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Chem 14A Midterm Fall 2016 Rooms & Review Sessions

Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2016 5:03 pm
by Chem_Mod
Chem 14A Midterm Wednesday Nov 2, from 6-7:50pm.

Students MUST go to their assigned room.

14A-1, 11am class:
Last name A-L in MOORE 100.
Last name M-Z in CS50.

14A-3, 1pm class:
Last name A-L in LA KRETZ 110.
Last name M-Z in DODD 147.

14A-4, 3pm class:
Last name A-L in HAINES 39.
Last name M-Z in HUMANITIES A51.

Midterm is 1hr 50mins, 8 questions.

All material covered in Fundamentals and Chapters 1-4 up to the end of hybridization.
Course Reader: All material up to page 105.
Past Midterms in Course Reader: Pages 179-217

Questions will come from the Homework, Online Assessments, and Chemistry Community.

Bring a pen, simple scientific calculator, photo ID.
Nothing else, no cell phones, no graphing calculators, etc.

ONLY students in LS 30A-2 (Dr. Garfinkel): 8pm in CS50

MANY REVIEW SESSIONS!
Students are encouraged to attend as many review sessions as possible.

Friday Oct 28, Haines 39
4:15-5:30pm, Dr. Laurence Lavelle (Halloween Treats! and Ch 1, 2, 3, 4)
5:45-6:45pm, Nick Bernier (Fundamentals and Chapter 1)
7-8pm, Gail Vinnacombe (Chapters 2 and 3)

Saturday Oct 29, Moore 100
12-1pm, Jacqueline Stash (Midterm 2015)
1:30-2:30pm, Andrew Dawson (Specific Questions, Understanding how topics fit together, Combining concepts for questions)
2:45-3:45pm, Dan Zhu (Specific questions, or topics for all chapters by vote, or chapter 3, 4 and fundamentals)

Sunday Oct 30, Moore 100
12-1pm, Roselyn Rodrigues (Fundamentals and Ch 1)
1:30-2:30pm, Dimitri Bikos (Midterm 2014)
2:45-3:45pm, Dane Stanfield (Ch 2 and 3 and other course material as requested)

Monday Oct 31, CS50
6-7pm, Harry Mills (Ch 3 and 4)
7:30-8:30pm, Andy Smaligo Last half of Midterm 2012/13, VSEPR, ask whatever you want, I will bring candy

Tuesday Nov 1, CS50
6-7pm, Jack Fuller (Ch 3 and 4)
7:30-8:30pm, Kris Marsh (Last minute questions, fundamentals, chapter 2/3)

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Peer Facilitated Learning Sessions (small groups and one-on-one)
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Teaching Assistant Office Hours (small groups and one-on-one)
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Chemistry Community 24/7

Re: Chem 14A Midterm Fall 2016 Rooms & Review Sessions

Posted: Fri Oct 28, 2016 9:32 am
by Chin_Alyssa_3I
I have a lecture right before this midterm so I will not have time to go back to the hill to drop off my backpack, my phone, and all my books. May I bring my backpack into the testing room and leave it in the front and/or with the test proctor? If not, is there anywhere else I can store my stuff?

Re: Chem 14A Midterm Fall 2016 Rooms & Review Sessions

Posted: Fri Oct 28, 2016 9:42 am
by Chem_Mod
Yes you can put your backpack, etc., at the front of the room.

Re: Chem 14A Midterm Fall 2016 Rooms & Review Sessions

Posted: Sun Oct 30, 2016 7:12 pm
by Deen Tar
Will any new material from lecture early this week be on the midterm?

Re: Chem 14A Midterm Fall 2016 Rooms & Review Sessions

Posted: Sun Oct 30, 2016 7:17 pm
by Chem_Mod
No; as stated above, the midterm will cover up to the end of hybridization.

Re: Chem 14A Midterm Fall 2016 Rooms & Review Sessions

Posted: Sun Oct 30, 2016 9:58 pm
by Alex Uy 2D
Are we allowed to leave if we finish the midterm early?

