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Week One Chemistry Notes

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Week One Chemistry Notes Chem 1200-001

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Notes for first week of class
Fundamentals of Chemistry
Caryn D. Striplin
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Chemistry, scientific, notation




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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Jasmine sykes on Sunday August 28, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to Chem 1200-001 at University of North Carolina at Charlotte taught by Caryn D. Striplin in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 4 views. For similar materials see Fundamentals of Chemistry in Science at University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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Date Created: 08/28/16
Introduction to Chemistry  .6 degrees C  always include units .6025  .6 +­ .1 Degrees C .592  0.5­0.7 degrees C Margin of error .45 Degrees Celsius is NOT in the range .51 Degrees Celsius IS in the range  Significant figures (Sig Figs)  Cup of coffee = ­200 ml  Add drop of H20 = 0.05 ML  New volume: ­200 ML or 200.05 ML (.05) not important Scientific Notation  1.2 X 10^­10   Exponent = ­10 Decimal = 1.2   A number written in scientific notation has two parts  A decimal part: A number between 1­10   An exponential part : 10 raised to an exponent (n)   11.2 X 10 ^ 2 cm and 10.5 X 10 ^ ­3 Are NOT scientific notation  A positive exponent means 1 multiplied by 10 n times  A negative exponent (­n) means 1 divided by 10 n times  10 ^ 0 = 1    10 ^1= 1X10= 10  10 ^ 2 = 1X10 X10 =100    10 ^ 3 = 1 X 10 X 10 X 10 = 1000  10 ^ ­1 = 1/10 = 0.1  10 ^ ­2 = 1/10 X10 = 0.01  10 ^ ­3 = 1/ 10 X 10 X 10 = 0.001 To convert numbers to scientific notation   Find the decimal part. Find the exponent  Move the decimal point to obtain a number between 1­10  Multiply that number (the decimal part) by 10 raised to the power that reflects the  movement of the decimal point 1. 37,692,000. = 3.7692000 X 10 ^ 7 = 3.7692 X 10 ^ 7 2. 568,000 = 5.68000 X 10 ^5 = 5.68 X 10 ^ 5 3. 0.0000000000746 = 0.00000000007.46 = 7.46 X 10 ^ ­11


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