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by Joshua Baysa 1J
Fri Dec 02, 2016 11:44 pm
Forum: Applying Le Chatelier's Principle to Changes in Chemical & Physical Conditions
Topic: Fall 2012 Final #6B
Replies: 1
Views: 416

Re: Fall 2012 Final #6B

You couldn't find the Molarity in the first few steps because the moles that it gives you (0.05) is the initial amount for PCl5. When they do (x^2)/(0.05-x) and divide that by the volume, it is the same thing as using the molarities of each since they equal mol/L
by Joshua Baysa 1J
Tue Nov 22, 2016 11:15 am
Forum: *Molecular Orbital Theory Applied To Transition Metals
Topic: Atomic Orbitals in MO theory
Replies: 1
Views: 1021

Re: Atomic Orbitals in MO theory

If you have an anion, you add the extra electron to the more electronegative element's atomic orbital, and vice versa for a cation. Then when you do the atomic orbital for both elements then you just add the total amount of electrons to the molecular orbital.
by Joshua Baysa 1J
Fri Nov 18, 2016 11:08 am
Forum: Naming
Topic: Quizlet for the names of Common Ligands
Replies: 10
Views: 1454

Re: Quizlet for the names of Common Ligands

Thank you very much! This really helped me for the quiz
by Joshua Baysa 1J
Fri Nov 18, 2016 11:02 am
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 8263
Views: 1445476

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

I only post here periodically
by Joshua Baysa 1J
Thu Nov 10, 2016 11:31 am
Forum: Ideal Gases
Topic: Using Kc vs Kp
Replies: 3
Views: 657

Re: Using Kc vs Kp

I don't think you would have to use both Kc and Kp simultaneously (at least for this class). I'm not 100% sure but it doesn't seem like it. However, there is a way to manipulate the formulas in order to get both Kc and Kp in the same equation
by Joshua Baysa 1J
Mon Oct 24, 2016 5:37 pm
Forum: Bond Lengths & Energies
Topic: Double Bond vs Triple Bond
Replies: 7
Views: 810

Double Bond vs Triple Bond

On one of the posts here, the Chem Mod account replied to a question, and part of the response mentioned that there are some instances where a triple bond could be weaker than a double bond depending on which elements were bonded for each. For the purposes of the class, would we have to know those e...
by Joshua Baysa 1J
Wed Oct 19, 2016 4:22 pm
Forum: Electronegativity
Topic: Calculating EN Difference [ENDORSED]
Replies: 1
Views: 430

Re: Calculating EN Difference [ENDORSED]

The answer would just be 0.4, you would just ignore that subscript altogether
by Joshua Baysa 1J
Thu Oct 13, 2016 11:17 am
Forum: Trends in The Periodic Table
Topic: Electron configurations [ENDORSED]
Replies: 3
Views: 555

Re: Electron configurations [ENDORSED]

It's more stable to have that d orbital filled than that next s orbital. That's why it's more beneficial to have that full d orbital rather than the s orbital
by Joshua Baysa 1J
Tue Oct 04, 2016 9:35 pm
Forum: Properties of Light
Topic: Speed of light [ENDORSED]
Replies: 3
Views: 623

Re: Speed of light [ENDORSED]

The speed of light is 3.00 *10^8 only within a vacuum. This speed changes in things like air and water, but I'm not sure how much of a change this brings out.
by Joshua Baysa 1J
Tue Sep 27, 2016 10:14 am
Forum: Significant Figures
Topic: Sig Figs Throughout Problems
Replies: 12
Views: 4404

Sig Figs Throughout Problems

The use of Sig Figs used to be handled differently between both my Honors Chemistry and AP Chemistry teachers during High School and I just want to make things clear. Do we consider Sig Figs only on the final answer or for each calculation done for the problem?

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