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by Margaret Akey
Thu Mar 14, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Galvanic/Voltaic Cells, Calculating Standard Cell Potentials, Cell Diagrams
Topic: Reducing power
Replies: 4
Views: 78

Re: Reducing power

So in a galvanic cell, whichever one is more positive, that means its more likely to be reduced and thus gains electrons (having e on the reactant side), and the more negative one is likely to be oxidized, and thus lose electrons (having e on the product side)? Yes, just make sure when you are look...
by Margaret Akey
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Reaction Mechanisms, Reaction Profiles
Topic: Units for K
Replies: 4
Views: 70

Re: Units for K

zero order: rate = k first order: rate = k[A] second order: rate=k[A]^2 rate is always Molarity/second or Moles*Second^-1*Liters^-1 so when you have just rate = k for zero order.. Molarity/second needs to equal k, so k is Molarity/second (easy!) Now, when you have rate= k[A] for first order.. Molari...
by Margaret Akey
Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Galvanic/Voltaic Cells, Calculating Standard Cell Potentials, Cell Diagrams
Topic: Reducing power
Replies: 4
Views: 78

Re: Reducing power

reducing power is going to have more negative standard reduction potential oxidation power is going to have more positive standard reduction potential. the way i like to think about it is that since reduction power is the ability to give away electrons, the reduction half reaction that would not wan...
by Margaret Akey
Fri Mar 08, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Reaction Mechanisms, Reaction Profiles
Topic: Slow step
Replies: 4
Views: 74

Re: Slow step

slow step is the one that matches the experimentally determined rate law
by Margaret Akey
Fri Mar 08, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Reaction Mechanisms, Reaction Profiles
Topic: Reaction Mechanism
Replies: 2
Views: 49

Re: Reaction Mechanism

"The reaction mechanism describes the sequence of elementary reactions that must occur to go from reactants to products."
-khan academy
https://www.khanacademy.org/science/che ... mechanisms
by Margaret Akey
Fri Mar 08, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Method of Initial Rates (To Determine n and k)
Topic: Definition of 1st, 2nd, and zero order
Replies: 1
Views: 34

Re: Definition of 1st, 2nd, and zero order

The reaction rate does not increase from 0->2nd order... It doesnt really have a conceptual image. More like what patterns does the experimental data show with respect to concentration changes, and how can we represent these changes by raising the concentration's to a certain power to find a line of...
by Margaret Akey
Sun Mar 03, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Kinetics vs. Thermodynamics Controlling a Reaction
Topic: difference between chemical reaction and reaction mechanism?
Replies: 2
Views: 34

difference between chemical reaction and reaction mechanism?

what is the difference between a chemical reaction and a reaction mechanism?
by Margaret Akey
Sun Mar 03, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Zero Order Reactions
Topic: how do we tell if a reaction is zero order?
Replies: 5
Views: 94

how do we tell if a reaction is zero order?

how do we tell if a reaction is zero order?
by Margaret Akey
Sun Mar 03, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Kinetics vs. Thermodynamics Controlling a Reaction
Topic: Study Advice
Replies: 30
Views: 366

Re: Study Advice

Lyndon's review sessions are good!
by Margaret Akey
Thu Feb 28, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Balancing Redox Reactions
Topic: 7th edition 6K.3
Replies: 2
Views: 42

Re: 7th edition 6K.3

Just found a post from sometime ago by Chem_mod: "The Cl2 on the right side should be Cl-, it is a typo"
by Margaret Akey
Thu Feb 28, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Galvanic/Voltaic Cells, Calculating Standard Cell Potentials, Cell Diagrams
Topic: Understanding cell diagrams
Replies: 2
Views: 45

Re: Understanding cell diagrams

if you didnt have the inert metal there, how would the electrons transfer? they cannot just jump from an aqueous solution over to the other beaker..
by Margaret Akey
Thu Feb 28, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Balancing Redox Reactions
Topic: 7th edition 6K.3
Replies: 2
Views: 42

Re: 7th edition 6K.3

I am confused about this too
by Margaret Akey
Thu Feb 28, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Galvanic/Voltaic Cells, Calculating Standard Cell Potentials, Cell Diagrams
Topic: question
Replies: 2
Views: 45

Re: question

same concept. porous disk only lets the spectator ions through, but everything is in one solution. salt bridge allows ion transfer between separate solutions. both salt bridge and porous disk have same function of keeping the solutions electrically neutral.
by Margaret Akey
Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: How are you guys going to study for Test 2?
Replies: 10
Views: 150

Re: How are you guys going to study for Test 2?

