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by Akriti Ratti 1K
Mon Nov 16, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Week 7 Sapling
Replies: 12
Views: 63

Re: Week 7 Sapling

I assumed that it had not been posted yet because we're having midterm 2 this week. Week 7's Sapling assignment might end up being due at a later date if it's combined with week 8.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Mon Nov 16, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Exercising Our Minds and Bodies
Replies: 64
Views: 188

Re: Exercising Our Minds and Bodies

I joined a dance team here at UCLA, and having practice a couple times a week is really refreshing!
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Mon Nov 16, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: Lewis Structures
Topic: Lewis Acids and Bases
Replies: 5
Views: 26

Re: Lewis Acids and Bases

The Lewis acid accepts the lone pair, while the Lewis base donates it.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Mon Nov 16, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Lewis Structures
Topic: Noble gases as central atoms? textbook problem 2C.11
Replies: 2
Views: 11

Re: Noble gases as central atoms? textbook problem 2C.11

Hi! I'm not sure if this is simply an exception because I think it just depends on electronegativity.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Mon Nov 16, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: grade worries
Replies: 87
Views: 515

Re: grade worries

Hi! I'm in the same boat. I've been trying to focus less on the numbers, and more on how to study effectively so I can do well on the next midterm and the final exam. If you wanted to see where you're at, I think you could calculate your current grade based on the breakdown from the syllabus.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Wed Nov 11, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: Lewis Structures
Topic: Double Bonds
Replies: 11
Views: 78

Re: Double Bonds

Hi!, you'd want to form a double bond that minimizes the formal charge.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Wed Nov 11, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: Formal Charge and Oxidation Numbers
Topic: Sapling week 5/6 #5
Replies: 6
Views: 39

Re: Sapling week 5/6 #5

StephanieIb wrote:Thank you! But do you know how I would add that in Sapling?

Hi, if you click the on the 1- formal charge one more time it should change it to 2-.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Wed Nov 11, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Chemistry Community Points [ENDORSED]
Replies: 4
Views: 351

Re: Chemistry Community Points [ENDORSED]

I believe you'll earn points for any interaction on the forum, as long as your post is in the right section.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Wed Nov 11, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: Formal Charge and Oxidation Numbers
Topic: Oxidization Numbers
Replies: 10
Views: 46

Re: Oxidization Numbers

I was wondering the same thing. The sapling homework had a link to a short guide on oxidation numbers and I thought that was pretty helpful.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Wed Nov 11, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Midterm 2
Replies: 31
Views: 201

Re: Midterm 2

SLai_1I wrote:Does anyone know if Midterm 2 is going to include subjects that were tested on Midterm 1? Or is it just new, untested material?

I think it's just untested material . It's going to cover material from the MT1 cutoff (last 8 points of outline 2) and onwards.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Sat Nov 07, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Resonance Structures
Topic: Resonance Structures
Replies: 10
Views: 33

Re: Resonance Structures

A resonance hybrid is a combination of all the resonance structures.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Sat Nov 07, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Formal Charge and Oxidation Numbers
Topic: Formal Charge of the Same Element
Replies: 15
Views: 45

Re: Formal Charge of the Same Element

Hi! Each atom has its own formal charge that is dependent on the number of bonds and valence electrons.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Sat Nov 07, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Photoelectric Effect
Topic: Units for energy
Replies: 11
Views: 75

Re: Units for energy

Hi! s^-1, or 1/seconds is equal to 1 Hz.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Sat Nov 07, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Wave Functions and s-, p-, d-, f- Orbitals
Topic: Can you have the same 3 quantem number but not the 4 same quantem numbers
Replies: 12
Views: 56

Re: Can you have the same 3 quantem number but not the 4 same quantem numbers

Yes, if the spin quantum number is +1/2 for one electron and -1/2 for the other.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Sat Nov 07, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: Electronegativity
Topic: Electronegativity Table/Chart in Lecture
Replies: 14
Views: 48

Re: Electronegativity Table/Chart in Lecture

Hi! We don't have to memorize the table, we just need to have a general idea of the trends.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Sun Nov 01, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: Ionic & Covalent Bonds
Topic: Strength of bonds
Replies: 13
Views: 61

Re: Strength of bonds

Covalent bonds are the strongest, then ionic bonds, and hydrogen bonds are the weakest.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Sun Nov 01, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Trends in The Periodic Table
Topic: Trends
Replies: 14
Views: 68

