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by Jade Lastra 3B
Tue Dec 15, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Winter Break Plans
Replies: 32
Views: 172

Re: Winter Break Plans

Honestly I'm planning on rereading some of my favorite books when I was younger like Harry Potter, and binging everything I've put off during the quarter like His Dark Materials on HBO.
by Jade Lastra 3B
Tue Dec 15, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Finals Week
Replies: 3
Views: 55

Finals Week

I just wanted to wish everyone luck on whatever finals they have this week! I also wanted to ask if there's anything you've got to keep you motivated to finish the week. For me, I'm just looking forward to have some free time to binge shows and read some books that I've been putting off since October.
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Dec 13, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Final Jitters
Replies: 250
Views: 36293

Re: Final Jitters

I get ready bad anxiety just before a final so before it happens I try to have some kind of routine to keep my mind occupied. Since this final is earlier in the day I made some coffee because the routine is so calming, though I don't know why exactly. Making any kind of food or snack helps, but I ge...
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sat Dec 12, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Study music
Replies: 32
Views: 227

Study music

Typically I like to study by playing music but I've now started to find myself getting distracted by that, but I definitely need some background noise to focus on my work. I like using those pomodoro technique videos on youtube, but I was wondering if there's any other methods or things you guys use...
by Jade Lastra 3B
Fri Dec 11, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Dipole Moments
Topic: identifying polarity from a dipole moment
Replies: 2
Views: 22

identifying polarity from a dipole moment

How exactly do we get polarity from the elements in the structure, I understand that the arrows represent the pull of the elements but I'm still struggling to fully grasp it any further than that.
by Jade Lastra 3B
Fri Dec 11, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Final
Replies: 18
Views: 127

Re: Final

I think it's good to look in the textbook I think I remember someone mentioning that some questions are literally straight from the textbook, and even if they aren't the same they tend to be the same format.
by Jade Lastra 3B
Fri Dec 11, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: Calculating pH or pOH for Strong & Weak Acids & Bases
Topic: Sapling 5
Replies: 2
Views: 15

Sapling 5

so I'm almost finished with number five, which I don't know how the different numbers look but this is the one I was given: Determine the [OH−], pH, and pOH of a solution with a [H+] of 6.7×10−9 M at 25 °C. and I've been having trouble with getting what [OH-] is. What I've been doing is dividing 1x1...
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Dec 06, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Lectures not loading
Replies: 13
Views: 112

Re: Lectures not loading

I think that tends to happen because too many people are on the cycle at once, so sometimes I'll just wait a few minutes and try again.
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Dec 06, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Final
Replies: 21
Views: 162

Re: Final

I think everything will be the same except it's not going to take place during our discussion time.
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Dec 06, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Will fundamentals problems be on our final?
Replies: 6
Views: 42

Re: Will fundamentals problems be on our final?

I think they will but can anyone confirm if the final exam will be more focused on older content rather than new content?
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Nov 29, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Studying for Final Exam
Replies: 57
Views: 400

Re: Studying for Final Exam

I like to watch videos on youtube that give examples as well as look over the textbook problems. There's also quizlet flash cards that help with review.
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Nov 29, 2020 12:06 am
Forum: Determining Molecular Shape (VSEPR)
Topic: sapling #12
Replies: 13
Views: 128

sapling #12

I'm having some trouble with trying to figure out the structure for number twelve and was hoping someone could help me figure out what I'm doing wrong.
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sat Nov 28, 2020 11:59 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Studying From Home
Replies: 91
Views: 588

Re: Studying From Home

I think most people mentioned this already but taking break is important, but also I always tend to feel guilty for taking them because it feels like I'm wasting time. Which just does more harm than actually help me so when I take breaks I try to actively get my mind off of the activity by making a ...
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sat Nov 28, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: Determining Molecular Shape (VSEPR)
Topic: Sapling Week 8 #3
Replies: 5
Views: 62

Re: Sapling Week 8 #3

For this question since the lone pair is present in the central atom that means it would be slightly less than 109.5, so it would just be 109.
by Jade Lastra 3B
Thu Nov 26, 2020 7:38 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Happy Thanksgiving!
Replies: 38
Views: 305

Happy Thanksgiving!

