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CHM1040 Exam I Study Guide

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This study guide includes questions that will help you outline what you need to know and put it all in one place. It also gives you some clues on how to succeed on your first exam. Good luck!
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This 7 page Study Guide was uploaded by Freya Kniaz on Sunday September 18, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to CHM1040 at Wayne State University taught by Dr. Andrea Matti in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 253 views. For similar materials see Chemistry Skills and Reasoning in Chemistry at Wayne State University.


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Date Created: 09/18/16
CHM1040 Exam I Study Guide Chapter One: The professor and Quiz Section TA said that there are only two things you need to know for this section. What are the three steps of the scientific process? 1. 2. 3. What is the difference between a theory and a law? Chapter Two: What are the two parts of a measurement? Rules for Scientific Notation: 1. The base number must be between ______ and ______. 2. The exponent is negative if you move it to the _______ and positive when you move it to the _______. 1 mL = ________. 1 L = _______. Which types of zeroes are always significant figures? Which are never? How do you convert Fahrenheit to Celsius? How do you convert Celsius to Kelvin? What is the equation to find density? Chapter Three: Define Matter. What are the four types of matter? Describe the three major types of matter in terms of their volume and shape. Solid: Liquid: Gas: What is a physical change? Give an example. What is a chemical change? Give an example. Name whether these are chemical or physical changes. 1. Cooking an egg 2. Sulfur smells like rotten eggs 3. A certain metal melts at fifteen degrees Celsius 4. hydrogen and oxygen react to create water 5. Helium is a gas at a certain temperature, but liquid at others 6. Wood burns in a fire What is an element? What is a compound? Contrast between homogenous and heterogeneous. Mixtures can be separated based on different physical properties. Name the process in terms of the physical property it uses. Boiling Point: State: Adherence to a surface: Votality: Chapter Four: MEMORIZE the names and symbols of the periodic table. Use flashcards! (There are some on Study Soup if you don't want to make your own.) Are names capitalized? What is the Law of Constant Composition? What is the Law of Conservation ofAtoms? Name the three parts of an atom: 1. 2. 3. Give the four aspects of Dalton's Atomic Theory whether they “hold up” today: 1. 2. 3. 4. What is a chemical formula? The professor said that we will not be tested on the history of the atom (J.J. Thomas, Rutherford, etc.) What are the charges of the three parts of the atom? 1. 2. 3. Which subatomic particles are found in the nucleus? From where does the chemistry of an atom arise? What determines an atom's chemical behavior? What are isotopes? Do isotopes vary in chemical behavior? Why or why not? How do we denote the mass number, atomic number, and charge of an element? Draw the symbols and define each part. What are groups? What are periods? Where are metals located on the periodic table? Nonmetals? Name the metalloids on the periodic table. Describe the four outlined properties of metals: 1. 2. 3. 4. Name the three outlined properties of nonmetals: 1. 2. 3. What kinds of physical properties do metalloids exhibit? Which elements are generally found in uncombined form in nature? How many electrons do the most reactive elements generally have? Define diatomic elements and name them: What are allotropes? Give an example. Name the two types of ions and include whether they are positive or negative. How do you name the two types of ions? 1. 2. What are the two outlined properties of ionic compounds from lecture? 1. 2. Which comes first in a chemical formula: the anion or the cation? What must the charge on both elements equal? REMEMBER: The professor said in class that 60% of the exam questions come directly from the end- of-chapter book questions. This study guide gives you an outline of what you need to know, but put your knowledge to the test with those review questions. The professor said that she will include an extra credit question at the end of the exam. GOOD LUCK! :) YOUARE GOING TO GETANA!!!


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