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by allisoncarr1i
Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Equations Sheet
Replies: 4
Views: 107

Re: Equations Sheet

Danielle Hoekstra 1C wrote:Nope! It’s the same equations sheet we have been supplied for the tests.

oh, ok thank you!
by allisoncarr1i
Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Final
Replies: 5
Views: 113

Re: Final

Danielle Hoekstra 1C wrote:Information on the review sessions is located on Lavelles Website, same place where he posted midterm information! :)

Thank you!
by allisoncarr1i
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:38 am
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Final
Replies: 5
Views: 113

Re: Final

Jennifer Lathrop 1F wrote:There are many review sessions that have been emailed/ posted, along with many plfs. There are a couple each day leading up to the final.

Where do we find the information about the plfs is it with the review session info?
by allisoncarr1i
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Review session
Replies: 5
Views: 130

Re: Review session

Jennifer Lathrop 1F wrote:3-6 in Dodd 147

Thanks!
by allisoncarr1i
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: General Rate Laws
Topic: slow step
Replies: 11
Views: 107

Re: slow step

Jack DeLeon 1B wrote:the k value is the rate constant in the rate equation, so if the rate constant is small, then the rate is slow

do you know why this is the case?
by allisoncarr1i
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Equations Sheet
Replies: 4
Views: 107

Re: Equations Sheet

Does he add to this as we start learning more equations and concepts or is this all of the equations for the quarter?
by allisoncarr1i
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Class Curve
Replies: 11
Views: 270

Re: Class Curve

so does getting 50% of the points mean you will pass the class regardless of the class average?
by allisoncarr1i
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Morris Review
Replies: 4
Views: 99

Re: Morris Review

The slides should be online soon
by allisoncarr1i
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Final
Replies: 18
Views: 259

Re: Final

Elle_Mendelson_2K wrote:Does anyone know what the midterm average was?

I believe it was 80%
by allisoncarr1i
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Review session
Replies: 5
Views: 130

Re: Review session

Is lyndon's review on the list of review sessions on the website or is that separate?
by allisoncarr1i
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Studying for the Final
Replies: 25
Views: 379

Re: Studying for the Final

Homework problems and review sessions are the most helpful
by allisoncarr1i
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:23 am
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Final
Replies: 24
Views: 422

Re: Final

The review sessions started the saturday before week 10
by allisoncarr1i
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Curve?
Replies: 6
Views: 169

Re: Curve?

Does that line in the syllabus also mean that anyone who receives over 50% of the points will pass?
by allisoncarr1i
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:19 am
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Lyndon's Review Session
Replies: 8
Views: 285

Re: Lyndon's Review Session

No one has said anything about it yet but I'm sure when he does it it will be announced in lecture
by allisoncarr1i
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Kinetics vs. Thermodynamics Controlling a Reaction
Topic: k & K
Replies: 18
Views: 161

Re: k & K

lower case k is the boltzmann constant and upper case K is the equilibrium constant
by allisoncarr1i
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Equilibrium Constants & Calculating Concentrations
Topic: solids and liquids
Replies: 5
Views: 69

Re: solids and liquids

Jchellis 1I wrote:So because they are constants they have no effect on whether the reaction favors the reactants or the products?

yes that is correct
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Test 3
Replies: 10
Views: 204

Re: Test 3

Jchellis 1I wrote:We only have two tests this quarter for 14B though, right? Wasn't it changed?

yes only two tests for this quarter
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Balancing Redox Reactions
Topic: Test #2
Replies: 10
Views: 155

Re: Test #2

Jchellis 1I wrote:Was this covered in class? Or were we just expected to know it?

It was mentioned in the homework problems for this section.
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Balancing Redox Reactions
Topic: oxidizing agent and reducing agent
Replies: 15
Views: 134

Re: oxidizing agent and reducing agent

is there ever an instance where both would lose an electron?
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Balancing Redox Reactions
Topic: Short hand notation
Replies: 8
Views: 90

Re: Short hand notation

Jchellis 1I wrote:What does the single line represent then? I thought the single line was the salt bridge?

the salt bridge is usually shown as a double line when we draw the figures
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Appications of the Nernst Equation (e.g., Concentration Cells, Non-Standard Cell Potentials, Calculating Equilibrium Constants and pH)
Topic: K Value
Replies: 7
Views: 73

Re: K Value

Jchellis 1I wrote:Are significant figures something we are being graded on right now? It seems like he had been pretty relaxed about them recently.

