Learning Outcomes for Chapter 1

  1. how to mathematically convert from one type of unit to another utilizing a set of conversion factors
  2. the names, formulas, and physical state of the first 10 alkanes
  3. Know which elements exist as diatomic molecules
  4. the MAIN Metric Prefixes for Chemistry Class as listed in section 10.2 of chembook - it's the last table there
  5. how to fully balance a chemical reaction and identify the coefficients
  6. how to do composition stoichiometry calculations - figuring out the percent of a specific element in a given compound
  7. how to do reaction stoichiometry calculations converting moles to moles and also moles to grams and grams to grams or anything else
  8. how to predict product amounts when given arbitrary amounts of reactants - limiting reactant problems (like #20 on HW01)

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