Re: Trends

Atomic and ionic radii increase as you go down a group and decrease as you move across a period.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Sun Nov 01, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: Ionic & Covalent Bonds
Topic: Homework due date
Replies: 40
Views: 186

Re: Homework due date

Hi! Sapling HW is due at 11:59 PM on Sunday nights.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Sun Nov 01, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Favorite TV shows
Replies: 129
Views: 412

Re: Favorite TV shows

My favorite show is Suits, but I just started watching Psych a few days ago and it's really good! Both of them are on Prime Video.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Sun Nov 01, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 8194
Views: 1429162

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

What do you do with a dead chemist?
Barium.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Midterm scratch paper
Replies: 9
Views: 46

Re: Midterm scratch paper

We don't need to submit our scratch paper. It'll probably be helpful to show your work though!
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: Properties of Light
Topic: Sapling Randomized Questions
Replies: 5
Views: 30

Re: Sapling Randomized Questions

I'm not sure if it has already been updated, but I think we'll receive an email once the issue has been resolved.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: DeBroglie Equation
Topic: Advice for Correct Units for Midterm
Replies: 8
Views: 71

Re: Advice for Correct Units for Midterm

This is a great tip! Thanks.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:34 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Constants and Equation Sheet
Replies: 3
Views: 15

Re: Constants and Equation Sheet

I think they will be the same as the ones on the website, but I'd wait a day or two in case an updated version is posted.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Sat Oct 24, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: Wave Functions and s-, p-, d-, f- Orbitals
Topic: Advice for studying
Replies: 92
Views: 1924

Re: Advice for studying

The step up sessions and modules posted on the website are great tools for studying! I find practice problems really helpful as well.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Calculator?
Replies: 9
Views: 95

Re: Calculator?

I think we're allowed to use the TI-84!
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Midterm Exam Format
Replies: 14
Views: 89

Re: Midterm Exam Format

I believe our exams will only consist of MCQs through the Respondus Lockdown browser.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Exams
Replies: 12
Views: 68

Re: Exams

Hi!

During my discussion section, my TA informed us that they were looking into the iPad option, so hopefully we'll hear soon if they are allowed for the midterm!
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:29 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: How are you studying?
Replies: 196
Views: 816

Re: How are you studying?

Hi!

I take "rough" notes during the lectures. Later on, I'll go through my notes again and rewrite them, including more of the fundamental textbook problems that are listed on the outlines.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: webcams
Replies: 6
Views: 30

Re: webcams

Hi!

You do not have to buy a webcam, but it is highly recommended. You could also use an external monitor.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Fri Oct 09, 2020 1:01 am
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Group Me Link
Replies: 5
Views: 51

Re: Group Me Link

I have not seen any invite links for discussion sections, but here is the main class GroupMe link!
https://groupme.com/join_group/62288203/dSSkobMS
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Fri Oct 09, 2020 12:55 am
Forum: Limiting Reactant Calculations
Topic: Limiting reactants in all chemical rxns?
Replies: 18
Views: 128

Re: Limiting reactants in all chemical rxns?

I think all chemical reactions would have a limiting reagent because there will be an excess of one reactant, meaning the other one will be completely used up and limit the amount of product that can be formed.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Fri Oct 09, 2020 12:51 am
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Rusty on High School Chem [ENDORSED]
Replies: 200
Views: 140744

Re: Rusty on High School Chem [ENDORSED]

Hi! I am in a similar situation. I haven't taken chemistry since my sophomore year of high school, and they did not offer AP/Honors chemistry, so I was a bit lost at first. I have been going through the resources on Dr. Lavelle's class website and watching videos on Khan Academy and that is definite...
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Fri Oct 09, 2020 12:44 am
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Grades
Replies: 4
Views: 58

Re: Grades

Hi! I believe you can access your grades from MyUCLA and CCLE. To check it on MyUCLA, you can click Classes, then Exam and Homework Grades.
by Akriti Ratti 1K
Fri Oct 09, 2020 12:23 am
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Chemistry Community Grade
Replies: 12
Views: 118

Re: Chemistry Community Grade

Hi! You need a minimum of five interactions on Chemistry Community per week. 5 points per week * 10 weeks in the quarter = 50 total points from Chemistry Community.

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