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Unformatted text preview: ek only and must be completed during the scheduled lab period. No make‐up labs are allowed! After each experiment, complete all calculations and answer all of the post‐lab questions. Additional Canvas assignments will also due after most experiments. Completed lab reports are due by the start of lab the week after the completion of each experiment. Lab reports submitted during the lab will be penalized 10%, and lab reports submitted after the scheduled lab period will be penalized 10% per day. Quizzes: Short quizzes will be given in class to review previously covered material. Please bring a basic scientific calculator to class each session. Quizzes will be given on the Fridays when no exams are scheduled. No makeup quizzes will be given, but the lowest quiz score will be dropped. Exams: Four exams will be given (see the CHEM 161 Schedule for exam dates). Make‐up exams will be allowed for excused absences (e.g. illness with a doctor’s note) as determined by the instructor. No exam will be dropped or replaced. Final Exam: The final exam will be the American Chemical Society Exam for 1st Term General Chemistry, which is comprehensive and covers all material presented during the quarter. The final exam will be a 70‐item multiple‐choice test requiring a Scantron form. CHEM 161 Syllabus Fall 2013 p. 3 of 4 Grading/Evaluation The course grade will be determined from the following: Homework: 5% Quizzes: 10% Exams: 50% Final Exam: 15% Lab: 20% using the following grade scale: 87‐89%=3.2‐3.4 (B+) 77‐79%=2.2‐2.4 (C+) 60‐69%=1.0 (D) 95%=4.0 (A) 84‐86%=2.9‐3.1 (B) 74‐76%=1.9‐2.1 (C) <60%=0.0 (F) 90‐94%=3.5‐3.9 (A‐) 80‐83%=2.5‐2.8 (B‐) 70‐73%=1.5‐1.8 (C‐) Students must withdraw from the class (“W” on transcript) or change to audit (“N”) or “No Credit” (NC) on or before November 15th. NC’s are only granted to students who are currently earning a 75% or higher for acceptable reasons as determined by the instructor. No NC’s will be granted after the 10th week. Note that while an NC will not affect your GPA here at Seattle Central, many universities consider NC to be “No Credit” and equivalent to...
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