I also like watching the khan academy videos on the topics.
by Margaret Akey
Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Test
Replies: 17
Views: 346

Re: Test

I have a feeling it is going to be extremely thermodynamics heavy. Like solve for deltaH and deltaS and then find gibbs free energy type of questions..
by Margaret Akey
Sun Feb 24, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Balancing Redox Reactions
Topic: Test 2 Material
Replies: 13
Views: 190

Re: Test 2 Material

Ruiting Jia 4D wrote:Will acid/base consideration when balancing redox equations be on the test? It's in the textbook but not covered in lecture.


Yes. Its pretty simple because with bases its the same thing but you add an OH- on at the end.
by Margaret Akey
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Galvanic/Voltaic Cells, Calculating Standard Cell Potentials, Cell Diagrams
Topic: salt bridge
Replies: 5
Views: 80

salt bridge

What is the purpose of the salt bridge?
by Margaret Akey
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Work, Gibbs Free Energy, Cell (Redox) Potentials
Topic: how does gibbs free energy relate to redox
Replies: 1
Views: 38

how does gibbs free energy relate to redox

how does gibbs free energy relate to redox and cell potentials?
by Margaret Akey
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Balancing Redox Reactions
Topic: redox reactions
Replies: 3
Views: 51

redox reactions

how do you know which reaction is reduction and which is oxidation?
by Margaret Akey
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Galvanic/Voltaic Cells, Calculating Standard Cell Potentials, Cell Diagrams
Topic: Electrolytic vs Galvanic process
Replies: 1
Views: 26

Re: Electrolytic vs Galvanic process

electrolytic: reduction in the left cell/electrode
galvanic: reduction in the right cell/electrode
by Margaret Akey
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Galvanic/Voltaic Cells, Calculating Standard Cell Potentials, Cell Diagrams
Topic: Voltaic Cell electron movement
Replies: 1
Views: 41

Re: Voltaic Cell electron movement

One is a reduction reaction. One is a oxidation reaction. When put together=redox reaction!

I think you are talking about the salt bridge. It is necessary for ion flow so that the solutions are neutrally charged.
by Margaret Akey
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Galvanic/Voltaic Cells, Calculating Standard Cell Potentials, Cell Diagrams
Topic: Max Potential
Replies: 1
Views: 29

Re: Max Potential

think about a fully charged battery, theoretically no current is flowing so it is max potential
by Margaret Akey
Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Heat Capacities, Calorimeters & Calorimetry Calculations
Topic: Delta H and Delta U
Replies: 1
Views: 33

Re: Delta H and Delta U

delta H is change in enthalpy, delta U is change in internal energy

delta H is equal to delta U when there is no work going on, because PdeltaV is 0.
by Margaret Akey
Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Concepts & Calculations Using First Law of Thermodynamics
Topic: Kinetic Energy P(U)
Replies: 2
Views: 45

Re: Kinetic Energy P(U)

I dont think we need to know potential energy!
by Margaret Akey
Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: Heat Capacities, Calorimeters & Calorimetry Calculations
Topic: Heat as path function
Replies: 3
Views: 69

Re: Heat as path function

You can think about heat in the same way that you can think about how much energy you have to use while say, climbing a mountain. When climbing a mountain if you zig zag back and forth go back up and down the middle part of the mountain and waste a ton of energy, by the time you get to the top you w...
by Margaret Akey
Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:53 pm
Forum: Heat Capacities, Calorimeters & Calorimetry Calculations
Topic: Reaction Constant P
Replies: 3
Views: 62

Re: Reaction Constant P

the biggest difference is that in solids and liquids there is no volume change!!
by Margaret Akey
Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Heat Capacities, Calorimeters & Calorimetry Calculations
Topic: Compression of Gas
Replies: 4
Views: 76

Re: Compression of Gas

work will increase when heat increases because if you think about it... when you boil water you are providing heat in order to do work on the water to get it to boil
by Margaret Akey
Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Heat Capacities, Calorimeters & Calorimetry Calculations
Topic: constant pressure/volume vs specific/molar heat capacities
Replies: 4
Views: 80

Re: constant pressure/volume vs specific/molar heat capacities

I always start with writing down all my givens. You can then look for formulas that can solve for what youre looking for.
by Margaret Akey
Sun Jan 27, 2019 2:40 pm
Forum: Phase Changes & Related Calculations
Topic: State property
Replies: 3
Views: 42

