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Weekly Lecture Schedule CHEM 14A Instructor: Dr. Laurence Lavelle WINTER 2001 WEEK 1 Review of Chemical & Physical Principles Read: Fundamentals E, F, G, H, L1-2, M Read: Appendix 1B, 1C, 1D Do Problems: E 11, 13, 15, 19, 21, 23; F 1, 5, 7, 9, 11, 13; G 5, 7, 11, 15, 17; H 1, 3, 7, 11, 13; L 3, 5, 7; M 3, 7, 9, 11 After going through the readings & problems and attending the lectures & discussion groups, you should be able to: Convert units (e.g., Kelvin, Celsius and Fahrenheit). Define accuracy and precision. Use the correct number of significant figures. Use various means of representing molecules and write formulas from molecular structures.
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Unformatted text preview: • Write symbols for the elements, given their names, and vice versa. • Define a mole. • Convert between mass and moles. • Calculate the empirical formula of a compound from its mass percentage composition. • Determine the molecular formula of a compound from its empirical formula and its molar mass. • Calculate the molarity of a solute in solution, volume of solution, and mass of solute, given the other two quantities. • Balance chemical equations. • Understand and apply the concept of limiting reactant....
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2012 for the course CHEM 14A 142042200 taught by Professor Lavelle during the Spring '10 term at UCLA.

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