109-f09_exam_2_objectives - Exam 2 Objectives Chem 109 Fall...

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Exam 2 Objectives Chem 109 Fall 2009 Basic Objectives Determine the shape of a molecule from its dot structure. Determine the hybridization and geometry at an atom in a molecule. Identify σ - and π -bonds in a molecule. Describe the basic types of non-covalent (intermolecular) forces and their relative strengths. Know the relationship between molecular size and the boiling and melting points of a substance. Know the three electronegative atoms that form strong hydrogen bonds. Identify the chiral carbon atoms in an organic molecule. Draw structures and name simple hydrocarbons and alcohols. Identify or draw the organic functional groups: alcohols, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, esters, amines, and amides. Identify primary, secondary or tertiary alcohols. Know the definitions of oxidation, esterification, condensation, hydrolysis and addition reactions as applied to simple organic molecules. Know the basic structures of fats, nucleic acids, proteins. Know the chemical structures of some common plastics, i.e. polyethylene, polypropylene, polystyrene, poly(ethylene terephthalate). Define primary, secondary, tertiary, and quaternary structure as related to proteins.
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2009 for the course CHEM 109 taught by Professor Keutsch during the Spring '07 term at University of Wisconsin.

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109-f09_exam_2_objectives - Exam 2 Objectives Chem 109 Fall...

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