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by Malik Oda 1F
Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Calculating the pH of Salt Solutions
Topic: Anion Exceptions
Replies: 3
Views: 37

Anion Exceptions

• Very few anions act as acids because it is more difficult for an anion to lose H+
• Exceptions are the anions: HSO4- and H2PO4-

The points above came from the notes. What are HSO4- and H2PO4- exceptions of and why are the considered exceptions?
by Malik Oda 1F
Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Identifying Acidic & Basic Salts
Topic: Cl- and NaCl
Replies: 2
Views: 29

Cl- and NaCl

Why don't Cl- and NaCl affect pH?
by Malik Oda 1F
Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Amphoteric Compounds
Topic: Textbook 6A.17
Replies: 3
Views: 86

Re: Textbook 6A.17

Amphoteric simply means that the ion is able to act as both an acid and a base.
by Malik Oda 1F
Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: final exam
Replies: 9
Views: 136

Re: final exam

I just got word that the final will be 8 questions like the midterm
by Malik Oda 1F
Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Shape, Structure, Coordination Number, Ligands
Topic: Latin names
Replies: 2
Views: 27

Re: Latin names

I am also wondering about this because on the homework, some problems require us to know the names; however, I don't recall Dr. Lavelle mentioning anything about having to memorize the Latin names.
by Malik Oda 1F
Sat Nov 30, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Final Jitters
Replies: 118
Views: 31514

Re: Final Jitters

Working out really helps and being overconfident to keep a cool mind
by Malik Oda 1F
Sat Nov 30, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Acids and Bases
Replies: 1
Views: 44

Acids and Bases

I hear acids and bases is the hardest section. Is that due to memorization or math?
by Malik Oda 1F
Sat Nov 30, 2019 1:44 pm
Forum: Determining Molecular Shape (VSEPR)
Topic: When VSEPR doesn't work
Replies: 4
Views: 54

Re: When VSEPR doesn't work

I briefly remember Dr. Lavelle going over this but I am not sure what was said about it. I don't think this is important to know.
by Malik Oda 1F
Sat Nov 30, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Chemistry Community Posts
Replies: 10
Views: 145

Chemistry Community Posts

Are chemistry community post points updated weekly or will they be added at once at the end of the semester?
by Malik Oda 1F
Mon Nov 25, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Material for the final exam
Replies: 4
Views: 61

Material for the final exam

Will we keep learning until the last lecture before the final or are we going to have a review lecture like for the midterm?
by Malik Oda 1F
Sun Nov 24, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Final exam
Replies: 17
Views: 254

Re: Final exam

ShastaB4C wrote:Does anyone know approximately how many questions the final exam will be?


all I know is that it will be 3 hours, so one hour longer than the midterm
by Malik Oda 1F
Sun Nov 24, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: final exam
Replies: 9
Views: 136

final exam

How many questions will the final be?
by Malik Oda 1F
Sat Nov 23, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Final exam
Replies: 17
Views: 254

Final exam

Just to make sure, the final is going to cover all topics we learned this quarter including high school review?
by Malik Oda 1F
Fri Nov 22, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Week 9 Homework? [ENDORSED]
Replies: 1
Views: 1061

Week 9 Homework? [ENDORSED]

Do we have homework due for week 9?
by Malik Oda 1F
Tue Nov 19, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Test 2 related HW problems
Replies: 2
Views: 77

Test 2 related HW problems

What problems from the textbook cover the topics that will be on the test this week?
by Malik Oda 1F
Sun Nov 17, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Test 2
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Test 2

Where can I find the outline for test 2? Is it just outline 4?
by Malik Oda 1F
Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Determining Molecular Shape (VSEPR)
Topic: Shapes We Are Expected to Know
Replies: 6
Views: 56

Re: Shapes We Are Expected to Know

I think it will only be on the ones taught in lecture and whatever Mondays lecture is about
by Malik Oda 1F
Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Test 2
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Test 2

Is the test more conceptual or math-based??
by Malik Oda 1F
Thu Nov 14, 2019 6:14 am
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Test topics
Replies: 5
Views: 67

