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by angelagd3l
Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Hybridization
Topic: d-block
Replies: 3
Views: 34

Re: d-block

when the orbitals aren't listed in the "s-p-d-f" order, which is preferred?
by angelagd3l
Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Hybridization
Topic: Hybridization Labeling
Replies: 5
Views: 77

Re: Hybridization Labeling

Should we be able to draw similar examples on Test 3?
by angelagd3l
Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Hybridization
Topic: stating the hybridization of an atom
Replies: 3
Views: 48

Re: stating the hybridization of an atom

it is important to indicate the value before the shell, just to be safe you should double check with your TA
by angelagd3l
Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Ionic & Covalent Bonds
Topic: Ionic & covalent character
Replies: 6
Views: 86

Re: Ionic & covalent character

when (if) this happens how can we differentiate between the two characters?
by angelagd3l
Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:39 pm
Forum: Determining Molecular Shape (VSEPR)
Topic: VSEPR Models and Resonance Structures
Replies: 4
Views: 57

Re: VSEPR Models and Resonance Structures

when can resonance structures help with drawing other models?
by angelagd3l
Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Determining Molecular Shape (VSEPR)
Topic: Polarity
Replies: 7
Views: 68

Re: Polarity

are there any exceptions to this trait when drawing the structures?
by angelagd3l
Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Ionic & Covalent Bonds
Topic: Bond Variations
Replies: 4
Views: 43

Re: Bond Variations

Do lone pairs also affect the way the model is oriented? Because of the repulsion?
by angelagd3l
Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Bond Lengths & Energies
Topic: H bonding
Replies: 12
Views: 164

Re: H bonding

the more hydrogen bonds the higher melting points?
by angelagd3l
Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Hybridization
Topic: when to use hybridization
Replies: 4
Views: 54

Re: when to use hybridization

is it helpful to use hybridization even if its not asked to?
by angelagd3l
Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Sigma & Pi Bonds
Topic: formation of pi bond
Replies: 6
Views: 98

Re: formation of pi bond

why should the sigma bonds be formed before pi bonds?
by angelagd3l
Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Lewis Structures
Topic: Lewis Structure to 3D
Replies: 3
Views: 74

Re: Lewis Structure to 3D

Will Test 3 require us to draw 3D models? With Wedges?
by angelagd3l
Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Test 3
Replies: 10
Views: 170

Re: Test 3

does anyone know a good way to study *conceptually*? I find it confusing sometimes.
by angelagd3l
Fri Nov 23, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Dipole Moments
Topic: Bond Angles
Replies: 8
Views: 77

Re: Bond Angles

I learned that it's easier to memorize each general one, but if you want to learn a trick then it's better to look at the shapes.
by angelagd3l
Sun Nov 04, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Lewis Structures
Topic: Identifying the central atom in ONF
Replies: 3
Views: 44

Re: Identifying the central atom in ONF

Nitrogen has lower electronegativity which is why it is in the middle
by angelagd3l
Sun Nov 04, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Electronegativity
Topic: Electroegativity
Replies: 9
Views: 400

Re: Electroegativity

its easier to know the trend, and if you tried to figure it out differently it would probably be less accurate
by angelagd3l
Sun Nov 04, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Polarisability of Anions, The Polarizing Power of Cations
Topic: Predicting polarizability and polarizing power
Replies: 5
Views: 312

Re: Predicting polarizability and polarizing power

if it can easily lose an electron then there is a lower electron affinity
by angelagd3l
Sun Nov 04, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Electronegativity
Topic: Oxygen and Chlorine [ENDORSED]
Replies: 2
Views: 52

Re: Oxygen and Chlorine [ENDORSED]

i think since chlorine is larger than oxygen (because it has more valence shells than fluorine)
by angelagd3l
Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: Electronegativity
Topic: What are the trends useful for?
Replies: 12
Views: 108

Re: What are the trends useful for?

they can help you with figuring out how to draw the lewis structures or electronic configurations
by angelagd3l
Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Lewis Structures
Topic: 3.39
Replies: 1
Views: 30

Re: 3.39

i think normally they would provide that but other hw questions may need you to know them.
by angelagd3l
Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Electronegativity
Topic: MIDTERM
Replies: 5
Views: 78

Re: MIDTERM

Midterm covers: Fundamentals, Quantum, Bonding to end of 3.11 (6 Ed.) and to end of 2C (7 Ed), up to Wednesday.
by angelagd3l
Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Lewis Structures
Topic: Lewis Structures
Replies: 11
Views: 92

Re: Lewis Structures

normally you put the atom with the lowest ionization energy
by angelagd3l
Sun Nov 04, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Lewis Structures
Topic: Question 3.55 (Sixth Edition)
Replies: 6
Views: 68

Re: Question 3.55 (Sixth Edition)

Besides drawing the lewis structure is there another way to find a radical?
by angelagd3l
Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Wave Functions and s-, p-, d-, f- Orbitals
Topic: Schrodinger's Wave Function
Replies: 10
Views: 120

Re: Schrodinger's Wave Function

What does the 'H' stand for in this equation?
by angelagd3l
Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Wave Functions and s-, p-, d-, f- Orbitals
Topic: Wave Functions
Replies: 4
Views: 54

Re: Wave Functions

Can De Broglie's Wave Equation work for any particle with momentum?
by angelagd3l
Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Properties of Electrons
Topic: Atomic Spectra
Replies: 4
Views: 60

Re: Atomic Spectra

Why do electrons have quantized energy?
by angelagd3l
Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Heisenberg Indeterminacy (Uncertainty) Equation
Topic: Re: Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle
Replies: 2
Views: 40

Re: Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle

Is it possible to specify the position and momentum of a particle?
by angelagd3l
Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Einstein Equation
Topic: Question regarding wavelength
Replies: 5
Views: 62

Re: Question regarding wavelength

what units are we using while working with wavelengths?
by angelagd3l
Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: Wave Functions and s-, p-, d-, f- Orbitals
Topic: Negative v. Positive when calculating energy
Replies: 8
Views: 72

Re: Negative v. Positive when calculating energy

Does the answer always have to be negative? Since its decreasing?
by angelagd3l
Mon Oct 15, 2018 11:40 pm
Forum: Properties of Electrons
Topic: Rydberg constant
Replies: 7
Views: 123

Re: Rydberg constant

Bianca Barcelo 1G wrote:Does anyone know when to use the Rydberg constant?

you use it when you're solving for an energy change
by angelagd3l
Thu Oct 04, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Significant Figures
Topic: All students read this sig fig post [ENDORSED]
Replies: 90
Views: 7833

Re: All students read this sig fig post [ENDORSED]

When we are rounding, how can we determine how many sig figs we need to keep in the problem?
by angelagd3l
Thu Oct 04, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: Significant Figures
Topic: All students read this sig fig post [ENDORSED]
Replies: 90
Views: 7833

Re: All students read this sig fig post [ENDORSED]

Milena Aragon 1B wrote:Should we maintain the amount of sig figs as determined by the periodic table that we're using or should it be determined by the problem (i.e. use the number with the least amount of sig figs)?

it mostly always is determined by the problem
by angelagd3l
Thu Oct 04, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: SI Units, Unit Conversions
Topic: How does grading for discussion posts work?
Replies: 73
Views: 1489

Re: How does grading for discussion posts work?

Henri_de_Guzman_3L wrote:Is there a minimum number of posts/replies to get full points?


you must at least answer/ask three things on the website every week!

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