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by Micaela Estavillo
Tue Dec 15, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Grades
Replies: 29
Views: 235

Re: Grades

i think everything will be out by saturday, hopefully sooner!
by Micaela Estavillo
Tue Dec 15, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Staying Motivated
Replies: 20
Views: 165

Re: Staying Motivated

its def hard to stay motivated but i try to stay motivated by writing out my plans for the future and how im going to get there step by step, it helps me put my thoughts on paper and better understand my thinking
by Micaela Estavillo
Tue Dec 15, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Curve
Replies: 29
Views: 222

Re: Curve

No curve, but a C- is 50% i believe
by Micaela Estavillo
Tue Dec 15, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Chem community points
Replies: 16
Views: 155

Re: Chem community points

i think you are okay, they just need to update the points, im sure they will update everything by the end of the week!
by Micaela Estavillo
Tue Dec 15, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Winter Break
Replies: 44
Views: 306

Re: Winter Break

It best to reread your notes and redo practice problems in the textbook and worksheets! Also finding a study buddy to bounce off of helps a lot too!
by Micaela Estavillo
Tue Dec 15, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: How are you?
Replies: 117
Views: 879

Re: How are you?

I'm doing pretty well. I'm just so happy it's finally the end of the quarter and i could rest. It's been so stressful but now im relieved! I hope everyone else is doing good and happy holidays yall!
by Micaela Estavillo
Tue Dec 15, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Changing Study Habits
Replies: 35
Views: 199

Re: Changing Study Habits

For next quarter im going to focus more energy on worksheets and reading the textbooks, i did textbook problems a lot and they really helped me better understand the content!
by Micaela Estavillo
Sat Dec 05, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Final
Replies: 21
Views: 162

Re: Final

The final should be the same structure as the midterms.
by Micaela Estavillo
Sat Dec 05, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Practice Exam for Final
Replies: 23
Views: 281

Re: Practice Exam for Final

Its best to just go over textbook problems, attend UA, and work on midterms for now, i believe there are some old exams on the google chem folder
by Micaela Estavillo
Sat Dec 05, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Grading Scale for Chem14A
Replies: 29
Views: 324

Re: Grading Scale for Chem14A

all we know officially is that 50% is passing (C-) and thats from the syllabus. but we can assume an A is 93+ and and A- is 90-92
by Micaela Estavillo
Sat Dec 05, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Calculating grade
Replies: 24
Views: 272

Re: Calculating grade

I usually add up all the points we have completed thus far and divide by all possible point thus far.
by Micaela Estavillo
Sat Dec 05, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Saying Thank You to Dr. Lavelle
Replies: 340
Views: 140111

Re: Saying Thank You to Dr. Lavelle

Thank you Dr. Lavelle for everything you have taught us, especially during these times. I'm grateful for all the helpful sources you provided us and the tutoring sessions you offered. I hope you have a great winter break and happy holidays!!
by Micaela Estavillo
Sat Dec 05, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Chem 14A Final
Replies: 21
Views: 199

Re: Chem 14A Final

the questions are going to be distributed from all chapters we covered
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Nov 29, 2020 10:45 pm
Forum: Determining Molecular Shape (VSEPR)
Topic: Shape Names
Replies: 50
Views: 313

Re: Shape Names

Yes it would be considered bent.
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Nov 29, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Studying for Final Exam
Replies: 57
Views: 400

Re: Studying for Final Exam

I find doing practice problems in the textbook and going over practive exams the most effective and helpful!
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Nov 29, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Finals
Replies: 39
Views: 426

Re: Finals

yeah its all the material from the very beginning to the end
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Nov 29, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving!
Replies: 38
Views: 305

Re: Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy late thanksgiving! My family and I usually have a traditional thanksgiving meal each year and spend time with one another.
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Nov 29, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Participation
Replies: 45
Views: 399

Re: Participation

The grading might vary from TA to TA
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Nov 29, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Midterm Exam Questions
Replies: 16
Views: 169

Re: Midterm Exam Questions

You can review them with your TA, plus they can go over any problems you might have!
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Nov 29, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: How to relax after midterms
Replies: 54
Views: 300

Re: How to relax after midterms

I de-stress by literally sleeping or relaxing on my phone. It's the most helpful for me to do absolutely nothing after exams.
by Micaela Estavillo
Tue Nov 24, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Week 8 Participation Points
Replies: 6
Views: 75

Re: Week 8 Participation Points

just to be safe do 5, because at the end of the quarter you should have 50.
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Nov 22, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Trends in The Periodic Table
Topic: Ion Trends
Replies: 18
Views: 128

Re: Ion Trends

Atomic radius:
Decrease across
Increase down
Electron Affinity, Ionization Energy, and Electronegativity:
Increase across
Decrease down
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Nov 22, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Big Sad: Midterm 2
Replies: 86
Views: 945

Re: Big Sad: Midterm 2

I didn't do so good on the first midterm but I'm feeling better about this one so hopefully things go well! And don't worry, you still have the final to bring up your grade. As long as your pass that what matters!
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Nov 15, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Missed chem community posts
Replies: 12
Views: 118

Re: Missed chem community posts

I've heard as long as you do 50 by the end of the quarter you should be good! Ask your TA just to double check!
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Nov 15, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Midterm 2
Replies: 12
Views: 96

Re: Midterm 2

yeah its the last 8 points of outline 2 and all of outline 3
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Nov 15, 2020 9:33 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: Van der Waals vs London Dispersion
Replies: 10
Views: 40

