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Students Will Review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in a chemical compounds unit of a standard physical chemistry course. Topics covered include:
- Ionic compounds
- Simply binary, transition metal and polyatomic ion compounds
- Binary and polyatomic compounds
- Covalent compounds
1. Ions: Predicting Formation, Charge, and Formulas of Ions
Learn how ions are formed using the octet rule. Use the periodic table to predict the charge an atom will have when it becomes an ion. Learn whether an ion is a cation or anion and how to write the formula depending on what charge the ion has.
2. Ionic Compounds: Formation, Lattice Energy and Properties
In this lesson, you'll learn about ionic compounds and how they form. Additionally, you'll learn the properties of ionic compounds, such as their high melting and boiling points, their ability to conduct electricity, and the fact that they form crystals.
3. Naming Ionic Compounds: Simple Binary, Transition Metal & Polyatomic Ion Compounds
An important part of dealing with chemical compounds is knowing how to refer to them. Learn how to name all ionic compounds, including simple binary compounds, compounds containing transition metals and compounds containing polyatomic ions.
4. Writing Ionic Compound Formulas: Binary & Polyatomic Compounds
In this lesson, you will learn how to write the chemical formulas for both binary ionic compounds and polyatomic ionic compounds when you are given only the name of the compound. You will see that it is actually quite simple when you learn the steps described in this lesson.
5. Covalent Compounds: Properties, Naming & Formation
Learn about covalent bonds, how covalent compounds are formed and the properties inherent to covalent compounds, such as low melting and boiling points, in this lesson. Also, learn what rules to follow to name simple covalent compounds.
6. Creating Mixtures by Combining Elements & Compounds
Do you really know what's in your tap water? It's not just water - it's a mixture of many different things. In fact, most things are mixtures of different elements and compounds that are physically joined together.
7. Creating Solutions by Combining Elements & Compounds
When elements and compounds physically combine, we get mixtures. But sometimes we can't tell just by looking at something that it's a mixture because the components are so well mixed. When this happens, we have solutions.
8. Understanding the Relationships between Elements, Molecules & Compounds
Everything on Earth is made of atoms, and sometimes they combine to form new groups of atoms. The sky is the limit when it comes to these combinations, which account for the vast number of things we find in our natural world.
9. What Are Chromophores & Auxochromes? - Definitions & Types
This lesson explains the parts of a molecule responsible for color: chromophores and auxochromes. Chromophores and auxochromes are defined and identified, and examples of both are given.
10. What is a Haworth Projection? - Definition, Formula & Examples
We often need simple ways to depict molecules while still keeping the important information such as stereochemistry of the bonds. Haworth projections do this with cyclic sugar molecules.
11. Newman Projections, Sawhorse Representations & Wedge & Dash Models
By looking at something from multiple perspectives we can understand different things about it. In this lesson we will learn about the Newman projections, the sawhorse representations, and the wedge and dash models for representing chemical molecules.
12. What is Sodium Bisulfite? - Formula, Calculation & Hazards
Sodium bisulfite is an inorganic salt that is also known as sodium hydrogen sulfite. In this lesson, we'll go through how its formula is determined, calculate its molar mass and discuss any potential hazards associated with it.
13. Alkenyl Halide: Structure, Synthesis, Reactions & Examples
In this lesson we will learn what an alkenyl halide is, how they are made, and how they can be used. We will look at specific examples of the reactions to form alkenyl halides.
14. Organic & Inorganic Azides: Definition, Reactions & Uses
In this lesson, we will be learning about both organic and inorganic azides by discussing their definition, what unique reactions they can be utilized for, and finally, some of the important applications they find use in.
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