They weren't worth anything on test 2 but i don't know if they will be for the final.
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Homework
Replies: 7
Views: 83

Re: Homework

I'm pretty sure you are allowed to turn in any problems from the syllabus as long as you haven't already done them.
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Final
Replies: 18
Views: 259

Re: Final

I believe the newer sections are more heavily emphasized on the final.
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Jan 27, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Advice from a Medical Student [ENDORSED]
Replies: 96
Views: 30756

Re: Advice from a Medical Student [ENDORSED]

Thank you so much this was very helpful!
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Jan 27, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Ideal Gases
Topic: Approximations for ICE
Replies: 20
Views: 191

Re: Approximations for ICE

The approximation can only be used if K is very small.
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Equilibrium Constants & Calculating Concentrations
Topic: What not to count
Replies: 9
Views: 114

Re: What not to count

Any element that is in its liquid or solid form can be disregarded.
by allisoncarr1i
Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Tutoring? [ENDORSED]
Replies: 39
Views: 20911

Re: Tutoring? [ENDORSED]

Hilda Sauceda 3C wrote:In sessions who does the questions step by step even if they seem obvious?

The step up sessions are best if you're looking for in depth explanations on every level of problem or concept even ones that might seem basic.
by allisoncarr1i
Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Peer Learning Sessions [ENDORSED]
Replies: 10
Views: 6569

Re: Peer Learning Sessions [ENDORSED]

504909207 wrote:Does every "step up" session cover the same thing as the others that are also on the same day?

I believe the step up sessions aren't as rigid with sticking to a certain topic and will accommodate any questions you have.
by allisoncarr1i
Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Outlines Included in Test 1
Replies: 2
Views: 73

Re: Outlines Included in Test 1

The first two outlines will be included on test one.
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Equilibrium Constants & Calculating Concentrations
Topic: solids in calculating equilibrium constant? [ENDORSED]
Replies: 8
Views: 111

Re: solids in calculating equilibrium constant? [ENDORSED]

Does anyone know why they are not included or is it not necessary to know why?
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Equilibrium Constants & Calculating Concentrations
Topic: Equilibrium Criteria
Replies: 4
Views: 43

Re: Equilibrium Criteria

K and Q must be equal which indicates that the reaction is occurring at the same rate forwards and backwards.
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Non-Equilibrium Conditions & The Reaction Quotient
Topic: K vs Q [ENDORSED]
Replies: 7
Views: 121

Re: K vs Q [ENDORSED]

The partial pressures and concentrations do not have to be at equilibrium for Q but they do for K. Other than that, it's the same equation.
by allisoncarr1i
Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Lewis Acids & Bases
Topic: How to Identify Lewis acid and Bases
Replies: 4
Views: 96

Re: How to Identify Lewis acid and Bases

Ashley P 4I wrote:You two are life savers, thank you for simplifying this. Lone Pairs= Base No lone pairs= Acid

Are there any exceptions for this or is it pretty reliable as a quick way to determine whether it is a base or acid?
by allisoncarr1i
Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Amphoteric Compounds
Topic: Amphiprotic vs. Amphoteric
Replies: 7
Views: 123

Re: Amphiprotic vs. Amphoteric

Amphiprotic substances can accept and donate protons, amphoteric substances can act as both an acid and a base. All amphiprotic compounds are amphoteric. A clue to determine if a substance is amphoteric is to first check if there are hydrogens/protons to donate in the substance. If not, the substan...
by allisoncarr1i
Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Ionic & Covalent Bonds
Topic: Boiling point
Replies: 5
Views: 161

Re: Boiling point

Chloe Likwong 3K wrote:To sum up the previous comments, the stronger the bond, the higher the boiling point.

Is this due to the difficulty of breaking those bonds or for a different reason?
by allisoncarr1i
Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Final
Replies: 11
Views: 284

Re: Final

It covers all concepts on the outlines on the website and includes questions from homework and his pre and post module assessments as well.
by allisoncarr1i
Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: About the test
Replies: 8
Views: 218

Re: About the test

Is it likely that concepts we have not been tested on before would be more likely to appear on the final?
by allisoncarr1i
Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Instructor Evaluations
Replies: 4
Views: 116

Re: Instructor Evaluations

Can the evaluations be done after the deadline or are they no longer available?
by allisoncarr1i
Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Final Exam
Replies: 22
Views: 425

Re: Final Exam

Jchellis 1I wrote:Is he going to emphasize the material after the midterm more or will it be more equal?

He has said in class that everything on all of the outlines is equally likely to show up on the final.
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Nov 18, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: curve?
Replies: 20
Views: 707

Re: curve?

So will everyone between 50% and 73% all get a C- regardless of their actual percentage?
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Nov 18, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Review for Final
Replies: 2
Views: 82

Re: Review for Final

I haven't heard anything about specific final review sessions but the test 3 review sessions and step up workshops will definitely be useful resources for final prep.
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Nov 18, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Properties of Light
Topic: Test 3
Replies: 24
Views: 452

Re: Test 3

According to the announcements on the class website, test 3 will cover the end of Bonding from 3.12 (6 Ed.) and from 2D (7 Ed.); and all of Molecular Shape and Structure.
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Nov 11, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Thanksgiving Wednesday
Replies: 9
Views: 244

Re: Thanksgiving Wednesday

705088777 wrote:If we have a chem discussion that day will it be canceled too?

