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by Yailin Romo 1B
Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Test 2 Study Worksheets
Replies: 4
Views: 41

Re: Test 2 Study Worksheets

its from 6-8 with lyndon he has the best worksheets.
by Yailin Romo 1B
Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Study Tips
Replies: 50
Views: 338

Re: Study Tips

What most people have told me is to learn using the solutions manual and go from there if you cant exactly focus on all the material in the book.
by Yailin Romo 1B
Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Bond Lengths & Energies
Topic: Test 2 Topics
Replies: 33
Views: 173

Re: Test 2 Topics

test covers material not covered on the midterm and up to Mondays lecture.
by Yailin Romo 1B
Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Class Grading
Replies: 21
Views: 145

Re: Class Grading

It's not curved but if you are worried about passing then you only need half the points so 250/500 to pass the class.
by Yailin Romo 1B
Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Class Grading
Replies: 21
Views: 145

Re: Class Grading

It's not curved but if you are worried about passing then you only need half the points so 250/500 to pass the class.
by Yailin Romo 1B
Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Final Exam
Replies: 9
Views: 42

Re: Final Exam

Yes, the final exam will cover all material starting from the beginning of the quarter.
by Yailin Romo 1B
Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 7606
Views: 1017691

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

What did one titration say to one another? Let's meet at the endpoint.
by Yailin Romo 1B
Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 7606
Views: 1017691

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

What is the most important chemistry rule? Never lick the spoon
by Yailin Romo 1B
Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 7606
Views: 1017691

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

What element is a girls best friend? Carbon
by Yailin Romo 1B
Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 7606
Views: 1017691

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

What should you do with a dead chemist? Barium!
by Yailin Romo 1B
Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 7606
Views: 1017691

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

did you hear oxygen went on a date with potassium? it went OK
by Yailin Romo 1B
Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Test 2
Replies: 20
Views: 116

Re: Test 2

I also would like to know what material exactly will be covered but it should only be material covered after the midterm.
by Yailin Romo 1B
Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Lewis Structures
Topic: Midterm grades
Replies: 26
Views: 140

Re: Midterm grades

Dr. Lavell stated that the midterm grades will be given Wednesday during the class times.
by Yailin Romo 1B
Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Class Grading
Replies: 21
Views: 145

Re: Class Grading

it says on the syllabus that to pass the class you only need half the points thus 250 out of the total possible points in the class which is 500
by Yailin Romo 1B
Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:13 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: Test 2
Replies: 6
Views: 36

Re: Test 2

test two will be during your discussion section in week 8 which is next week
by Yailin Romo 1B
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Trends in The Periodic Table
Topic: Period Trends
Replies: 4
Views: 13

Re: Period Trends

The atomic radius trend is also important, where it increases down a group and decreases across a period.
by Yailin Romo 1B
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Octet Exceptions
Topic: radicals
Replies: 3
Views: 20

Re: radicals

Radicals are compounds with an odd number of electrons.
by Yailin Romo 1B
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: topics covered
Replies: 3
Views: 23

Re: topics covered

All material up to focus 2d is fair game on the final.
by Yailin Romo 1B
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Formal Charge and Oxidation Numbers
Topic: Minimize formal charge of whole molecule?
Replies: 7
Views: 29

Re: Minimize formal charge of whole molecule?

The goal is to get the atoms in their most stable state, thus the goal is to get the formal charges of the atoms as close to 0 as possible.
by Yailin Romo 1B
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:09 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Midterm
Replies: 16
Views: 67

Re: Midterm

The midterm covers all material up to focus 2d, thus this includes the high school review materials as well.
by Yailin Romo 1B
Thu Oct 24, 2019 1:13 pm
Forum: Ionic & Covalent Bonds
Topic: strength of bonds
Replies: 9
Views: 39

Re: strength of bonds

I'm not quite sure if there is a value that we use to determine bond strength I think just remembering that as the number of bonds increase, so does its strength so the strongest bonds are triple bonds>double bonds>single bond with single bonds being the weakest.
by Yailin Romo 1B
Thu Oct 24, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Ionic & Covalent Bonds
Topic: Cation
Replies: 23
Views: 113

Re: Cation

An easy way to remember the difference between a cation and a anion is how anion has an "n" in it I relate that to its negative charge and then the cation is positive from that inference. This happens from anions gaining elections making them more negative, and cations losing electrons mak...
by Yailin Romo 1B
Thu Oct 24, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Trends in The Periodic Table
Topic: Summary of Periodic Trends
Replies: 7
Views: 67