Re: State property

For enthalpies, we can use in-between reaction enthalpies. for example: if we do not know A->C, but we do know A->B and then B->C. which would give us A->C
by Margaret Akey
Sun Jan 27, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Phase Changes & Related Calculations
Topic: State property
Replies: 3
Views: 42

Re: State property

You have many different ways to find the solution to a problem! (you can go straight up the mountain, or you can zig zag all around it until you get to the top)
by Margaret Akey
Sun Jan 27, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: Reaction Enthalpies (e.g., Using Hess’s Law, Bond Enthalpies, Standard Enthalpies of Formation)
Topic: 3 Methods
Replies: 3
Views: 81

Re: 3 Methods

you can predict enthalpies with different information. i.e. if you are given different information to know which method to use in order to solve for the answer..
by Margaret Akey
Sun Jan 27, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Phase Changes & Related Calculations
Topic: Phase Changes
Replies: 7
Views: 96

Re: Phase Changes

exothermic reactions tend to occur spontaneously (since energy is released), which makes ice melting/water boiling endothermic because you have to put heat in to have a phase change. it does not occur spontaneously (no energy is released)
by Margaret Akey
Thu Jan 24, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Equilibrium Constants & Calculating Concentrations
Topic: 7th edition 6D.5
Replies: 2
Views: 51

Re: 7th edition 6D.5

do we have to look up the ka values ourselves in this case?
by Margaret Akey
Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Equilibrium Constants & Calculating Concentrations
Topic: buffer questions on test
Replies: 7
Views: 107

Re: buffer questions on test

How do you know if it is a buffer reaction?
by Margaret Akey
Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Equilibrium Constants & Calculating Concentrations
Topic: Conjugates
Replies: 2
Views: 50

Conjugates

How do you know whether something is a conjugate acid or base?
by Margaret Akey
Mon Jan 21, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Equilibrium Constants & Calculating Concentrations
Topic: HW problem 5H.3 in 7th ed
Replies: 2
Views: 37

Re: HW problem 5H.3 in 7th ed

Find the two reactions in the table, and when you add the two reactions together, the Cl- end up canceling. Then you are left with the correct chemical equation, and you take the two equilibrium constants and multiply them to get the equilibrium constant for the combined reaction.
by Margaret Akey
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Equilibrium Constants & Calculating Concentrations
Topic: Calculating the Reaction Quotient
Replies: 3
Views: 41

Re: Calculating the Reaction Quotient

Don't forget to balance your chemical equation!
by Margaret Akey
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Ideal Gases
Topic: Units
Replies: 19
Views: 223

Re: Units

always kelvin!

degrees celcius + 273.15 = kelvin
by Margaret Akey
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Equilibrium Constants & Calculating Concentrations
Topic: Question 5G.1 part d
Replies: 1
Views: 33

Question 5G.1 part d

TRUE or FALSE:

(d) if one starts with higher concentrations of reactants, the equilibrium concentrations of the products will be larger


is this true or false, please explain if you can!
by Margaret Akey
Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Identifying Acidic & Basic Salts
Topic: net ionic equations
Replies: 2
Views: 108

net ionic equations

do we know how to write and reduce net ionic equations for the exam?
by Margaret Akey
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Biological Examples
Topic: Myoglobin [ENDORSED]
Replies: 3
Views: 224

Re: Myoglobin [ENDORSED]

so the iron atom is tridentate?
by Margaret Akey
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: Shape, Structure, Coordination Number, Ligands
Topic: drawing HN(CH2CH2NH2)2 [ENDORSED]
Replies: 1
Views: 155

drawing HN(CH2CH2NH2)2 [ENDORSED]

how do you draw the ligand HN(CH2CH2NH2)2 and how do you know how many sites can bond simultaneously?
by Margaret Akey
Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Lewis Structures
Topic: Which resonance structure is the most stable?
Replies: 2
Views: 77

Re: Which resonance structure is the most stable?

most stable structure is when middle atom's formal charge is 0 (Cl in this case)
by Margaret Akey
Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: Dipole Moments
Topic: Why is CH2Cl2 polar while CH4 is not?
Replies: 2
Views: 250

Re: Why is CH2Cl2 polar while CH4 is not?

