Chapter 1 Study Goals

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CHEMISTRY 231 STUDY GOALS AND HOMEWORK Chapter 1 – Chemistry: The Study of Change (Chang 9th Ed) 1. Define chemistry and describe its role in our modern society. Section 1.1 and 1.2 (READING ASSIGNMENT) 2. Define scientific method and classify statements as a hypothesis, a theory or law. Section 1.3 Problems 1.1 - 1.4 3. Classify matter. Clearly distinguish between substances, mixtures, elements and compounds. Be able to give specific examples. Section 1.4 Problems 1.5, 1.6, 1.9, 1.10, 1.15, 1.16 4. MEMORIZE the names and symbols for common elements (1 - 54, and Cs, Ba, W, Rn, Pt, Au, Hg, Pb, Bi, U). Problems 1.13, 1.14 5. Distinguish between the three states of matter and the chemical and physical properties of matter Section 1.5 and 1.6 Problems 1.7, 1.8, 1.11, 1.12, 1.52 6. Define measurement and use SI units to express macroscopic properties.
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Unformatted text preview: Memorize the information in Tables 1.2 and 1.3. Convert units between the SI (metric) and English Systems. Calculate density, mass or volume of substance. Section 1.7 Problems 1.17 - 1.19, 1.21, 1.22 7. Convert between, Fahrenheit, Celsius and Kelvin temperature scales (Reading Assignment) Section 1.7 Problems 1.20, 1.23 - 1.26 8. Use the correct number of significant figures to report measurements and the results of calculations. Express results in proper scientific notation. Understand the difference between accuracy and precision Section 1.8 Problems 1.29 – 1.32, 1.33 – 1.36 9. Use dimensional analysis to solve a variety of problems. Section 1.9 Problems 1.37, 1.38, 1.42 – 1.44, 1.46, 1.49, 1.50 10.* Supplemental Problems Problems 1.53, 1.63, 1.67, 1.72, 1.75, 1.86, 1.92...
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