Re: Chem 14A Midterm Fall 2016 Rooms & Review Sessions

Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2016 11:04 am
by Catherine_Zhang_1H
What sort of questions would come from Chemistry Community on the midterm?

Re: Chem 14A Midterm Fall 2016 Rooms & Review Sessions

Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2016 2:09 pm
by Chem_Mod
Q&A and discussion on Chemistry Community covers my lecture material, homework assigned, past exam questions, etc.

Re: Chem 14A Midterm Fall 2016 Rooms & Review Sessions

Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2016 11:27 pm
by Lisbeth Hernandez3L
Are any of the homework or past quiz problems going to be on the midterm?

Re: Chem 14A Midterm Fall 2016 Rooms & Review Sessions

Posted: Tue Nov 01, 2016 11:35 am
by Chin_Alyssa_3I
I noticed that sometimes the constant values given in our notes/course reader does not exactly match the laminated periodic table we received with the course reader.

For example, h=6.626E-34 in our reader but is more specifically stated as h=6.62608E-34 on the periodic table

Also c=3.00E8 vs c=2.99792E8; R=3.29E15 vs R= 3.28984E15

Even though the difference is relatively small, it can mess up the sigfigs. So my question is on the midterm will we be given a formula sheet that lists the exact numbers/constants we are suppose to use in our calculations?

Re: Chem 14A Midterm Fall 2016 Rooms & Review Sessions

Posted: Tue Nov 01, 2016 11:38 am
by Jasmine Cha 1A
Chin_Alyssa_1H wrote:I noticed that sometimes the constant values given in our notes/course reader does not exactly match the laminated periodic table we received with the course reader.

For example, h=6.626E-34 in our reader but is more specifically stated as h=6.62608E-34 on the periodic table

Also c=3.00E8 vs c=2.99792E8; R=3.29E15 vs R= 3.28984E15

Even though the difference is relatively small, it can mess up the sigfigs. So my question is on the midterm will we be given a formula sheet that lists the exact numbers/constants we are suppose to use in our calculations?

My TA told us that as long as you write out whatever number is given in your calculations fully (like 2.99792E8 instead of 2.998) you will get the correct answer. So whichever constant is written on the midterm formula sheet, I would just use that but make sure I don't simplify until the very end.

Re: Chem 14A Midterm Fall 2016 Rooms & Review Sessions

Posted: Wed Nov 02, 2016 10:50 am
by Chem_Mod
Lisbeth Hernandez3L wrote:Are any of the homework or past quiz problems going to be on the midterm?


Yes! As announced many times.
For example read Quiz and Exam Schedule that states:
"both the midterm and final will include one homework question."

Re: Chem 14A Midterm Fall 2016 Rooms & Review Sessions

Posted: Thu Nov 03, 2016 10:26 am
by AllanNicholson2F
When will the midterm grades be posted online? Thank You!

Re: Chem 14A Midterm Fall 2016 Rooms & Review Sessions

Posted: Thu Nov 03, 2016 7:49 pm
by leezashashkova
Will the midterm be scaled? If so, how soon will we find out?

Re: Chem 14A Midterm Fall 2016 Rooms & Review Sessions

Posted: Wed Nov 09, 2016 12:13 pm
by Chin_Alyssa_3I
In class Professor Lavelle mentioned that the detailed solutions were posted online. However I couldn't hear what he said afterwards so I was wondering if he stated exactly where. I can't seem to find it on Chem Community or the Class website.

Re: Chem 14A Midterm Fall 2016 Rooms & Review Sessions

Posted: Wed Nov 09, 2016 2:06 pm
by Audrey_Hall_2I
My TA said the grades should be on myUCLA so probably when they've all been handed back (?) but yeah I don't know where the solutions are.

Re: Chem 14A Midterm Fall 2016 Rooms & Review Sessions

Posted: Thu Nov 10, 2016 2:21 pm
by Chem_Mod
Solutions are posted on my class website under the title: Exam Information