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CHEM 201,  Fall 2016

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Announcements:

(12/1/16)  The solutions to quiz 9 are now posted on the download page.

(11/28/16)  A new practice exam 3 that just contains types of questions that could be on your exam is now posted on the download page.

(11/26/16)  EXAM 3 is next FRIDAY, 12/2, 3 to 3:50 pm. The exam will consist of 20 multiple choice questions.  A detailed, newly updated, study guide is available on the "Download" page.  Note that due to schedule differences, a number of questions that are on the old quiz 3's, including the current practice exam, will NOT be on your exam 3 - see the study guide for the list of questions that could be on your exam.  I will post an updated practice exam on Monday. Also, anything on your quizzes could be on the exam, so please be sure to review those. The keys for quizzes 7 and 8 are now posted on the download page.

(11/10/16) Quiz 8 next week will cover lecture material discussed on last Friday and this Monday and Wednesday.  This includes the basics of an electrochemical cell, the shorthand notation for electrochemical cells, using Ezero values to calculate Ecells under standard conditions and delta Gzero values for the overall rxn occurring in the cell, and using Ezero values for deciding what is the best oxidizing/reducing agents.  There are some questions on this material on the second page of the old quiz 7's.  Question 1a on the old quiz 8's is also a possibility.  Other questions to study are Problem Set 10 #1, Chap. 21 # 27, 33 and 34.  There will not be any questions where you need to use the Nernst equation to calculate cell potentials under non-standard conditions on your quiz 8.

(11/2/16)  The average on exam 2 was 66 with a high score of 100 and a low score of 20.  The answer key to the exam as well as detailed worked outs solutions are now posted on the download page. Please check your exam against the key and let Dr. Smith know ASAP if there are any discrepancies with your score in Blackboard.

(10/26/16)  The key to quiz 6 is now posted on the download page.

(10/21/16)  EXAM 2 is next FRIDAY, 10/28, 3 to 3:50 pm. The exam will consist of 20 multiple choice questions.  A detailed study guide is available on the "Download" page along with a practice exam and old exam 2's.  Note that due to schedule differences, Questions like #5 and #6 on the practice exam, along with #14 and #15 on the F15 exam 2a, will not be on your exam.  It would also be a good idea to review the quizzes from this semester.  The keys for quizzes 4-5 are now posted on the download page.

Rooms for this exam are the same as for Exam 1.

(10/10/16) The worked out solutions to Exam 1 are now posted on the Download page.

(10/9/16)   The average on exam 1 was 71 with a high score of 100 and a low score of 10.  The answer key to the exam is now posted on the download page. Please check your exam against the key and let Dr. Smith know ASAP if there are any discrepancies with your score in Blackboard.

(9/28/16)   EXAM 1 is this FRIDAY, 9/30, 3 to 3:50 pm. The exam will consist of 20 multiple choice questions.  A detailed study guide is available on the "Download" page, along with a blank practice exam and worked out solutions to the practice exam.  It would also be a good idea to review the quizzes from this semester.  The keys for quizzes 1-3 are now posted on the download page.

For the exam you will need scantron form 20788 (light blue, 4"x11"), a pencil, an eraser (not needed if you never make a mistake) and a non-graphing, scientific calculator. 

Exam rooms:

AL 201: sections 2,3,4,6,7,10,13,16,17 and ENS 280: sections 1,5,8,9,11,14,15,18,19


(9/12/16)   The Chem 201 help room starts this week.  The hours are posted on the "Helproom" page. Also the "Downloads" page has been updated for this semester and some of the info on the "Contact" page has been corrected.

(8/29/16)  Welcome to the CHEM 201 website!

The first thing you want to do is start studying for the ion test:  Ion Test Info
The ion test will be given in your lab section on Wed/Thurs THIS week (8/31 or 9/1).   If you pass it the first time you will receive 5 extra credit points, which means you'll be starting the semester with an A+++.   So get out those flash cards and go to work!

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