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by Jayde Felix 4H
Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Acidity & Basicity Constants and The Conjugate Seesaw
Topic: Ka and Kb on Final
Replies: 9
Views: 166

Re: Ka and Kb on Final

Yes, understand the concept but don't worry about equations having to do with them.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Sat Dec 08, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Calculating pH or pOH for Strong & Weak Acids & Bases
Topic: Diluted Strong Acids
Replies: 1
Views: 54

Diluted Strong Acids

For the final, will we have to know how to determine the pH of a diluted strong acid solution?
by Jayde Felix 4H
Wed Dec 05, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: About the test
Replies: 8
Views: 190

Re: About the test

becca_vandyke_4b wrote:Are we going to get the same equation sheet for the final thats been on the tests? Trying to figure out if I need to memorize any equations.

We will, yes
by Jayde Felix 4H
Wed Dec 05, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Significant Figures
Topic: Sig Figs in the Middle of a Problem
Replies: 8
Views: 253

Re: Sig Figs in the Middle of a Problem

Wait until the end, and even if you're a small amount off, you won't get marked down.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Wed Dec 05, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Class Grading 2
Replies: 4
Views: 98

Re: Class Grading 2

Pooja Sheladiya 1L wrote:Does anyone know what the cutoff for getting an A is?

I don't think we'll know until the quarter is over and the final is graded :/
by Jayde Felix 4H
Tue Dec 04, 2018 6:38 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Coordination Compound Notes [ENDORSED]
Replies: 2
Views: 310

Re: Coordination Compound Notes [ENDORSED]

This helped incredibly thank you so much
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: More practice
Replies: 7
Views: 168

Re: More practice

Dr. Lavelle mentioned checking out Sapling Learning through a textbook access code too.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Test 3
Replies: 4
Views: 101

Re: Test 3

Yes, we'll probably get them as usual in our discussion section.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: Sigma & Pi Bonds
Topic: Triple bond?
Replies: 11
Views: 170

Re: Triple bond?

One sigma, two pi. First bonds are always sigma, and any additional bonds are pi bonds.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Determining Molecular Shape (VSEPR)
Topic: Bent vs angular?
Replies: 15
Views: 146

Re: Bent vs angular?

Bent and angular are the same.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Tue Nov 27, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Dipole Moments
Topic: Interaction Potential Energy
Replies: 3
Views: 107

Interaction Potential Energy

Do we need to know the formula to find the interaction potential energy? He mentioned it in lecture on November 7.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Ionic & Covalent Bonds
Topic: Test 3
Replies: 1
Views: 51

Test 3

In Test 3, will we be expected to know Coulombs law?
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Nov 26, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Test 3
Replies: 10
Views: 187

Re: Test 3

For the sixth edition, the second half of Chapter 3, 6.4-6.5 and 4.1-4.7.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Naming
Topic: Naming
Replies: 9
Views: 364

Re: Naming

An ion means it has a positive or negative charge.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Curve
Replies: 5
Views: 113

Re: Curve

It won't be a curve necessarily, but I do think that grades will be adjusted when grades are posted. I don't think that you can be curved down at all.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Final
Replies: 5
Views: 107

Re: Final

The last day of instruction is Friday of Week 10,so December 7.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Sapling Learning
Replies: 2
Views: 96

Re: Sapling Learning

Okay, thank you!
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Nov 19, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Determining Molecular Shape (VSEPR)
Topic: Lone pairs and bonding
Replies: 4
Views: 68

Re: Lone pairs and bonding

Lone pairs give off repulsive forces, so they push the bond pairs closer together, making the bond angles smaller.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Workshops
Replies: 5
Views: 88

Re: Workshops

I'm pretty sure they will end on Wednesday this week, but Dr. Lavelle said that he was going to check with the UAs last week, but I don't think he's updated us yet.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Exam 3 Topics [ENDORSED]
Replies: 6
Views: 159

Re: Exam 3 Topics [ENDORSED]