Test topics

What are the topics I should be expecting on next week's test?
by Malik Oda 1F
Wed Nov 13, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Homework for week 7
Replies: 3
Views: 53

Homework for week 7

The last topic we covered was still on chemical bonds, so can I do my homework due tomorrow on chemical bonds still?
by Malik Oda 1F
Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Lewis Structures
Topic: Expanded Octets
Replies: 6
Views: 56

Expanded Octets

How do I identify an expanded octet and how would I approach drawing the Lewis Structure?
by Malik Oda 1F
Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Lewis Structures
Topic: Odd Number of V e-
Replies: 3
Views: 48

Odd Number of V e-

If I have an odd number of valence electrons how do I determine which molecule to put the extra electron onto? Would it be the most electronegative molecule?
by Malik Oda 1F
Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Formal Charge and Oxidation Numbers
Topic: Formal Charge Cancellation
Replies: 3
Views: 70

Formal Charge Cancellation

In what situations is it ok to cancel out formal charges?
by Malik Oda 1F
Wed Nov 06, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Dipole Moments
Topic: Clarification on Dipole Moment
Replies: 3
Views: 38

Clarification on Dipole Moment

Can someone please clarify the concept of dipole moment and how to calculate it?
by Malik Oda 1F
Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Solution Manuel
Replies: 1
Views: 53

Solution Manuel

Is there an online version off the solution Manuel, like there is a textbook one?
by Malik Oda 1F
Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Homework Due this week
Replies: 2
Views: 39

Homework Due this week

Is the homework due this week focused only on chemical bonds or could it be can topic of midterm review?
by Malik Oda 1F
Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Bond Lengths & Energies
Topic: Midterm Question
Replies: 5
Views: 78

Re: Midterm Question

Everything except the last slide Dr. Lavelle went over should be on the midterm I believe
by Malik Oda 1F
Fri Nov 01, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: DINO NUGGETS Review Session! Download Problems HERE [ENDORSED]
Replies: 52
Views: 4713

Re: DINO NUGGETS Review Session! Download Problems HERE [ENDORSED]

Can you please post the work along with the the answers because it was hard to see all the work from the back of the lecture hall
by Malik Oda 1F
Fri Nov 01, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Chemistry Community Posts
Replies: 2
Views: 44

Chemistry Community Posts

Are chemistry community posts counted graded weekly or is it just required to have 50 by the end of the quarter?
by Malik Oda 1F
Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Sapling Learning
Replies: 3
Views: 53

Sapling Learning

Just a friendly reminder that if Sapling Learning isn't working for you, you can get your code traded in at the bookstore for free. The deadline is October 31st
by Malik Oda 1F
Fri Oct 25, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Midterm
Replies: 17
Views: 247

Re: Midterm

My TA said that it might be incorporated into the problems but it won't be a separate problem. So a quantum problem might ask us to convert first before we can start solving using quantum methods.
by Malik Oda 1F
Fri Oct 25, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Powerpoint Slides
Replies: 5
Views: 66

Powerpoint Slides

Do we have access to the slides from in class?
by Malik Oda 1F
Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Online Modules
Replies: 7
Views: 92

Re: Online Modules

I don't think there will be anymore modules. They were only there to help with material taught during weeks 1 and 2.
by Malik Oda 1F
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Homewrok
Replies: 2
Views: 29

Homewrok

If a question has multiple parts, such as a, b, c, d, e; does it count as one question or 5 questions in regards to the homework?
by Malik Oda 1F
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Study Tips
Replies: 13
Views: 184

Re: Study Tips

Step- up sessions are khan academy. Step-up sessions really helps breakdown everything and khan academy reinforces it.
by Malik Oda 1F
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Midterm Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 55

Midterm Questions

How many questions will be on the midterm?
by Malik Oda 1F
Sun Oct 20, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Sapling Learning
Replies: 2
Views: 33