I wanted to wish you guys a Happy Thanksgiving and ask if there's a tradition your family partakes in every year?
by Jade Lastra 3B
Thu Nov 26, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Big Sad: Midterm 2
Replies: 86
Views: 945

Re: Big Sad: Midterm 2

I 100% feel the same way, and am just trying to get as many possible points to try and pass. If it helps the community post and homework do a lot of work to help me pass. Also don't feel to bad if you have to re-take the class, it's a lot more normal in college than it is in high school.
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Nov 22, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Thanksgiving
Replies: 26
Views: 207

Re: Thanksgiving

If he does he'll probably make it a short one, hopefully.
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Nov 22, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 8791
Views: 1491704

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

What's a chemistry teachers favorite thing to teach about? Ammonia, because it's pretty basic stuff.
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Nov 22, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: Determining Molecular Shape (VSEPR)
Topic: memorizing molecular shapes
Replies: 3
Views: 13

memorizing molecular shapes

I was wondering if we would have to memorize all of the shapes and angles for the VSEPR models or if they would be given to us?
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Nov 22, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: How to relax after midterms
Replies: 54
Views: 300

How to relax after midterms

So I've officially finished the second round of midterms for my classes, and was wondering how you guys de-stress after midterms or finals?
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Nov 22, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Problem of viewing the lecture
Replies: 9
Views: 69

Re: Problem of viewing the lecture

If the videos are having a problem I normally refresh the page, or it may just be better to watch the second version of the lecture.
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Nov 15, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 8791
Views: 1491704

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

Why should you go drinking with neutrons? Because wherever they go, there's no charge!
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Nov 15, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Resonance Structures
Topic: Sapling #4
Replies: 6
Views: 58

Re: Sapling #4

so with structure c it would have the double bond between N and C and because of this the N would get one positive charge and both O's would get a negative charge right?
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Nov 15, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Resonance Structures
Topic: Sapling #4
Replies: 6
Views: 58

Sapling #4

I'm having some trouble trying to find the resonance structure for number four on the homework and I was hoping for some help on trying to approach this one.
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Nov 15, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Favorite TV shows
Replies: 189
Views: 1220

Re: Favorite TV shows

I always like to watch tv as a background noise while I work so I'll normally go for something predictable like a procedural show like Criminal Minds or NCIS. If I'm not working then I love to watch Derry Girls, it's a really fun show and super short.
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Nov 15, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Studying Tips
Replies: 23
Views: 167

Re: Studying Tips

I always find that looking over a video on youtube helps, or going through older examples on the homework. I don't know if Lavelle does this, but I know some professors will post older midterms for students to review. Those always help me get an understanding for what the general format is supposed ...
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Nov 08, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: midterm
Replies: 6
Views: 65

midterm

I was wondering if there's a session to go to that'll go over the last midterm?
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Nov 08, 2020 10:02 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: chemistry community post
Replies: 3
Views: 37

chemistry community post

For the chemistry community post do we always have to have five done each Sunday, or does it have to accumulate to 50 by the end of the quarter?
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Nov 08, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: Electron Configurations for Multi-Electron Atoms
Topic: question 2 sapling homework
Replies: 2
Views: 11

Re: question 2 sapling homework

just did the problem and it worked! Thank you!
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Nov 08, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Electron Configurations for Multi-Electron Atoms
Topic: question 2 sapling homework
Replies: 2
Views: 11

question 2 sapling homework

so for my second problem (I'm not sure how this one looks for everyone else) I need to show a negative 2 which in class we did with the brackets around the structures. So I was wondering how to show that one sapling?
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Nov 08, 2020 7:23 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: sapling due date
Replies: 7
Views: 39

sapling due date

I just wanted to check that the homework would be due next Sunday at 11:59pm not tonight, right?
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Nov 01, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Properties of Electrons
Topic: Sapling 23
Replies: 2
Views: 36

Sapling 23

Could someone help me understand exactly how to break down this question and set up the equation?
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Nov 01, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Properties of Electrons
Topic: Sapling 6
Replies: 3
Views: 34

Sapling 6

so I was able to figure out the spectral line and the wavelength for n=1 and n=7, but the second part says it's wrong. So for the second one I'd use n=6 and n=7 and use v= (3.29x10^15)((1/6^2)-(1/7^2))
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sat Oct 31, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Properties of Electrons
Topic: Sapling #28
Replies: 4
Views: 39