Re: Van der Waals vs London Dispersion

Yeah, London dispersion and Van Der Waals are interchangeable. I'm sure you don't need to know the distinction for the midterm
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Nov 15, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Ionic & Covalent Bonds
Topic: Homework due date
Replies: 49
Views: 386

Re: Homework due date

i believe it's sunday 11:59pm
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Nov 15, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Positive Encouragement for Midterm Week
Replies: 14
Views: 108

Re: Positive Encouragement for Midterm Week

i hope everyone does really well, you got this!! :)
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Nov 15, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Midterm 2
Replies: 12
Views: 96

Re: Midterm 2

outline 3 and the last 8 points of outline 2
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Nov 08, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Favorite TV shows
Replies: 189
Views: 1220

Re: Favorite TV shows

I also recommend breaking bad and the walking dead!
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Nov 08, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Taking Bio and Chem simultaneously
Replies: 26
Views: 114

Re: Taking Bio and Chem simultaneously

I think its best to take a series at a time like maybe chem 1st year and bio series second year
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Nov 08, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: midterm 1
Replies: 10
Views: 109

Re: midterm 1

I think the best thing to do is to go to step-up sessions and do practice problems on a set regular basis. Also always clarify any concern you may have!
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Nov 08, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Midterm 2 Format
Replies: 7
Views: 43

Re: Midterm 2 Format

I think it will be the same for sure, maybe some fill-in blanks
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Nov 08, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Favorite TV shows
Replies: 189
Views: 1220

Re: Favorite TV shows

If you like spooky shows I recommend the Haunting of Hill House!! 10/10
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Nov 01, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 8791
Views: 1491718

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

H2O is water and H2O2 is hydrogen peroxide. What is H2O4?
Drinking.
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Nov 01, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 8791
Views: 1491718

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

Why do chemists like nitrates so much?
They're cheaper than day rates.
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Nov 01, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Enrolling in Chem 14B and BL simultaneously?
Replies: 14
Views: 195

Re: Enrolling in Chem 14B and BL simultaneously?

I think it's better to take 14BL after 14B, maybe take it with 14C.
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Nov 01, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Electron Configurations for Multi-Electron Atoms
Topic: Electron Configuration
Replies: 8
Views: 54

Re: Electron Configuration

4s is filled first!
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Nov 01, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Midterm scores
Replies: 15
Views: 119

Re: Midterm scores

I was told it should be by the end of this week! They have to go through everyones exams individually i believe.
by Micaela Estavillo
Sat Oct 24, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Significant Figures
Topic: Sig Fig Question
Replies: 12
Views: 151

Re: Sig Fig Question

Correct, if its just 320 then there are only 2 sig figs in this case. If it was 320.0 it would be 3 sig figs.
by Micaela Estavillo
Sat Oct 24, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: DeBroglie Equation
Topic: Advice for Correct Units for Midterm
Replies: 8
Views: 84

Re: Advice for Correct Units for Midterm

Thank you this helped a lot!
by Micaela Estavillo
Sat Oct 24, 2020 9:08 pm
Forum: Photoelectric Effect
Topic: Calculations
Replies: 18
Views: 124

Re: Calculations

I think you need to pay attention to sig figs after each calucation.
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: How are you studying?
Replies: 203
Views: 1390

Re: How are you studying?

I'm going to be doing a lot of practice problems to prepare for the midterm.
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: webcams
Replies: 6
Views: 58

Re: webcams

You can use your phone, its better and free!
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Midterm Exam Format
Replies: 14
Views: 98

Re: Midterm Exam Format

Yeah all multiple choice
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Study Materials
Replies: 1
Views: 28

Re: Study Materials

I say look up 'Chem 14A midterm review' on quizlet, there are a few good ones there you can choose from!
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Properties of Light
Topic: Sapling Week 2-4 HW Question 1
Replies: 8
Views: 83

Re: Sapling Week 2-4 HW Question 1

The wavelength & the frequency of the 100 photons are the same as the single-photon since the pulse of light contains 100 times the single-photon. This means for the pulse of light...
the wavelength is λ
the frequency is ν
the energy is 100E (100 times the E of the single photon)
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: *Black Body Radiation
Topic: Stefann-Boltzmann law and Wein's Law
Replies: 3
Views: 28

Re: Stefann-Boltzmann law and Wein's Law

Not sure, but it's safe to know. Ask your TA for extra clarification!
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Webcam
Replies: 2
Views: 14

Re: Webcam

Yeah, you can use your phone as a webcam.
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Oct 11, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: SI Units, Unit Conversions
Topic: Conversion Factors
Replies: 6
Views: 37

Re: Conversion Factors

I don't think you have to memorize the conversion factors, I'm sure you can find a conversion factor sheet on the Chem 14A website!
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Oct 11, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 8791
Views: 1491718

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

Wait, are all these jokes too basic for you? Because I see no reaction.
by Micaela Estavillo
Sun Oct 11, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 8791
Views: 1491718

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

What did one charged atom say to the other? I got my ion you!
by Micaela Estavillo
Fri Oct 09, 2020 5:25 pm
Forum: Significant Figures
Topic: Sig Fig Importance
Replies: 4
Views: 42

Re: Sig Fig Importance

I think sig figs are important because it deals with the precision of the numerical answer. It's important to estimate the final result so this is where sig figs come into play. Plus, dealing with a bunch of decimal places can be complicated the further you get into the problem.
by Micaela Estavillo
Wed Oct 07, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Group Me Link
Replies: 5
Views: 55

Re: Group Me Link

There's a class groupme for this class, do you have that one?

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