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by Celena Kim 2I
Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: How was my Friday class/lecture?
Replies: 4
Views: 33

Re: How was my Friday class/lecture?

I enjoy lectures where there are plenty of examples and a step-by-step walkthrough.
by Celena Kim 2I
Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Midterm and final
Replies: 6
Views: 23

Re: Midterm and final

Yes, both the midterm and final are cumulative.
by Celena Kim 2I
Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: test 1
Replies: 8
Views: 18

Re: test 1

It will be during your discussion Week 3 and it will cover Chemical Equilibrium and Acid and Base Equilibria.
by Celena Kim 2I
Thu Jan 16, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: HW 2
Replies: 7
Views: 23

Re: HW 2

It's also a good idea to practice Acid and Base Equilibria problems and turn that in since that's what Lavelle is covering this week.
by Celena Kim 2I
Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Grading
Replies: 8
Views: 51

Re: Grading

I heard from my TA that there is an automatic system that checks to see if you posted 5 minimum questions by the end of the week.
by Celena Kim 2I
Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Study Guide Test One
Replies: 17
Views: 73

Re: Study Guide Test One

There are probably not, but it is best to practice the homework questions since one might pop up on the actual test and for extra practice, outside problems that you can find online.
by Celena Kim 2I
Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Test 1 [ENDORSED]
Replies: 12
Views: 70

Re: Test 1 [ENDORSED]

Week 3 during your discussion! Your TA will announce it during ur discussion class this week and Lavelle will probably announce it tomorrow during lecture too.
by Celena Kim 2I
Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: 50 post grade
Replies: 17
Views: 211

Re: 50 post grade

I think you just need to have 50 posts by the end of the quarter, but it's better to be safe than sorry and post 5 minimum every week.
by Celena Kim 2I
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Which subforum do I ask my question under?
Replies: 1
Views: 13

Which subforum do I ask my question under?

If I have a question about a homework problem from Acid and Base Equilibria, which subforum should I post my question under?
by Celena Kim 2I
Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: HW 2
Replies: 7
Views: 23

Re: HW 2

Yes, since that is what Lavelle will be covering still during this week.
by Celena Kim 2I
Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: General HW question
Replies: 9
Views: 26

Re: General HW question

My TA told me they will be graded on completeness, but check with your TA to be a hundred percent sure.
by Celena Kim 2I
Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Solutions Manual
Replies: 4
Views: 26

Re: Solutions Manual

Does anyone know if a free pdf version of the Solutions Manual is available anywhere?
by Celena Kim 2I
Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Ideal Gases
Topic: Review Ideal Gases
Replies: 6
Views: 50

Re: Review Ideal Gases

Organic Chemistry Tutor! His videos on Youtube are super helpful and detailed, and he goes through many examples.
by Celena Kim 2I
Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: posting on chemistry community
Replies: 11
Views: 136

Re: posting on chemistry community

5 posts minimum on Chem Community are due every Sunday night at 11:59 pm!
by Celena Kim 2I
Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:39 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Coordination Compounds
Replies: 6
Views: 67

Re: Coordination Compounds

Iron heme complex is important.
by Celena Kim 2I
Sat Dec 07, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: MARSHMALLOW- FINAL REVIEW SESSION [ENDORSED]
Replies: 111
Views: 4073

Re: MARSHMALLOW- FINAL REVIEW SESSION [ENDORSED]

When will the answers for the final review packet be posted?
by Celena Kim 2I
Sat Dec 07, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Acidity & Basicity Constants and The Conjugate Seesaw
Topic: 6c.17
Replies: 5
Views: 52

6c.17

How would you determine which is the stronger base?

6C.17 Which is the stronger base, the hypobromite ion, BrO2, or
morphine, C17H19O3N? Justify your answer.
by Celena Kim 2I
Sat Dec 07, 2019 2:12 am
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Final exam
Replies: 17
Views: 174

Re: Final exam

Madeline Phan 4H wrote:How much of the acid-base section is going to be on the final? I'm not sure what to focus on.