CH4 is a C surrounded by all H's, so all of the H's pull the electrons from the carbon the same amount (i.e. nonpolar). In CH2Cl2, the Cl pulls much more on the Carbon's electrons (since it has higher electronegativity) than the Hydrogens, which sets up a dipole moment (i.e. polar).
by Margaret Akey
Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Shape, Structure, Coordination Number, Ligands
Topic: Bidentate Chelate
Replies: 1
Views: 42

Re: Bidentate Chelate

yes!
by Margaret Akey
Tue Nov 27, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: Hybridization
Topic: s-character
Replies: 6
Views: 384

Re: s-character

how much s there is compared to p or d

more s character in sp hybridized orbital because its 50/50
compared to sp2 hybridized orbital which is 33% s
and sp3 is 25% s character
by Margaret Akey
Tue Nov 27, 2018 12:11 am
Forum: Ionic & Covalent Bonds
Topic: Covalent character and Electronegativity
Replies: 2
Views: 58

Re: Covalent character and Electronegativity

According to electronegativity trends, Cs has a lower electronegativity value than K, so the difference between Cs and Cl is greater than the EN difference between K and Cl. In this case though, the difference is so great that both KCl and CsCl will be ionic, with CsCl having greater ionic character...
by Margaret Akey
Mon Nov 26, 2018 11:51 pm
Forum: Bond Lengths & Energies
Topic: Study Guide
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Re: Study Guide

1)whether it is a single, double or triple bond! 2) - single, double, then triple bond (in order from least dissociation energy to greatest) -smaller atomic radius = larger dissociation energy (and larger atomic radius = smaller dissociation energy) -lone pair presence tends to make bonds weaker (so...
by Margaret Akey
Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Octet Exceptions
Topic: Tin with only 6 electrons
Replies: 4
Views: 199

Re: Tin with only 6 electrons

not when you get lower down on the periodic table!
by Margaret Akey
Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Polarisability of Anions, The Polarizing Power of Cations
Topic: Polarizability
Replies: 3
Views: 117

Re: Polarizability

usually highly polarizable atoms/molecules have big electron clouds (so anions, large atoms/molecules with lots of electrons are highly polarizable)
by Margaret Akey
Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: Determining Molecular Shape (VSEPR)
Topic: 6th Edition 4.7 Part B
Replies: 2
Views: 45

Re: 6th Edition 4.7 Part B

the shape is trigonal pyramidal, so all bond angles are <109.5
by Margaret Akey
Mon Nov 26, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Interionic and Intermolecular Forces (Ion-Ion, Ion-Dipole, Dipole-Dipole, Dipole-Induced Dipole, Dispersion/Induced Dipole-Induced Dipole/London Forces, Hydrogen Bonding)
Topic: London Forces
Replies: 2
Views: 51

Re: London Forces

yes! and they are especially important for non-polar molecules since they dont have any other way of having an intermolecular interaction
by Margaret Akey
Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Coordinate Covalent Bonds
Topic: coordinate covalent bond
Replies: 2
Views: 158

coordinate covalent bond

what is a coordinate covalent bond?
by Margaret Akey
Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Bond Lengths & Energies
Topic: bond energy
Replies: 4
Views: 80

bond energy

How do you determine bond energy?
by Margaret Akey
Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Sigma & Pi Bonds
Topic: Sigma vs. Pi Bonds
Replies: 3
Views: 75

Sigma vs. Pi Bonds

What is the difference between a sigma bond and a pi bond?
by Margaret Akey
Sat Nov 03, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Trends in The Periodic Table
Topic: Effective Nuclear Charge
Replies: 5
Views: 120

Effective Nuclear Charge

Can someone explain effective nuclear charge? Why does it go up as you go across the period?
by Margaret Akey
Sat Nov 03, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Lewis Structures
Topic: Drawing ClO4-
Replies: 1
Views: 65

Re: Drawing ClO4-

First I draw the skeleton of the structure, with Cl in the middle, and the O's around the Cl. Then I count the total number of valence electrons (7+6*4+1=32 total) I draw in 4 single bonds between each of the O's and Cl, and then add in the lone pairs around the oxygens until everything has an octet...
by Margaret Akey
Sat Nov 03, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Electron Configurations for Multi-Electron Atoms
Topic: Nickel/Vanadium alternate configuration
Replies: 1
Views: 67

Re: Nickel/Vanadium alternate configuration

I am curious about this question as well. I feel like it has something to do with having to have at least 1 electron in the n=4 level since its period is 4. If vanadium for example was [Ar]3d5, it wouldn't illustrate that Vanadium is N=4..
by Margaret Akey
Sat Nov 03, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Electron Configurations for Multi-Electron Atoms
Topic: Do we need to know electron configurations for atoms with f orbitals?
Replies: 1
Views: 45

Do we need to know electron configurations for atoms with f orbitals?

