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CHEM 115 Study Guide

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CHEM 115 Study Guide CHEM 115

Theint Myint
Cal State Fullerton
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Study guide covers what you need to know how to do on exam 1 for chapters 2-half to ch 5.
Introductory General Chemistry
Firdous Farooqui
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Chemistry, Chem, intro to chem, General Chem, intro to chemistry, General Chemistry
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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Theint Myint on Thursday February 25, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to CHEM 115 at California State University - Fullerton taught by Firdous Farooqui in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 43 views. For similar materials see Introductory General Chemistry in Chemistry at California State University - Fullerton.

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Date Created: 02/25/16
EXAM I Study Guide CHEM 115 Spring 2016 Tro: Chapters 2 to 5.5 Worksheets  HW and Quiz problems 1. Recognize the components of the scientific method, observation, hypothesis, experiment,  law, and theory and their relationship to each other. 2. Identify the fundamental Metric System units of measurement for length, mass, time, and  temperature, area, volume and energy. 3. Convert units within the Metric System. 4. Distinguish between expanded, exponential and scientific notation. 5. Convert measurements between expanded and scientific notation. 6. Determine the number of significant figures in a measured value 7. Report the sum, difference, product, or quotient of measured values to the correct number of significant figures.   8. Convert temperature measures between Celsius, Kelvin, and Fahrenheit.   9. Apply the characteristic property of density to solve a problem using unit ratios and unit  analysis.   10. Apply unit ratio and unit analysis to problems involving percents, density, percent by  mass, and concentration.   11. Identify the appropriate chemical symbols for the elements when given a Period Table. 12. Distinguish between matter and energy; mass and weight; element, compound, and  mixture; pure substances and mixtures; and physical and chemical changes. 13. Recognize the distinguishing features of solids, liquids, and gases at the atomic/molecular and bulk perspectives. 14. Draw or interpret a chemical reaction or physical change at the atomic/molecule level  using visual representations. 15. Solve thermal energy transfer problems involving the mechanism of heat using q=mcT 16. Use the sign of q in Joules to determine if energy is absorbed or released.   17. Identify the appropriate chemical symbols for the elements when given a Period Table.   18. Determine the appropriate subatomic particles in an atom or ion.   19. Isotopes and calculate relative atomic mass. 20.  Classify the elements by rows, families, and behavior using the Periodic Table. 21. Distinguish between cations and anions and how they form.   22. Name binary ionic and covalent compounds using classical and IUPAC systems. 23. Write the formula and charge of monatomic and polyatomic ions. 24. Write the formula of an ionic compound from its constituent ions.   25. Write the formula of binary covalent compounds from its name.   26. From given chemical formulas identify compounds as acids, bases, or salts. 27. Distinguish acids, bases, and salts by their properties and reactivities. 28. Name salts, bases, binary acids, and oxy acids. 29. Determine the molar mass of an element, or compound. 30. Determine mass, count, or moles of an atom, ion, or molecule. 31. Convert mole, mass and count of atoms or molecules from a chemical formula.


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