Acids and bases is probably be one of the topics I would focus on more since we haven't been tested on that yet.
by Celena Kim 2I
Sat Dec 07, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Final Topics
Replies: 2
Views: 33

Re: Final Topics

The test is cumulative from all topics we learned at the beginning of the quarter, but will mostly have an emphasis on the second half.
by Celena Kim 2I
Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:32 am
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Difficulty
Replies: 14
Views: 95

Re: Difficulty

I never took AP Chem during high school and I took honors chem during my freshman year of high school so chem 14a has definitely been super difficult for me. Alot of these concepts are completely new to me and I don't even recall learning them during my freshman year.
by Celena Kim 2I
Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:27 am
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Final
Replies: 10
Views: 105

Re: Final

Final will be cumulative and covering all topics from Week 1. Definitely scary but I'm hoping the review sessions will go in depth on what will be on the final :o
by Celena Kim 2I
Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: study tips for the final
Replies: 3
Views: 34

Re: study tips for the final

I have pretty high hopes that Lyndon will be making a practice review for the final :D
by Celena Kim 2I
Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:20 am
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: test taking nervousness
Replies: 19
Views: 148

Re: test taking nervousness

I understand how you feel! The best thing to do is just practice a bunch of homework questions and practice questions online. Once I start getting everything right, it definitely boosts my confidence so much once I take the test, knowing I have the concepts down. The nervousness will disappear once ...
by Celena Kim 2I
Mon Nov 25, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Review Sessions for Final
Replies: 7
Views: 72

Re: Review Sessions for Final

We should getting an email about it soon and also a link to the review sessions on his website.
by Celena Kim 2I
Sun Nov 24, 2019 12:03 am
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Sig Figs
Replies: 7
Views: 76

Re: Sig Figs

Some TAs don't really care about sig figs but they do say that it is best to practice having the right sig figs now since you'll eventually need to in the future.
by Celena Kim 2I
Sun Nov 24, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Midterm
Replies: 7
Views: 73

Re: Midterm

Talk to your TA during their office hours!
by Celena Kim 2I
Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Any tips on how to catch up in this class?
Replies: 16
Views: 82

Re: Any tips on how to catch up in this class?

Going to step-up sessions are definitely helpful! In addition to practicing worksheet problems from those sessions and hw problems, watching Khan Academy or Organic Chemistry Tutor videos are also super helpful if you need to learn from scratch.
by Celena Kim 2I
Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Final
Replies: 10
Views: 105

Re: Final

^^ It is cumulative but I also believe majority of test will be covering topics we learned after the midterm.
by Celena Kim 2I
Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Test 2: IMF
Replies: 4
Views: 80

Re: Test 2: IMF

Just know the basic intermolecular forces and their relationship with melting/boiling points.
by Celena Kim 2I
Sun Nov 17, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Test 2 Review Sessions?
Replies: 6
Views: 59

Re: Test 2 Review Sessions?

Step-up sessions tend to be the most helpful!
by Celena Kim 2I
Sun Nov 17, 2019 3:31 am
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Regrade requests
Replies: 3
Views: 69

Re: Regrade requests

Let the TA know and walk over the exam with them during their office hours!
by Celena Kim 2I
Sun Nov 17, 2019 3:30 am
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Test #2
Replies: 22
Views: 239

Re: Test #2

My TA said it will be covering outline 4, just the topics we started learning after our midterm.
by Celena Kim 2I
Sun Nov 17, 2019 3:27 am
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Extra Credit?
Replies: 6
Views: 80

Re: Extra Credit?

