First Test in Discussion

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ariaterango_1A
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First Test in Discussion

Postby ariaterango_1A » Wed Oct 02, 2019 11:03 am

Does anyone know if this first test includes the properties of light or if it is just the review of fundamentals/high school chemistry?

Mariepahos4D
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Re: First Test in Discussion

Postby Mariepahos4D » Wed Oct 02, 2019 11:06 am

I just had my discussion today and the TA gave us some practice problems which were all review of high school chemistry, so I believe it is just that for the first test.

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Re: First Test in Discussion

Postby Chem_Mod » Wed Oct 02, 2019 11:13 am

The First Test is only on fundamentals, no quantum

Ellen Amico 2L
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Re: First Test in Discussion

Postby Ellen Amico 2L » Wed Oct 02, 2019 11:17 am

The first test has to do with the modules that review high school chem.
So the topics are:
Empirical and Molecular Formulas

Balancing Chemical Equations

Limiting Reactant Calculations

Molarity and Dilution of a Solution

ariaterango_1A
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Re: First Test in Discussion

Postby ariaterango_1A » Wed Oct 02, 2019 12:26 pm

Thank you all. I will now be able to simplify my studying.

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Re: First Test in Discussion

Postby ariaterango_1A » Wed Oct 02, 2019 12:27 pm

What resources are you going to use to study for this initial test?

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Re: First Test in Discussion

Postby Zoya Mulji 1K » Thu Oct 03, 2019 3:00 am

The test is supposed to be more like a quiz so I would probably just make sure I know how to do all of the fundamental homework problems on the syllabus.

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Re: First Test in Discussion

Postby 505106414 » Thu Oct 03, 2019 10:15 am

Do we need to bring any materials/resources to the test? Calculator, Periodic Table, etc?

RichBollini4G
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Re: First Test in Discussion

Postby RichBollini4G » Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:35 pm

I think we need to bring a non-graphing calculator, i'm not sure if we are going to be given a periodic table or not though.

Janet Nguy 2C
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Re: First Test in Discussion

Postby Janet Nguy 2C » Thu Oct 03, 2019 2:38 pm

The test schedule says that Test 1 starts on Tuesday, so if I have a Thursday discussion it'll be next week on 10/8 right?

Sofia Barker 2C
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Re: First Test in Discussion

Postby Sofia Barker 2C » Thu Oct 03, 2019 3:03 pm

The test is seven questions long and will take place during your discussion section. It will cover the high school review topics only, which is only what we learned in the 4 modules we had to complete. We can only use a nonprogrammable, nongraphing calculator to solve problems. Doing several homework problems from different sections and redoing the modules is good practice because it will expose you to different types of questions while also reinforcing your understanding of the concepts.

Drake Choi_1I
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Re: First Test in Discussion

Postby Drake Choi_1I » Fri Oct 04, 2019 11:42 am

How can I make sure that I am getting a variety of homework problems done without doing all of them? I want to do problems that will help prepare me for the test without doing too many and frying my brain.

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Re: First Test in Discussion

Postby Jessica Li 4F » Fri Oct 04, 2019 7:58 pm

I like to scan or skim the problems that we need to do and see which ones are similar. Usually problems with consecutive numbers are more or less the same (i.e. E7 and E9), so if they are similar, I tend to only do one. I also tend to go for the problems later on in each Fundamentals chapter (i.e. M39) and which are more word-problem based, as they tend to be a bit more difficult (generally speaking though, not always), but I think doing all the problems if you have time would be very useful too!

Hope this helps!

Lauren Sanchez 3D
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Re: First Test in Discussion

Postby Lauren Sanchez 3D » Sun Oct 06, 2019 10:54 pm

Thank you all for the information on what to study for the first test!


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