Whatever the midterm didn't cover from Outline 3, and Outline 4 from his class website.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Sapling Learning
Replies: 2
Views: 96

Sapling Learning

Does anyone know how to access the Sapling Learning resources that he mentioned in the lecture today? I bought a used textbook so I don't have an access code or anything.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Thanksgiving week
Replies: 10
Views: 209

Re: Thanksgiving week

Today he announced there will be no class on Wednesday since we are ahead of schedule.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Thanksgiving Wednesday Class
Replies: 19
Views: 312

Re: Thanksgiving Wednesday Class

He announced today in lecture that we are ahead of schedule so no class this upcoming Wednesday.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Determining Molecular Shape (VSEPR)
Topic: Thanksgiving [ENDORSED]
Replies: 14
Views: 255

Re: Thanksgiving [ENDORSED]

He hasn't confirmed yet, but he's been going pretty fast and will probably announce it by Friday's lecture
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Nov 12, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Formal Charge and Oxidation Numbers
Topic: Formal charge on central atom
Replies: 5
Views: 122

Re: Formal charge on central atom

Closer to zero means more stable than other structures with different charges.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Nov 12, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Properties of Light
Topic: Test 3
Replies: 24
Views: 386

Re: Test 3

Probably not as much, but we will still need to know Lewis structures and build on what we've already learned.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Nov 12, 2018 11:12 pm
Forum: Bond Lengths & Energies
Topic: Week 6 Discussion Notes 3A,3I,3K
Replies: 3
Views: 288

Re: Week 6 Discussion Notes 3A,3I,3K

Thank you! This helps so much.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Nov 12, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Test 3 dates?
Replies: 11
Views: 216

Re: Test 3 dates?

I'm pretty sure that the upcoming test will cover the next outline.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Wavelengths
Replies: 3
Views: 73

Re: Wavelengths

Anything smaller than 10^-18 cannot be measured
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Nov 05, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Formal Charge and Oxidation Numbers
Topic: Why does PCl5 break the Octet Rule?
Replies: 8
Views: 189

Re: Why does PCl5 break the Octet Rule?

P is in the third row and can have an expanded octet. Any element in the third row or below can have an expanded octet.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Nov 05, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Week 6 HOmework
Replies: 4
Views: 128

Re: Week 6 HOmework

Yes, there's still homework due this week
by Jayde Felix 4H
Fri Nov 02, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Supplies for Midterm
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Supplies for Midterm

Other than a calculator, will we need to bring anything for our midterm (blue book, scantron, etc.)? And is the midterm supposed to be taken in pen or pencil?
by Jayde Felix 4H
Fri Nov 02, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Lewis Structures
Topic: How to decide central atom?
Replies: 6
Views: 79

Re: How to decide central atom?

The central atom is the atom with the lowest ionization energy.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Fri Nov 02, 2018 12:21 am
Forum: Polarisability of Anions, The Polarizing Power of Cations
Topic: Midterm
Replies: 3
Views: 83

Re: Midterm

So we will just need to know how to draw Lewis structures of cations and anions and nothing further with cations and anions right
by Jayde Felix 4H
Thu Nov 01, 2018 11:38 pm
Forum: Polarisability of Anions, The Polarizing Power of Cations
Topic: Midterm
Replies: 3
Views: 83

Midterm

Will we be expected to know the polarizability of anions and the polarizing power of cations and their periodic trends on the midterm?
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Lewis Structures
Topic: central atom
Replies: 7
Views: 83

Re: central atom

It is the atom with the lowest ionization energy.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Oct 29, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Do non-science questions count as posts?
Replies: 2
Views: 96

Re: Do non-science questions count as posts?