My TA said that Test 2 will be covering Outline 4
by Celena Kim 2I
Sun Nov 17, 2019 3:26 am
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Final Studying
Replies: 14
Views: 105

Re: Final Studying

I've been reviewing questions and correcting the questions I did wrong on the midterm and Test 1 as well as reviewing homework questions from the textbook.
by Celena Kim 2I
Sun Nov 10, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Midterms
Replies: 7
Views: 73

Re: Midterms

Does anyone know what the next test will be covering?
by Celena Kim 2I
Sun Nov 10, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Tutoring
Replies: 2
Views: 48

Re: Tutoring

I believe you can sign up for tutoring through AAP.
by Celena Kim 2I
Sun Nov 10, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Study Groups
Replies: 2
Views: 39

Re: Study Groups

I'd like to be in one too!
by Celena Kim 2I
Sun Nov 10, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Extra Credit
Replies: 6
Views: 68

Re: Extra Credit

Don't think there is any, but I really wish there was some extra credit opportunities to help me jump back from that midterm grade lmao
by Celena Kim 2I
Sun Nov 10, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Study Guides
Replies: 6
Views: 68

Re: Study Guides

Looking over past exams you can find from the test bank at SAC would also be a good idea too.
by Celena Kim 2I
Mon Nov 04, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Midterm
Replies: 12
Views: 169

Re: Midterm

Going over practice questions posted on Chem community from workshops and review sessions are also super helpful
by Celena Kim 2I
Mon Nov 04, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: homework
Replies: 5
Views: 62

Re: homework

Chemical Bonds section!
by Celena Kim 2I
Mon Nov 04, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Study Tips
Replies: 13
Views: 129

Re: Study Tips

I know that one of the questions from the homework will be a test question, but can someone point me to a section of questions that have test-like qualifications? I want get some more practice, so like a recommendation to a challenging problem in the book would be appreciated. The questions covered...
by Celena Kim 2I
Mon Nov 04, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Study Tactics
Replies: 5
Views: 64

Re: Study Tactics

Definitely look over and practice the questions from Lyndon's review session last Friday that he also posted on Chem Community. The packet was super helpful!
by Celena Kim 2I
Sat Oct 26, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Lewis Structures
Topic: Video Modules
Replies: 11
Views: 87

Re: Video Modules

Daniel Toscano 1L wrote:I think the ones already posted are the only ones that are going to be posted.

I think so too. It definitely would be super helpful if he uploaded more though!
by Celena Kim 2I
Sat Oct 26, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Turning in Extra HW problems
Replies: 10
Views: 111

Re: Turning in Extra HW problems

Is it effective to do the whole homework list? Or should I focus on doing a few problems from each section? I think it is super effective to do the whole homework list. I was super confused before when I focused on only doing a few problems from each section, but after running through all the probl...
by Celena Kim 2I
Sat Oct 26, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Week 5 Homework
Replies: 9
Views: 57

Re: Week 5 Homework

Work on chemical bonds homework!! That is what will most likely be covered during discussion so it's best to work on them ahead of time so you'll have questions ready for your TA to help you work on.
by Celena Kim 2I
Sat Oct 26, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Midterm
Replies: 11
Views: 97

Re: Midterm

The midterm will cover everything we've learned so far (fundamentals and quantum world).
by Celena Kim 2I
Sat Oct 26, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Midterm Format
Replies: 11
Views: 114

Re: Midterm Format

Drake Choi_1I wrote:Does anyone know if there will be mutiple choice? Or will it solely be problems?

I think it's pretty likely that there won't be any multiple choice questions.
by Celena Kim 2I
Sun Oct 20, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Can We Take The Final In Pencil?
Replies: 14
Views: 510

Re: Can We Take The Final In Pencil?

