Exam_1_Review_Sheet_F2005 - Chemistry 41 Fall 2005 Review...

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Chemistry 41 Fall 2005 Review Sheet Exam I This review sheet is designed to help you prepare for Exam I. The topics, terms, concepts and questions presented in this review sheet are representative of the major areas covered up through Exam I. You should note that this review sheet is not all inclusive. Anything that was discussed in lecture or that was discussed in your reading assignments is fair game for an exam. My exams typically consist of calculation type problems , definitions , compare , and short answer questions , where I may ask you to explain a concept, formula or chemical phenomena. Some exams will have more calculation type problems whereas others will be a mix of quantitative and qualitative type problems. My exams are designed to test whether you understand the material and concepts, not whether you can simply memorize a lot of facts. Do not simply re-work the same problems over and over. Stop and think about how you are using a formula, what concept(s) are being demonstrated and how the problem can be changed. There are many ways to set up and ask a problem, depending on what information I give you. Do not wait until the week or weekend before the exam to begin studying. You should be studying a little bit every day. Although it is important to understand how to work the problems, it is also important that you learn and understand the material conceptually. Typically when students first see a 41 exam they think there is no way they can
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This note was uploaded on 11/03/2009 for the course CHEM 241 taught by Professor Tiani during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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Exam_1_Review_Sheet_F2005 - Chemistry 41 Fall 2005 Review...

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