class 11, you get to study in detail about each functional group in class 12 organic chemistry. Amino Acids, a...

chemical kinetics

Understanding the Important JEE Topic: Chemical Kinetics

Simply put, Chemical kinetics addresses the question: “how fast do reactions occur?” Chemistry can be described as the science that deals with making new substances from other substances. Or, we cou...

S-Block Elements

S-Block elements

Chemistry is basically the study of various elements and these elements are classified into categories. The two most important categories of elements are called the representative elements. The s-block and p-bl...

Structure of atom: everything you need to know

Structure of Atom

Structure of atom is an important concept to understand in chemistry, since it lays the foundation for everything else that will be studied as part of the syllabus for chemistry. Plus, once the concept is under...

The D-block Elements

In Focus – D-block elements

The D-block elements find their applications at almost every scale of world. This article discusses all you need to know about them. But before getting into the D-block elements, let’s get a little idea o...

Periodic Classification of Elements

Periodic classification of Elements

Periodic Classification of Elements Matter is something that has some mass and occupies some space is what we have learnt in our schools. Subsequently, matter consists of molecules, which are made up of compoun...

Acids and Bases

Acids and Bases – A Brief Overview!

Acids and Bases – A Brief Overview! Acids, bases and neutralisation reactions are perhaps among the first names you hear as you enter the world of chemistry. The wonder you had as junior students when you...

Mole concept

Mole Concept: All You Need To Know

The mole concept is one of the topics with which you kick-off your preparation of physical chemistry in class 11. One of the reasons for it being taught earlier is that the concept of mole will be required in a...

Structure of atom: everything you need to know

Surface Chemistry: All You Need to Know

What is the surface of a material? The simplest definition is that the surface is the boundary at which the atoms (that make up one material) terminate and interface with the atoms of a new material. If the sur...

Carbon and its compounds

Carbon And Its Compounds: A Brief Overview!

Carbon and its compounds: Carbon is one of the most versatile elements in the periodic table. Our bodies are made of carbon. Your bags and water bottles are made up of carbon. The air all around you has carbon....