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Postby lukezhang2C » Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:21 pm

Which equations would be good to memorise for the midterm?

Sarah Bui 2L
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Re: Equations

Postby Sarah Bui 2L » Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:00 pm

I don't think we will have to necessarily to memorize any equation, since anything we will need will be given to us on the constants and formula sheets, but maybe memorize the units for something like entropy or enthalpy to help see what equation to use.

Tatum Keichline 2B
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Re: Equations

Postby Tatum Keichline 2B » Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:11 pm

I would focus on connecting the equations to each other because they will all be on the equation sheet. Know the main equation for enthalpy and entropy, then focus on manipulating the variables for each when needed. Basically, focus more on when to use what, not memorizing the formula itself.

Brian Chang 2H
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Re: Equations

Postby Brian Chang 2H » Fri Mar 01, 2019 2:27 pm

I would personally focus on practical application instead of rote memorization.

Most of the equations we need are on the formula sheet. The rest can be (almost) always be derived.

Amy Dinh 1A
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Re: Equations

Postby Amy Dinh 1A » Sat Mar 02, 2019 3:13 pm

The Cv for diatonic molecules is Cv = 5/2 R. I know they gave the Cv for a monatomic molecule.

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Re: Equations

Postby Alysa Rallistan 2G » Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:34 pm

understanding conceptually what is happening and recognizing what the question is asking is probably a better approach for studying overall, since most of the equations will be on the formula sheet, as long as you understand when and how to use the equations, that will be more beneficial to you

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