Chemistry 110 Syllabus (Pence)

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Pence Week One (9/6)

Topics:  Introduction, Uncertainty, Significant Figures

Reading Assignment: Sections 1.1-1.5

Suggested Homework Questions:  Chapter 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 31, 33, 35, 37  (Section 1.2 will not be covered in class, but you will be responsible for it.)  

Significant Figures

 

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Pence Week Two (9/11)  Quiz 9/14

Topics:  Factor-Label Method, Atomic Structure, Atomic Mass, Periodic Table

Reading Assignment: Chapter 1.6, Chapter 2.1-2.4

Suggested Homework Questions: Chapter 1:  39, 41, 43, 45, 62, 68 and Chapter 2: 5, 9, 11, 13, 15, 17(not c), 19, 21, 52, 58

Assignment One due 9/14

 

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Pence Week Three  (9/18)  Quiz 9/21

Topics:  Molecules and ions, Naming, Balancing Chemical Equations, Moles, Molar Mass, Percent Composition, Empirical Formula

Reading Assignment: Chapter 2.5-2.7, Chapter 3.1-3.5

Suggested Homework Questions: Chapter 2:  23, 25, 27, 29, 31, 33, 35, 41(not i), 43 (not b or g), 47, 61, 67  and Chapter 3:  9, 11 (not c), 13, 15, 19, 21, 23, 25, 29, 33, 35, 37, 39, 41, 43, 49, 81, 83

Assignment Two due 9/21

 

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Pence Week Four  (9/25)  Exam 9/28

Topics:  Stoichiometry, Limiting Reagent, Percent Yield

Reading Assignment: Chapter 3.6-3.7

Suggested Homework Questions:Chapter 3:  59, 61, 63, 67, 69, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 97

 

 

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Pence Week Five  (10/2)  Quiz 10/5

Topics:  Solutions, Concentrations, Dilution, Aqueous Solutions, Solubility, Acids and Bases, Net Ionic Equations, Types of Chemical Reactions

Reading Assignment:  Chapter 4.1-4.5

Suggested Homework Questions:Chapter 4:  1, 5, 9, 11, 13, 15, 27, 33, 34, 35, 37, 39, 51, 53, 55, 57, 59, 61, 67 (a and d), 75, 82

Assignment Three due 10/5

 

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Pence Week Six  (10/9)  Quiz 10/12

Topics:  Gas Laws, Boyle, Charles, Avogadro, Stoichiometry, Dalton's Law, Kinetic Molecular Theory, Real Gases

Reading Assignment:  Chapter 10.1-10.9

Suggested Homework Questions:  Chapter 10:  23, 29, 31, 35, 41, 43, 47, 49, 51, 57, 61(a), 63, 67, 75, 77, 89, 92

 

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Pence Week Seven  (10/16)  Exam 10/19

Topics:  Gas Laws Continued

Reading Assignment:  see above

Suggested Homework Questions:  see above

 

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Pence Week Eight  (10/23)  Quiz 10/26

Topics:  Energy, Enthalphy, Hess' Law, Calorimetry

Reading Assignment:Chapter 5.1-5.7

Suggested Homework Questions: Chapter 5:  19, 21(c), 23(a), 25, 37, 39, 41, 43, 45, 51, 53, 55, 57, 59, 61, 63, 65

 

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Pence Week Nine  (10/30)  Quiz 11/2

Topics:  Electromagnetic Radiation, Wave Behavior, Line Spectra, Bohr Model of H atom

Reading Assignment:  Chapter 6.1-6.6

Suggested Homework Questions:  Chapter 6:  1, 3, 7, 11, 13, 15, 21(a, b), 23, 25, 27, 29(a), 33, 35

 

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Pence Week Ten  (11/6)  Exam 11/9

Topics:  Orbitals- energies and shapes, Pauli Exclusion Principle, Electron Configurations, Periodic Table

Reading Assignment:  Chapter 6.7-6.9

Suggested Homework Questions:  Chapter 6:  41, 43, 45, 49, 53, 55, 59, 61, 65, 67, 69, 71, 85  and Chapter 8:  9

 

 

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Pence Week Eleven  (11/13)  Quiz 11/18

Topics:  Periodic Trends, Bonding, Lewis Structures

Reading Assignment:  Chapter 7.1-7.7, Chapter 8.3

Suggested Homework Questions:  Chapter 7:  5, 9, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 29, 33, 41, 47, 49, 51, 62

***** 11/15/00  Last day to withdraw or change grade to P/F ****

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Pence Week Twelve  (11/20)  No class 11/23

Topics:  Lewis Structures

Reading Assignment:  Chapter 8.1-8.2, 8.4

Suggested Homework Questions:  Chapter 8:  1, 3, 5, 31, 33, 47, 49, 51, 53, 54, 55, 59, 71

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Pence Week Thirteen  (11/27)  Quiz 11/30

Topics:  Bond Properties, Electronegativity, Molecular Geometry, VSEPR Model

Reading Assignment:  Chapter 8.5-8.9, and Chapter 9.1-9.2

Suggested Homework Questions:  Chapter 8:  29, 37, 39, 41(a, b), 63, 65, 67, 78, 83, 86  and Chapter 9:  3, 7, 11, 13, 62

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Pence Week Fourteen  (12/4)  Exam 12/7

Topics:  VSEPR continued, Molecular Polarity, Valence Bond theory 

Reading Assignment: Chapter 9.3-9.4

Suggested Homework Questions:  Chapter 9:  21, 23, 25, 35, 66, 68

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Pence Week Fifteen  (12/11)

Topics:  Hybrid Orbitals, Molecular Orbitals, Resonance,  Intermolecular Forces, Vapor Pressure

Reading Assignment:  Chapter 9.5-9.8, Chapter 11.2

Suggested Homework Questions:  Chapter 9:  19, 29, 33, 37, 39, 41, 49, 51, 53, 57

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Pence FINAL EXAM:  12/21 8-10 AM