Since Test 1 was already only allowed to be written in pen, it's likely the midterm and final will also need to be in pen.
by Celena Kim 2I
Sun Oct 20, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Test Question
Replies: 8
Views: 117

Re: Test Question

Do we have to recognize charges of certain elements?
by Celena Kim 2I
Sun Oct 20, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Pre-Calc and Calculus
Replies: 3
Views: 38

Re: Pre-Calc and Calculus

Most of the math that will be done is algebraic--isolating variables and rearranging equations. As long as you can do that, you won't have to worry about the math being too difficult!
by Celena Kim 2I
Sun Oct 20, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: TEST 1
Replies: 3
Views: 42

Re: TEST 1

Do you know if in future tests, we will also be provided with a formula sheet?
by Celena Kim 2I
Sun Oct 20, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Midterm
Replies: 12
Views: 169

Re: Midterm

Is the midterm only going to have questions based on Quantum World and Fundamentals?
by Celena Kim 2I
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Tests
Replies: 9
Views: 72

Re: Tests

Considering that a few SI conversions (like nano) were given on the first exam, I'm not sure if they will also be provided on the midterms, but it's better safe than sorry to try and remember as much as you can!
by Celena Kim 2I
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Tutoring
Replies: 3
Views: 48

Re: Tutoring

I've heard from plenty of students already that the Step-Up and Workshops held by Dr. Lavelle's UAs are extremely helpful, and they're free! So make sure to try and take full advantage of that first; I definitely am!
by Celena Kim 2I
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Specific type of calculator for tests?
Replies: 6
Views: 69

Re: Specific type of calculator for tests?

As long as the calculator is not a graphing calculator, any scientific calculator will be fine.
by Celena Kim 2I
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Limiting Reactant Calculations
Topic: Showing Work for Limiting Reactant Calculations on Tests [ENDORSED]
Replies: 68
Views: 1580

Re: Showing Work for Limiting Reactant Calculations on Tests [ENDORSED]

Showing work is best because the TA can follow along every step and give you max points for each step.
by Celena Kim 2I
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Week 2 Homework Problems [ENDORSED]
Replies: 67
Views: 1589

Re: Week 2 Homework Problems [ENDORSED]

Week 2 HW could have been either review problems or quantum problems, but week 3 is definitely only quantum problems.
by Celena Kim 2I
Sat Oct 05, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Empirical & Molecular Formulas
Topic: Test Materials
Replies: 13
Views: 116

Re: Test Materials

Yes, I asked the TA and he said he believes the periodic table will be provided. I think it's best to memorize Avogadro's Constant and to try to remember SI Conversions. The TA reviewed SI conversions during my discussion which means it probably is going to be important to know these conversions dur...
by Celena Kim 2I
Sat Oct 05, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Empirical & Molecular Formulas
Topic: What decimal place to round to when taking masses from the Periodic Table?
Replies: 19
Views: 176

Re: What decimal place to round to when taking masses from the Periodic Table?

I also usually use the full number given on the periodic table just to be exact as well, but I have noticed some people round their masses from the periodic table to about 2 or 3 decimal places.
by Celena Kim 2I
Sat Oct 05, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Empirical & Molecular Formulas
Topic: Is there an easier way to figure out which integer to multiply the number of atoms with to get a whole number?
Replies: 4
Views: 44

Is there an easier way to figure out which integer to multiply the number of atoms with to get a whole number?

When trying to find the empirical formula, is there some method to find the smallest factor to multiply the number of atoms with to get a whole number of each element or do I have to just multiply with random numbers to find it?
by Celena Kim 2I
Sat Oct 05, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Empirical & Molecular Formulas
Topic: When should one start rounding in a problem?
Replies: 11
Views: 114

Re: When should one start rounding in a problem?

Agree with the above! Rule of thumb is to round your answer only at the end to get the most precise and accurate answer. Otherwise, errors might be carried throughout the steps and affect your final answer.
by Celena Kim 2I
Mon Sep 30, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: Molarity, Solutions, Dilutions
Topic: Question about M9
Replies: 3
Views: 55

Question about M9

Copper (II) nitrate reacts with sodium hydroxide to produce a precipitate of light blue copper (II) hydroxide. a.) Write the net ionic equation for the reaction. I assumed the equation would be Cu(NO3)2 + 2NaOH --> Cu(OH)2 but realized something was strange... My question is: What is net ionic equat...

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