This would probably depend on your TA but since the Thursday and Friday discussions won't be meeting I doubt any of the TAs would have mandatory discussions that week.
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Nov 11, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Midterm [ENDORSED]
Replies: 14
Views: 393

Re: Midterm [ENDORSED]

Some of the TAs have said that the midterm will be handed out after lecture on Wednesday/
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Nov 11, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Tutoring? [ENDORSED]
Replies: 39
Views: 20911

Re: Tutoring? [ENDORSED]

There are multiple step up programs and workshops as well as office hours that you might want to try before looking for an outside tutor who might not be as familiar with the specific material we need to know.
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Nov 04, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Midterm Exam Time Conflict
Replies: 2
Views: 85

Re: Midterm Exam Time Conflict

They definitely would not schedule a make up exam for a class conflict and honestly it's probably too late for any accommodations to be made anyways sorry.
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Nov 04, 2018 9:44 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Material provided in all Chem 14A/14B quizzes and exams
Replies: 10
Views: 19768

Re: Material provided in all Chem 14A/14B quizzes and exams

Eruchi Okpara 4D wrote:Are we only allowed to use pen on the midterm like we did on test 1 and 2?

It might depend on the TA because pen was not required for some TAs on the previous tests.
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Nov 04, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: SI Units, Unit Conversions
Topic: Textbook Homework Assignment
Replies: 11
Views: 357

Re: Textbook Homework Assignment

Megan_Ervin_1l wrote:Are we doing any 7 problems we want that are listed? Or do the problems have to come from all sections?


We can do any 7 questions from the section(s) listed for the topic that week on the syllabus.
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Khan Academy
Replies: 10
Views: 294

Re: Khan Academy

Khan Academy is helpful for reinforcing the topics we discuss in class and is also useful for hearing the concepts described in a different way which I have found makes it easier to retain and understand the information.
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Ideal Gases
Topic: Reading the textbook [ENDORSED]
Replies: 81
Views: 27076

Re: Reading the textbook [ENDORSED]

The video modules are much more helpful and understandable than the textbook.
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: 0/70 homework grade on myucla
Replies: 2
Views: 136

Re: 0/70 homework grade on myucla

The TA is most likely just going to input all of the information at the end of the quarter but I'm sure you can ask or email them if you are curious about your grade throughout the quarter.
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: How do the post hw points work
Replies: 5
Views: 113

Re: How do the post hw points work

It seems to be different for each TA based on what people in this forum are saying so you might want to double check with your TA or others in your section.
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Note Taking
Replies: 32
Views: 1318

Re: Note Taking

I find it most effective to type notes in class so it is quick and can be accessed and sorted through easily on my google drive and then recopy the notes to help with retention.
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Oct 21, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: SI Units, Unit Conversions
Topic: How does grading for discussion posts work?
Replies: 73
Views: 1839

Re: How does grading for discussion posts work?

My TA said Sunday night but I know a lot of others have been saying Friday so it probably just depends on when each different TA is checking.
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Oct 14, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Writing in Pen
Replies: 13
Views: 278

Re: Writing in Pen

For the in discussion tests it depends on the TA but for the exams I doubt he'd be strict on it as long as your writing is clear but you might want to ask someone who's taken the course before.
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Oct 14, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Einstein Equation
Topic: Numbers to memorize
Replies: 24
Views: 536

Re: Numbers to memorize

They are given on the exams but it might be helpful to familiarize yourself with some of the more frequently used constants just as a time saving technique.
by allisoncarr1i
Sun Oct 14, 2018 11:10 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: DOWNLOAD SESSION WORKSHEETS HERE - Sundays 4-6pm (Karen) [ENDORSED]
Replies: 135
Views: 25468

Re: DOWNLOAD SESSION WORKSHEETS HERE - Sundays 4-6pm (Karen) [ENDORSED]

Thank you so much for these! Is the difficulty level similar to what you'd expect from the exams in this course?
by allisoncarr1i
Sat Oct 06, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Significant Figures
Topic: Rounding numbers ending in 5
Replies: 9
Views: 106

Re: Rounding numbers ending in 5

All of the textbook solutions in the solution manual round up when dealing with calculations ending in 5 so I would definitely say that's the way to go.
by allisoncarr1i
Sat Oct 06, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Rusty on High School Chem [ENDORSED]
Replies: 113
Views: 36306

Re: Rusty on High School Chem [ENDORSED]

I would recommend taking advantage of the peer learning for brushing up on the subjects you are rusty on. For more in depth walk throughs and explanations Khan academy is extremely helpful.
by allisoncarr1i
Sat Oct 06, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Tutoring? [ENDORSED]
Replies: 39
Views: 20911

Re: Tutoring? [ENDORSED]

Do you have to sign up for the peer learning sessions or can you just show up during the hours listed?

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