Re: Sapling Learning

It provides an online version of the textbook and Dr. Lavelle said he was going to upload extra supplements onto it to help us in class.
by Malik Oda 1F
Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Homework for week 4
Replies: 3
Views: 33

Homework for week 4

Is the homework due for week 4 still Quantum World problems or are we moving on to bonds?
by Malik Oda 1F
Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Wave Functions and s-, p-, d-, f- Orbitals
Topic: how to prepare
Replies: 22
Views: 209

Re: how to prepare

Step-up sessions are definitely worth it. They've helped me out a lot.
by Malik Oda 1F
Mon Oct 14, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Name on Chemistry Community
Replies: 2
Views: 46

Name on Chemistry Community

I've noticed that everyone's names and discussion sections appear on chemistry community and I don't recall if it was mandatory to set our name that way, but if it is can someone please tell me where I can add my name and discussion section?
by Malik Oda 1F
Mon Oct 14, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Further Supplements?
Replies: 3
Views: 83

Further Supplements?

Is there any YouTuber anyone can recommend that would be a good source to use for further supplementation?
by Malik Oda 1F
Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Weekly Posts
Replies: 4
Views: 74

Weekly Posts

If I made 6 posts week 1, am I allowed to only make 4 more for week 2, or do I have to make a minimum of 5 posts a week no matter what?
by Malik Oda 1F
Thu Oct 10, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Where do we check our grades?
Replies: 3
Views: 88

Where do we check our grades?

For my other classes our grades are posted under the class CCLE website so I was wondering where to find our grades for Dr. Lavelle's class since the CCLE link opens Dr. Lavelle's website. Thank you
by Malik Oda 1F
Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Test 1
Replies: 1
Views: 43

Test 1

Do we have to have the units memorized for the test or will we be provided with a formula sheet?
by Malik Oda 1F
Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: SI Units, Unit Conversions
Topic: Problem E.1
Replies: 2
Views: 64

Problem E.1

I was reviewing topics for the chemistry test 1 and I looked over the solution manual and noticed that in problem E.1, the solution converted all the way to km. Would it be okay if I left my final answer as pico-meters rather than convert to meters then kilometers if a similar problem were to show u...
by Malik Oda 1F
Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: When is week 2 homework due?
Replies: 3
Views: 61

When is week 2 homework due?

Is week 2 homework due during week 2 discussion or week 3 discussion, since we had one week to due the first home work assignment?
by Malik Oda 1F
Thu Oct 03, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: SI Units, Unit Conversions
Topic: Homework for Week 1
Replies: 16
Views: 335

Re: Homework for Week 1

Are the chemistry community questions definitely due on Sunday October 6th and not by lecture tomorrow? I was told that they are usually due Sunday during a peer learning session but I recommend you try to get them submitted before lecture tomorrow because the TA was unsure if they are still due on...
by Malik Oda 1F
Thu Oct 03, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: SI Units, Unit Conversions
Topic: Book Access Issues
Replies: 3
Views: 91

Re: Book Access Issues

I called Macmillan directly and the man that provided me with support said it was an issue with everyone at UCLA. He just had me sign under the access code, write the date, and email him the picture of the code, then he enrolled me into the course from his end. I recommend you call them directly at ...
by Malik Oda 1F
Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Chemistry Community Posts due date?
Replies: 3
Views: 73

Chemistry Community Posts due date?

When do we have to have 5 posts on chemistry community by? Because in my peer learning session, the TA told us they are usually due on Sundays at 11:59 PM. Just want to clarify. Thank you.
by Malik Oda 1F
Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Sapling Learning
Replies: 3
Views: 62

Re: Sapling Learning

You can purchase it for $64 dollars from the sapling learning website. If you make an account and select Dr. Lavelle's course, you get the choice to purchase the online module. Hope this helps!
by Malik Oda 1F
Thu Oct 03, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Where do we turn in the homework?
Replies: 5
Views: 77

Where do we turn in the homework?

On the syllabus it states to turn in the homework to our TAs during discussion sections but I thought it was due this Friday during lecture. Where do I turn it in?

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