Aluminum Oxide: Formula & Uses


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How would you classify the compound aluminum oxide?

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1. The compound aluminum oxide contains how many aluminum atoms and how many oxygen atoms?

2. Aluminum oxide can be used in organic chemistry as a _____ to transform alcohols into alkenes.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is aluminum oxide used for? How is it classified? You will need to be familiar with this type of information to correctly answer all of the questions you will find on this quiz/worksheet assessment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment is designed to measure your ability to:

  • State how aluminum oxide is classified
  • Recognize the number of oxygen and aluminum atoms in this compound
  • Describe what aluminum oxide can be used for in organic chemistry
  • Identify in what aluminum oxide is used to help with chemical resistance
  • Discuss the most common use of aluminum oxide

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the classification of aluminum oxide
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what aluminum oxide is most commonly used to produce
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the number of atoms in aluminum oxide and one of its applications in organic chemistry

Additional Learning

Expand your knowledge of this chemistry topic by using the lesson called Aluminum Oxide: Formula & Uses. You can expect to learn more about:

  • The charges that ions formed by aluminum and oxygen have
  • What the most common structural form of crystalline aluminum oxide is called
  • What the overall charge of a compound must always be equal to