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Chem 110, Midterm Study Guide

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Chem 110, Midterm Study Guide CHEM 110

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This study guide is intended for the midterm which covers everything from week 1 up to week 7
Chemical Principles I
Dr. Hoda Mirafzal
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Date Created: 05/08/16
CHEM 110 Midterm Study Guide ▯ Mnemonic for Metric Prefixes  Terrier (tera)  Gigantic (giga) ▯ K ▯ .  Meg’s (mega)  ilo 001 Killed (kilo)  ▯ H ▯ . Hector (hector) ecto 01  ▯ D ▯ . Decadent (deca)  Base Value  eca 1 Decidedly (deci)  ▯ B ▯ 1 Certain (centi) ase  ▯ D ▯ 1 Millipede (milli)  eci 0 Mice (micro)  Need (nano) ▯ C ▯ 1  Pie enti 00 (pico) ▯ ▯ M ▯ 1 English and Metric Conversions  illi 000 1 mi 1.6 kilometers 1 in 2.5 cm 1 yd .94 m 1 mL 1 cm^3 1 L 1 dm^3 1 gallon 3.8 L .95 L 1 qt 1 ounce 28 g 1 kg 2.2 lbs ▯ Groups of Elements  Vertical columns  Similar physical and chemical properties  Same number of Valence Electrons  Group 1: Alkali Metals  Group 2: Alkaline Earth Metals  Group 3-12: Transition metals  Group 17: Halogens  Group 18: Noble Gases ▯ Periods of Elements  Horizontal rows  Do NOT have similar properties ▯ Metals  Left of the stair step  Shiny and ductile  Good conductors of heat and energy ▯ Nonmetals  located to the rights of the stair step  Dull and brittle  Poor conductors of heat and energy ▯ Atomic Symbols Fe Iron Ni Nikel Sn Tin Pb Lead Zn Zinc Cu Copper Br Bromine I Iodide Hg Mercury Ag Silver Au Gold ▯ Subatomic Particles Particle Symbol Charge Relative Mass Electron e- -1 0 Proton p+ +1 1 Neutron N 0 1 ▯ Atomic Number  Number of Electrons (= # of Protons) ▯ Mass Number  Number of Protons (atomic # + # of Neutrons) ▯ Isotopes  Atoms with the same # of Protons, but different # of Neutrons  Same atomic # with different mass # ▯ Atomic Weight  Average atomic mass of all isotopes ▯ Electronic Transitions  Atom absorbs energy Electron jumps up to a higher energy level  Atom emits light  Electron jumps down to a lower energy level  The color of light = the difference in energy between levels Violet Highest Energy Level Indigo Blue Green Yellow Orang e Red Lowest Energy Level ▯ Quantum Mechanics  The quantum number “n” describes the energy of an Electron and its distance from the nucleus Shell 1 n=1 2(1^2)= 2e- Shell 2 n=2 2(2^2)= 8e- Shell 3 n=3 2(3^2)= 18e- Shell 4 n=4 2(4^2)= 32e- Order of Filling Shells Shell 1 2 3 4 3 4 Electron 2e- 8e- 8e- 2e- 10e- 6e- s ▯ Octet Rule  Octet= 8 Valence Electrons  Electrons are lost, gained or shared to form an octet ▯ Cation  Positively charge ion  Atoms lose Electrons  Group 1: ion+ (1 Valence Electron)  Group 2: ion2+ (2 Valence Electrons)  Group 3A: ion3+ (3 Valence Electrons) ▯ Anion  Negatively charged ion  Atoms gain Electrons  Group 7A: ion- (7 Valence Electrons)  Group 6A: ion2- (6 Valence Electrons)  Group 5A: ion3- (5 Valence Electrons) ▯ Ionic Compound  A cation and anion bonded together  Must have a simplest balanced charge ▯ Writing Ionic Formulas (Ba2+ & Cl-)  Balance the charges o 1 Ba2+ o 2 Cl-  Write the cation, then the anion o Ba Cl  Write the number of ions needed as subscripts o BaCl 2 ▯ Binary Ionic Compounds  A cation and an anion  Groups 1, 2, 3A, Ag, Zn, Cd st  Name the metal 1 , then the nonmetal as “-ide” ▯ Variable Cations  Metals EXCEPT Groups 1, 2, 3A, Ag, Zn, Cd form ions  Write the name of the metal  Write the charge of the cation in (Roman Numerals)  Name the nonmetal as “-ide” ▯ Polyatomic Ions  Memorize: o H 2, N2, O2, F2, Cl2, Br2, 2, P4, S8 ▯ Ternary Compounds  Contains at least 3 elements  If the subscripts are 2 or more, write the polyatomic ion in parenthesis in the formula  Name the cation and then the anion  Use the names of the polyatomic ion where appropriate ▯ Ionic Bond  1 cation and 1 anion  1 atom loses electrons and the other one gains electrons  1 atom’s electronegativity is much higher than the others  Really large electronegativity difference (>2) ▯ Covalent Bond  2 atoms share electrons  Similar electronegativity ▯ Polar Covalent Bond  2 atoms unevenly share electrons  1 atom gets more electron density than the other  Small electronegativity difference (<2) ▯ Binary Covalent Compounds  Name each element  End the last element in “-ide”  Add prefixes to show the number of atoms o Except the 1 element doesn’t get the mono prefix  Prefeixes:  Mono 1 Di 2 Tri 3 Tetra 4 Penta 5 Hexa 6 ▯ Law of Conservation of Mass  Matter is not created nor destroyed in a chemical reaction ▯ Combination  A+B  AB ▯ Decomposition  AB  A+B ▯ Single Replacement  A+BC  AB+C ▯ Double Replacement  AB+CD  AD+CB ▯ Combustion  AC+O  CO+A ▯ Avogadro’s Number  1 mol=6.02 X 10^23 ▯ Molar Mass  # of grams in 1 mol of a substance= numerical value of the atomic mass o EX: 1 mol of C=12 g  The mass of 1 mol of the compound= the masses of all the atoms in the compound ▯ Molar Ratios  The coefficients of 2 substances in the equation ▯ Mole Tunnel  1. Convert g to mol  2. Relate mols to mols using a ratio  3. Convert mol to g  NEVER use grams directly in molar ratios ▯ Limiting Reagent  One reactant determines the amount of a product ▯ Lewis Structures Single Covalent Bond Sharing 2e- Double Covalent Bond Sharing 4e- Triple Covalent Bond Sharing 6e- ▯ Rules:  1. Determine the arrangement of atoms o the least electronegative atom in the center o all other atoms are bonded to the central atom  2. Count the number of Valence Electrons  3. Use the Valence Electrons to form each single bond between the atoms  4. Place the remaining Valence Electrons in pairs around each non central atom 1 and then the central atom to complete the octets o ONLY H forms a bond and no octet  5. If there isn’t enough VE to complete the octet on the central atom, move electron pairs to form double bonds ▯ VSEPR  Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion  Linear  Trigonal Planar  Bent  Tetrahedral  Trigonal Pyramidal ▯ ▯


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