Re: Summary of Periodic Trends

Thank you for this helpful summary of periodic trends, what I would add to that table is which elements (metals, nonmetals) differ with their affinity and how their ionization energy differs as well.
by Yailin Romo 1B
Thu Oct 24, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Ideal Gases
Topic: Reading the textbook [ENDORSED]
Replies: 127
Views: 75156

Re: Reading the textbook [ENDORSED]

I find it most helpful when I Read the textbook because it has detailed explanations of how to carry out out the problems along with examples, steps, and answers. Yes, it is overwhelming at time but what I try to do is learn or read one section per day so I dont stress about having to read and learn...
by Yailin Romo 1B
Thu Oct 24, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: *Particle in a Box
Topic: TEST 2
Replies: 11
Views: 94

Re: TEST 2

Test 2 will be administered during your discussion section in week 8, it will also be 50 minutes long.
by Yailin Romo 1B
Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Properties of Light
Topic: What are the units of hertz
Replies: 41
Views: 211

Re: What are the units of hertz

The units for hertz is one cycle per second.
by Yailin Romo 1B
Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Calculator Question
Replies: 2
Views: 22

Re: Calculator Question

I would ask your ta I dont think it should matter if they don't specifically ask for the answer to be in scientific notation.
by Yailin Romo 1B
Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: DeBroglie Equation
Topic: Constant Question
Replies: 7
Views: 37

Re: Constant Question

It might not make that big of a difference and my ta has stressed again and again that as long as your answer is close enough to the actual answer it shouldn't be counted as wrong.
by Yailin Romo 1B
Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Advice from a Medical Student [ENDORSED]
Replies: 139
Views: 84005

Re: Advice from a Medical Student [ENDORSED]

Thank you so much for this, I am currently a second year pre med student and am stressed OUT about doing well in classes, becoming involved to get into a good medical school.
by Yailin Romo 1B
Thu Oct 17, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Wave Functions and s-, p-, d-, f- Orbitals
Topic: Advice for studying
Replies: 50
Views: 263

Re: Advice for studying

What I do is to do the assigned hw problems ahead of time, that way when he is going over how to do them in class I already know what is going on and take notes on things I might have had trouble doing in the homework.
by Yailin Romo 1B
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 7606
Views: 1017691

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

The optimist sees the glass half full.
The pessimist sees the glass half empty.
The chemist sees the glass completely full, half in the liquid state, and half in the vapor state.
by Yailin Romo 1B
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 7606
Views: 1017691

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

What did the scientist say when he found 2 isotopes of helium?

HeHe
by Yailin Romo 1B
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 7606
Views: 1017691

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

Did you hear oxygen went on a date with potassium?

It went OK
by Yailin Romo 1B
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 7606
Views: 1017691

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

What do you do with a sick chemist?

If you cant helium, and you can't curium, then you might as well barium.
by Yailin Romo 1B
Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 7606
Views: 1017691

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

did you know that you can cool yourself to -237.15C and still be OK?
by Yailin Romo 1B
Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Molarity, Solutions, Dilutions
Topic: Solution problem
Replies: 3
Views: 19

Re: Solution problem

When finding molarity, you would use the molar amount of solute as the numerator because the volume of the solution is the denominator in that equation.
by Yailin Romo 1B
Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Limiting Reactant Calculations
Topic: Percent or theoretical yield
Replies: 14
Views: 98

Re: Percent or theoretical yield

An easy way to remember it is that the "theoretical" yield is exactly what it sounds like its theoretical as in that is the amt you would get if nothing went wrong in the experiment and everything was conserved instead of losing some to error. Percent yield, is the fraction of the theoreti...
by Yailin Romo 1B
Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Balancing Chemical Reactions
Topic: Strategies for Balancing Chemical Equations
Replies: 12
Views: 64

Re: Strategies for Balancing Chemical Equations

I always begin with looking at the subscripts and then balancing the corresponding elements on the opposite side of the formula as I know it has to have at "least" that many as well
by Yailin Romo 1B
Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Accuracy, Precision, Mole, Other Definitions
Topic: Accuracy v Precision
Replies: 11
Views: 71

Re: Accuracy v Precision

A good way to see the differences between accuracy and precision is to refer back to the picture of accuracy v precision that he had on his lecture slides, it really helps to distinguish between the two visually.
by Yailin Romo 1B
Sat Oct 05, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: SI Units, Unit Conversions
Topic: When is Test #1?
Replies: 9
Views: 88

Re: When is Test #1?

Test #1 is during your discussion section, of week 2 so if its early in the week be sure to start preparing!

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