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Chem 141 Week 2

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These notes are in introduction to bonding, significant figures, dimensional analysis and the metric system
General Chemistry
Brandy R Fox
Class Notes
Chemistry, significant figures, Metric Prefixes
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Sydney on Sunday September 11, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to CHM141 at Saint Martin's University taught by Brandy R Fox in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 4 views. For similar materials see General Chemistry in Chemistry at Saint Martin's University.


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Date Created: 09/11/16
Week 2 How bonding changes how elements behave H 2 Water- Not combustible, liquid at room temp. H 2eactive (combustible) gas O 2eactive gas N 2l Sodium Chloride- Table salt NaSolid, Very reactive (explodes in water) Cl2Gas, toxic Bonding C Carbon dioxide CO 2 O O Iodine 2 different from 2I Significant Figures Exact quantities- without uncertainty measurements-uncertainty <- sig. figs account for uncertainty Recording -Estimate the last place -All digits reported are significant Accuracy- How close individual measurements agree with true value Precision- How closely set of measurements agree with one and another Zeros -Between nonzero digits — always significant -Beginning of number — Not significant -End of number — Only significant if there is a decimal point Scientific notation if done properly all should be significant 0.0200, 2.00 x 10-2 Both have 3 sig. figs 1 Week 2 Adding/Subtracting -Limit to “weakest link” -go by decimal point Multiplying/Dividing -Same number of sig. fig as fewest number Dimensional analysis Given unit x (Desired unit/ given unit) = Desired unit Conversion factor^ Metric system measured Si unit symbol mass kilogram kg Time second s Distance meter m Electric current ampere A Temperature kelvin K Number of particles mole mol Light intensity candela cd 2


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