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by Josh Clark 1J
Fri Dec 02, 2016 9:11 pm
Forum: *Titrations & Titration Calculations
Topic: Chapter 13 Question 25
Replies: 1
Views: 297

Chapter 13 Question 25

Calculate the volume of .150 M HCl(aq) required to neutralize one half of all the hydroxide ions in 25.0 mL of .110 M NaOH(aq).

Can someone please walk me through this problem. I am confused and don't know where to begin.
by Josh Clark 1J
Sat Nov 26, 2016 8:58 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 7581
Views: 1013228

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

Why does hamburger have less energy than steak? It's in the ground state.
by Josh Clark 1J
Sun Nov 20, 2016 5:31 pm
Forum: Properties & Structures of Inorganic & Organic Acids
Topic: Strong Acid or Weak Acid
Replies: 3
Views: 548

Strong Acid or Weak Acid

Is there a way to determine whether an acid is strong or weak by observing it's chemical formula?
by Josh Clark 1J
Thu Nov 10, 2016 1:50 pm
Forum: Non-Equilibrium Conditions & The Reaction Quotient
Topic: Question 11.13
Replies: 1
Views: 255

Question 11.13

Write the reaction quotient Q for
(a) 2BCl3(g) + 3H2O(l) ---> NH3(g) + 3HOCl(aq)

I don't understand how the answer comes out to be 1/P(BCl3)2
by Josh Clark 1J
Sat Nov 05, 2016 1:22 pm
Forum: *Molecular Orbital Theory (Bond Order, Diamagnetism, Paramagnetism)
Topic: Chapter 4 (Question 61)
Replies: 1
Views: 253

Chapter 4 (Question 61)

4.61 Give the valence-shell electron configurations and bond orders for CO and CO + . Us e that information to predict which species has stronger bonds. In the answer, CO has a valence-shell electron configuration of (σ2s) 2 (σ*2s) 2 (π2p) 4 (σ2p) 22 Why would it not be (σ2s) 2 (σ*2s) 2 (π2p) 4 (σ2p...
by Josh Clark 1J
Sat Oct 29, 2016 4:25 pm
Forum: Hybridization
Topic: Chapter 4 (Question 33a)
Replies: 1
Views: 185

Re: Chapter 4 (Question 33a)

Sorry I just realized that Beryllium has 2 valence electrons...
by Josh Clark 1J
Sat Oct 29, 2016 4:24 pm
Forum: Hybridization
Topic: Chapter 4 (Question 33a)
Replies: 1
Views: 185

Chapter 4 (Question 33a)

Why would the hybridization of BeCl2 be sp instead of sp2? Isn't there a lone pair of electrons on Beryllium?
by Josh Clark 1J
Sat Oct 22, 2016 8:36 pm
Forum: Sigma & Pi Bonds
Topic: Quiz 2 Preparation (Question 1)
Replies: 2
Views: 378

Quiz 2 Preparation (Question 1)

1. How many sigma and how many pi bonds are present in H3CCHCHCH2OH?
What exactly are sigma and pi bonds?
by Josh Clark 1J
Fri Oct 14, 2016 5:29 pm
Forum: Wave Functions and s-, p-, d-, f- Orbitals
Topic: Question 2.3 [ENDORSED]
Replies: 1
Views: 293

Question 2.3 [ENDORSED]

Consider the expression in Table 2.1 for hydrogen like atomic orbitals. (a) List the coordinates on which the wave functions of the following orbitals depend: (i) 2s, (ii) 2px (iii) 3dz2. (b) What fundamental constants determine the shapes of the orbitals? (c) What fundamental constants determine th...
by Josh Clark 1J
Fri Oct 07, 2016 10:12 pm
Forum: Administrative Questions and Class Announcements
Topic: Online Modules
Replies: 1
Views: 176

Online Modules

I find the online modules given by Professor Lavelle extremely useful and a great resource to review material, especially for the first quiz next week. Is there a possibility of having future material (i.e chapter 2) given as modules and used as a resource?
by Josh Clark 1J
Fri Sep 30, 2016 9:54 am
Forum: General Science Questions
Topic: Naming Chemical Compounds
Replies: 5
Views: 867

Naming Chemical Compounds

I haven't taken chemistry since sophomore year of high school and I'm a little rusty naming chemical compounds. Does anyone have a knowledgable source where I can brush up on this topic?

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