Chemistry 103 ~ Chapter 2 Skills Summary: Atoms and Molecules
To demonstrate mastery of Chapter 2 Skills, students should be able to:
Given the symbol of a common element, state its name (and correct spelling).
Given the name of a common element, provide
Chemistry 103 ~ Chapter 5 Skills Summary: Chemical Reactions
To demonstrate mastery of Chapter 5 Skills, students should be able to:
Given a chemical equation describing a reaction, BALANCE the chemical equation by placing numerical coefficients in front
CHM 103 ~ Old Exam Questions relevant to Seager Chapter 5
1. Balance each of the following chemical equations:
CHM 103 ~ Old Exam Questions relevant to Seager Chapter 6 (States of Matter)
= 372 +
1. a) The boiling point temperature of a molecular compound is directly related to the strength of the attractive forces that
the molecules us
CHM 103 ~ Old Exam Questions relevant to Seager Chapter 4
Electronegativity Values of Select Non-Metal Elements:
1. The table salt that you buy at the grocery store is typically iodized salt, m
Chemistry 103 ~ Chapter 4 Skills Summary: Forces Between Particles
To demonstrate mastery of Chapter 4 Skills, students should be able to:
Explain that although the identity of an atom is determined by the number of protons in the nucleus of that atom, th
CHM 103 ~ Old Exam Questions for Chapter 2
When working calculations, be sure to show your work COMPLETELY, with units, and express your answer
with units, and to the appropriate number of significant figures/decimal places. No credit will be given for
CHM 103 ~ Chapter 1 Skills Summary:
Matter, Measurements, and Calculations
To demonstrate mastery of Chapter 1 Skills, students should be able to:
Explain what it means to study chemistry: the study of
The physical and chemical properties of matter,
CHM 103 ~ Old Exam Questions for Seager Chapter 3
1. Consider the third energy level (shell) of an atom.
a) How many subshells (types of orbitals) does it contain? _
b) What are these subshells called? (What letters are used to represent them?) _
c) How m
CHM 103 ~ Chapter 3 Skills Summary:
Electronic Structure and the Periodic Law
To demonstrate mastery of Chapter 3 Skills, students should be able to:
State the Periodic Law: When the elements are arranged in order of increasing atomic number, elements wit
CHM 103 ~ Old Exam Questions relevant to Seager Chapter 7 (Solutions)
! ! = ! !
1. Consider the compounds urea and ammonium chloride.
Urea is the first organic compound synthesized in a chemical laborat
One Page Lesson: Rules for assessing the Significant Figures in a provided measurement
1. All non-zero numbers are significant.
12.1231 has six significant figures.
2. Zeros between non-zero numbers are significant.
1003.003 has seven significant figures.
Chemistry 103 ~ Chapter 6 Skills Summary:
The States of Matter
To demonstrate mastery of Chapter 6 Skills, students should be able to:
Use the Kinetic Molecular Model to explain the properties of gases,
liquids and solids:
Matter is made up of tiny partic
One Page Lesson: The TWO Rules for using Significant Figures in Calculations
1. When multiplying or dividing:
Your final result cannot have any more significant figures than the value with the fewest significant figures used
in the calculation.
Chemistry 103 ~ Seager Chapter 7 Skills Summary:
Solutions and Colloids
To demonstrate mastery of Chapter 7 Skills, students should be able to:
Explain what a solution is (a homogeneous mixture, with the components present as atoms, ions, or molecules).
CHM 103 ~ Old Exam Questions relevant to Chapter 8
1. According to the collision theory of molecular kinetics, there are FIVE factors that affect the rate of a chemical reaction.
Name and thoroughly explain each of these factors (in terms of the movement
Chemistry 103 ~ Chapter 8 Skills Summary:
Reaction Rates and Equilibrium
To demonstrate mastery of Chapter 8 Skills, students should be able to:
Explain what is meant by Chemical Kinetics the study of:
The rates of chemical reactions
The factors that affe
Chemistry 103 ~ Chapter 9 Skills Summary: Acids, Bases, and Salts
To demonstrate mastery of Chapter 9 Skills, students should be able to:
Explain the Arrhenius definitions of an acid and base:
An acid is a molecular substance that ionizes in water to pro
The Elements and their symbols on the Periodic Table Need To Know in BOLD