Sapling #28

I've been struggle over how to get the chemical symbol for the element with the ground‑state electron configuration [Ne]3s^2 3p^3 and wanted to check my reasoning which is to add the 10 from Ne and the 5 from the given configuration, right?
by Jade Lastra 3B
Tue Oct 27, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: external camera
Replies: 5
Views: 53

external camera

I was just clarifying that if we're using our phone as an external camera that's the only one we need, right? We don't have to use our laptops as well, just the phone?
by Jade Lastra 3B
Mon Oct 26, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Studying Concepts
Replies: 6
Views: 65

Studying Concepts

I've not been studying for the midterm as much as I planned to and get a lot of anxiety on test over setting up equations (specifically the quantum ones). What are some of the easiest ways to break it down, and also how to get over some test anxiety?
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Oct 25, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: Properties of Electrons
Topic: orbitals
Replies: 3
Views: 28

orbitals

What exactly are the importance of orbitals in terms of what we're focusing on right now in class?
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Oct 25, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: what can we have during the midterm?
Replies: 5
Views: 29

what can we have during the midterm?

I wanted to double check if we should print out certain equations/ the periodic table, or if this is gonna be given to us in the midterm?
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Oct 25, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: review sessions
Replies: 3
Views: 42

review sessions

Are there going to be any last minute review sessions before the midterm?
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sat Oct 24, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Properties of Electrons
Topic: Schrodinger's wave equation
Replies: 4
Views: 59

Schrodinger's wave equation

To clarify, the answer of the equation is a way for us to know exactly what the orbital looks like, right? So it's similar to the lewis dot diagram?
by Jade Lastra 3B
Tue Oct 20, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: discussion quiz
Replies: 2
Views: 28

discussion quiz

Is the quiz for today for points that counts to our grade, or is it more a practice quiz to do a run through of what it will be like for the midterm?
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Oct 18, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 8791
Views: 1491704

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

Did you know that oxygen went for a second date with potassium?
How did it go?
It went OK2!
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Oct 18, 2020 8:19 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Respondus
Replies: 4
Views: 26

Respondus

I'm having some trouble finding respondus, and was doubling checking if it was on CCLE or somewhere else?
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Oct 18, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: Properties of Light
Topic: Cross Country Analogy
Replies: 2
Views: 25

Cross Country Analogy

I was looking through my notes from the Monday lecture and wanted to know exactly how the cross country analogy connects to quantum mechanics.
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Study Materials
Replies: 1
Views: 28

Study Materials

Does anyone have any good links to quizlet flashcards that they're gonna use to study?
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:45 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Webcam
Replies: 2
Views: 14

Webcam

Can we use our phones as an external webcam? I've seen so many different answers and was wondering if there's been some clarification about if we need to buy an actual webcam or not?
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Oct 11, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: SI Units, Unit Conversions
Topic: Showing Unit Conversions in work
Replies: 7
Views: 103

Re: Showing Unit Conversions in work

I definitely agree to show as much work as possible when it comes to problem like that because I personally always find it to find me keep track of what is what. Also so anyone who is looking over my work can see exactly what may have gone wrong.
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sun Oct 11, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Significant Figures
Topic: Sapling #4
Replies: 10
Views: 71

Sapling #4

I was hoping for some clarification on the school of thought for when it comes to classifying the different number into the correct sig fig categories. Specifically how 3000 goes into one sig fig instead of 4 sig fig, etc.
by Jade Lastra 3B
Sat Oct 10, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Homework Due Time
Replies: 8
Views: 51

Re: Homework Due Time

I'm pretty sure that the homework is due Sunday at midnight
by Jade Lastra 3B
Thu Oct 08, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: Molarity, Solutions, Dilutions
Topic: sapling number 6 (cont.)
Replies: 4
Views: 74

sapling number 6 (cont.)

I've been over this equation a million times and keep getting it wrong, and was hoping someone could point out the error in my calculations or set up. I've attached a screenshot of my work for number 6 (which hopefully shows up). Thanks for all of the help and clarification from the previous post!
by Jade Lastra 3B
Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: Molarity, Solutions, Dilutions
Topic: Sapling 6
Replies: 5
Views: 80

Sapling 6

I'm having trouble trying to learn the difference of setting up how to find moles and molarity for number 6, and was wondering if someone could help me get a clearer understanding the thought process of it?

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