Exam 1 topics_071211 - Chem 142A Summer 2011 List of Topics to Review for Exam 1 Introductory Topics(Chapter 1 Appendix The Scientific Method

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* While this a very full list, it’s always possible that I’ve overlooked something when putting this together. I suggest that you carefully review your class notes, ALEKS topics, worksheets, and labs, and, of course, be sure you have read the chapters well. Chem 142A Summer 2011 - List of Topics to Review for Exam 1* Introductory Topics (Chapter 1, Appendix) The Scientific Method Definitions: matter, composition, physical and chemical properties, potential vs. kinetic energy SI units (metric system): base units, prefixes (know the prefix and the number/exponential notation it refers to) Celsius and Kelvin temperature scales Unit conversions Significant figures: which are significant and how many do you need to report in your answer Precision vs. accuracy Atoms, Molecules, and Ions (Chapter 2) Laws of: conservation of mass, definite proportions, and multiple proportions (6, 15, 18, 21-22, 55- 56, 63, 69-71) Modern atomic theory: features of the atom and general properties of the subatomic particles (location and relative charges and masses) (28, 69) Nuclear symbols (atomic symbol, mass number, atomic number) for atoms elements, isotopes, and ions (12, 13, 31, 36-40, 58, 66, 67, 72) Definitions: element, compound, molecule, chemical formula, structural formula, covalent bond,
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course CHEM 142A taught by Professor Campbell during the Summer '11 term at University of Washington.

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Exam 1 topics_071211 - Chem 142A Summer 2011 List of Topics to Review for Exam 1 Introductory Topics(Chapter 1 Appendix The Scientific Method

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