Do we need to know electron configurations for atoms with f orbitals for our Midterm, or just up to period 3?
by Margaret Akey
Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Wave Functions and s-, p-, d-, f- Orbitals
Topic: Degeneracy
Replies: 7
Views: 108

Re: Degeneracy

or 3?
by Margaret Akey
Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Wave Functions and s-, p-, d-, f- Orbitals
Topic: Degeneracy
Replies: 7
Views: 108

Re: Degeneracy

What about a 5p orbital? Would the degeneracy be 5?
by Margaret Akey
Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Ionic & Covalent Bonds
Topic: Good practice options for lewis structures?
Replies: 3
Views: 72

Good practice options for lewis structures?

Does anyone know of any worksheets or websites that has good practice for drawing lewis structures?
by Margaret Akey
Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Ionic & Covalent Bonds
Topic: Difference Between Ionic and Covalent Bonds
Replies: 4
Views: 65

Difference Between Ionic and Covalent Bonds

What are the main differences between ionic and covalent bonds?
by Margaret Akey
Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Ionic & Covalent Bonds
Topic: Difference Between Ionic and Covalent Bonds
Replies: 4
Views: 62

Difference Between Ionic and Covalent Bonds

What are the main differences between ionic and covalent bonds?
by Margaret Akey
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Quantum Numbers and The H-Atom
Topic: Where does this section end in the textbook? [ENDORSED]
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Where does this section end in the textbook? [ENDORSED]

As this is the last topic we covered in class, correct? In the 7th edition, would this correspond with knowing the information up to section 1D, or does the test also include information from 1E?
by Margaret Akey
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Wave Functions and s-, p-, d-, f- Orbitals
Topic: Schrodinger's Wave Function
Replies: 10
Views: 162

Re: Schrodinger's Wave Function

Just know what the wave function is for, and the generals about it! No calculations (that is very difficult math :)
by Margaret Akey
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Wave Functions and s-, p-, d-, f- Orbitals
Topic: Shielding [ENDORSED]
Replies: 14
Views: 534

Re: Shielding [ENDORSED]

So the orbitals closer to the nucleus are always the ones that shield the further away electrons?
by Margaret Akey
Sat Oct 20, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Photoelectric Effect
Topic: units
Replies: 12
Views: 217

Re: units

Pretty much always convert to meters, Joules, seconds, and be wary of kg/g. (You need kg when working with joules, but with conversions to moles you need grams).
by Margaret Akey
Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: DeBroglie Equation
Topic: WaveLike Properties
Replies: 3
Views: 55

Re: WaveLike Properties

Any wavelength greater than 10^-18 m is detectable, and therefore significant to us! A wavelength smaller than 10^-18 m is still technically a wave, but just is not significant enough for it to matter.
by Margaret Akey
Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Properties of Electrons
Topic: Wave Particles Duality of Matter
Replies: 4
Views: 54

Re: Wave Particles Duality of Matter

Think about ocean waves lining up together to create a big wave (amplifying), or lining up as to cancel each other out (destroying the wave).
by Margaret Akey
Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Properties of Electrons
Topic: Spectral Lines (Balmer Series & Lyman Series)
Replies: 3
Views: 60

Spectral Lines (Balmer Series & Lyman Series)

I am still confused at how the Balmer/Lyman series were obtained, and what their significance is! I am having trouble wrapping my head around the atomic spectra. Any advice for how to visualize these concepts?
by Margaret Akey
Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: SI Units, Unit Conversions
Topic: SI Units
Replies: 10
Views: 208

SI Units

What do we need to know about SI Units for our first test?
by Margaret Akey
Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Balancing Chemical Reactions
Topic: Short cuts/methods for balancing equations
Replies: 15
Views: 193

Re: Short cuts/methods for balancing equations

There is a table method that works quite well, but I cannot remember how it works! Has anyone else heard of this?
by Margaret Akey
Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Balancing Chemical Reactions
Topic: Short cuts/methods for balancing equations
Replies: 15
Views: 193

Re: Short cuts/methods for balancing equations

There is a table method that works quite well, but I cannot remember how it works! Has anyone else heard of this?
by Margaret Akey
Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Empirical & Molecular Formulas
Topic: Rounding
Replies: 6
Views: 160

Rounding

When figuring out the empirical ratio, what happens if you divide by the smallest number, and it doesn't come to a clear solution like 1: 1.333 : 1 ? In the pre-assessment question number 19, the ratio was 1 : 2.38 : 1 ? How do you handle this?

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