I believe that any type of post would count, but talk to your TA just in case.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Oct 29, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Einstein Equation
Topic: E=hv
Replies: 14
Views: 276

Re: E=hv

Here, E would represent the energy of the photon
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Oct 29, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Significant Figures
Topic: Sig Figs in the Middle of a Problem
Replies: 8
Views: 253

Re: Sig Figs in the Middle of a Problem

Just wait until the very end of the problem to round
by Jayde Felix 4H
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Quantum Numbers and The H-Atom
Topic: Coulomb on Test 2
Replies: 1
Views: 54

Coulomb on Test 2

Do we need to know the Coulomb potential energy equation from Chapter 2 for Test 2?
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Electron Configurations for Multi-Electron Atoms
Topic: Building- Up Principle
Replies: 5
Views: 77

Re: Building- Up Principle

These were just the two exceptions that we need to know, and they are just understood.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Photoelectric Effect
Topic: Test 2
Replies: 16
Views: 294

Re: Test 2

Test 2 will just cover everything from the beginning of The Quantum World to the end of Friday's (October 19) lecture.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Week 3 Discussion Notes (3A/3I/3K)
Replies: 3
Views: 278

Re: Week 3 Discussion Notes (3A/3I/3K)

Thank you so much! These help a lot.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Properties of Light
Topic: Wave Model
Replies: 3
Views: 68

Re: Wave Model

I agree ^ the textbook has whatever is necessary to know.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Note Taking
Replies: 32
Views: 1229

Re: Note Taking

I feel like handwriting notes help a lot in terms of knowing which Greek letters and equation formats apply. Plus, Dr. Lavelle gives enough time on each slide to copy everything down.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Properties of Light
Topic: Test 2
Replies: 17
Views: 223

Re: Test 2

Just do the next five modules and go over outline 2! You'll be set.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Balancing Chemical Reactions
Topic: Element Names & Symbols
Replies: 2
Views: 130

Element Names & Symbols

On Outline 1 for Test 1 this week, Dr. Lavelle says we need to be able to write symbols for the elements, given their names, and vice versa. Does anyone know which elements we should know for sure?
by Jayde Felix 4H
Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Test 1 Study Plan
Replies: 6
Views: 149

Re: Test 1 Study Plan

During my lecture, Dr. Lavelle said that it'd be better to focus on Test 1 topics to turn in for homework this week.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Limiting Reactant Calculations
Topic: Test 1 Question
Replies: 5
Views: 188

Re: Test 1 Question

Tyler DeWitt on YouTube does a great job of giving practice problems and explaining how to solve them.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCj3EXp ... peVWnVLoew
by Jayde Felix 4H
Sat Oct 06, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Number of questions on test one [ENDORSED]
Replies: 39
Views: 17227

Re: Number of questions on test one [ENDORSED]

My TA said that they are still in the process of making the test and that there are about eight questions right now.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: SI Units, Unit Conversions
Topic: How does grading for discussion posts work?
Replies: 73
Views: 1683

Re: How does grading for discussion posts work?

MaiaRodriguezChoi3E wrote:Does it matter if we respond to a question that's already been answered or do we just need to make three posts?


I think any three posts are okay!
by Jayde Felix 4H
Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Accuracy, Precision, Mole, Other Definitions
Topic: Mole Definition
Replies: 5
Views: 102

Re: Mole Definition

When you have one mole of an atom, it’s a direct translation between its atomic weight and grams.
Ex) 1 mole of Iron-56 = 56 grams
by Jayde Felix 4H
Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Empirical & Molecular Formulas
Topic: Multiplying to get an integer in the empirical formula
Replies: 4
Views: 100

Re: Multiplying to get an integer in the empirical formula

I believe that you know to multiply to get a whole number as your final step in finding the empirical formula.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Wed Oct 03, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Type of calculator
Replies: 8
Views: 154

Re: Type of calculator

I'm sure that one is fine! I am using the TI-36X Pro, and my roommate took this class last year and she said that it's okay.
by Jayde Felix 4H
Tue Oct 02, 2018 11:14 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Rusty on High School Chem [ENDORSED]
Replies: 113
Views: 35006

Re: Rusty on High School Chem [ENDORSED]

Tyler DeWitt on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/user/tdewitt451) and the AP Chemistry Subject on Khan Academy are super helpful and descriptive.

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