CHM1311/1711 (Fall 2018)

CHM 1311/1711 Midterm and Final Exam Review Sessions.

Your instructor is a Ph.D. graduate from the University of Ottawa specializing in chemistry. With expert guidance you will be able to dissect the complexity of the problems given in your midterms and final exam. Stoichiometry will become second nature. You will apply the correct equation to get the appropriate answer. The feeling of an overwhelming course will disappear through expert guidance and you will become an expert yourself!

Session Instructor
ABDULLAH AKBAR, PHD
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Final Exam

(divided into FOUR sessions)

$35

for 3.5-Hours

Stoichiometry, Redox Balancing and Gas Law

Review Session Details
  • Learn to convert between volume, mass, moles and number of molecules/atoms
  • Understand how to calculate for molarity, molality, mole fractions and percent solutions
  • Nomenclature for oxyanions (ex. ClO2-) and their charges
  • Understand the important stoichiometric concepts for the exam
  • Learn how to find theoretical/actual yield, limiting reagent, empirical formula and molecular formula
  • Know when/how to use partial pressures (for reaction "over water" as well)
  • Use PV = nRT to solve for stoichiometric variables (i.e. density, molecular weight, applying limiting reagents to find maximum yield of gas etc.)
  • Be able to solve problems dealing with the kinetic molecular theory (KMT)
  • Determine oxidation states and balance redox reactions in acidic and basic mediums

CHM1311-Final Exam-Stoichiometry, Redox Balancing and Gas Law

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November 30, 2018 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM

$35

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General Equilibrium, Buffers and Solubility (Ksp)

Tutoring Session Details
  • This review session will focus on answering EXAM type questions for the following topics:
  • Under how to dissociate acids/bases in aqueous solutions (Ka and Kb)
  • Find the concentrations of [H3O+] and [OH-] at equilibrium
  • Calculate percent ionization of various solutes
  • Find concentrations of all species for polyprotic acids 
  • Relate pOH, pH, pKa, pKb, Ka, Kb and Kw
  • Understand titration curves and how they relate to pH of solutions
  • Breakdown the buffer questions (know how to apply the Henderson–Hasselbalch equation)
  • Calculate the ratio of Conjugates to their acid/base
  • Using the Buffer equation to solve buffer questions
  • Titration using strong acid/base calculations

CHM1311/1711: Acid-Base, Titration and Buffers

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Date

December 13, 2019 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM

$35

for 3.5-Hours

Kinetics, Energy and Thermodynamics

Tutoring Session Details
  • This review session will focus on answering EXAM type questions for the following topics:
  • Create and interpret rate equations from experimental/graphical data
  • Derive rate laws from reaction mechanisms
  • Solve for rate constants, reaction times, various reactant concentrations using integrated rate laws
  • Use the Arrhenius equation for temperature dependant reactions
  • Equations used to solve for heat and work (∆E = q + w)
  • Drawing energy diagrams for ∆H and ∆E
  • Find ∆E/∆H using bond energies
  • Using heats of formation of reactants and products to solve for ∆H
  • Understand how to solve calorimeter problems in different conditions
  • Learn to solve for the molar solubility of various solutes in water using Ksp
  • Apply the theory of "common ion effect" in Ksp problems
  • Understand how to assess a solution's saturation using Q and Ksp

CHM1311/1711: Kinetics, Energy and Thermodynamics

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Date

October 2, 2020 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM

$35

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Atoms, Light and Chemical Bonding

Tutoring Session Details
  • This review session will focus on answering EXAM type questions for the following topics: 
  • The relationship between frequency, wavelength and photon energy
  • Review important equations for dealing with the fundamental aspects of light
  • Calculate energies of electrons in hydrogen atoms and working with energy-level diagrams
  • Anomalies in transition metal electron configuration 
  • Learn to write valid sets of quantum numbers (n, l, ml, ms) for various electrons
  • Drawing atomic orbitals (s, p, d, f) and their respective structures
  • Draw energy diagrams for bonding and anti-bonding orbital for monoatomic and diatomic atoms
  • Drawing Lewis structures in 3D and providing atom hybridization 

CHM1311/1711: Atoms, Light and Chemical Bonding

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October 20, 2020 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Midterm 2

(divided into THREE sessions)

$35

for 3-Hours

Kinetics of Chemical Reactions

Tutoring Session Details
  • Create and interpret rate equations from experimental/graphical data
  • Understand zero, first and second order rate laws
  • Obtain rate constants (k) from experimental/graphical data
  • Have the ability to quickly obtain rate and rate constant units
  • Derive rate laws from reaction mechanisms
  • Solve for rate constants, reaction times, various reactant concentrations using integrated rate laws
  • Use the Arrhenius equation for temperature dependant reactions
  • Many examples from midterms administered at uOttawa!

CHM1311/1711: Kinetics of Chemical Reactions

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  • Create and interpret rate equations from experimental/graphical data
  • Obtain rate constants (k) from experimental/graphical data
  • Have the ability to quickly obtain rate and rate constant units
  • Write rate laws for chemical reactions, with a focus on zero, first and second order
  • Derive rate laws from reaction mechanisms
  • Solve for rate constants, reaction times, various substrate concentrations using integrated rate laws
  • Use the Arrhenius equation for temperature dependant reactions
  • Many examples from midterms administered at uOttawa!
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Date

November 15, 2019 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM

$35

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Equilibria and Acid/Base Chemistry

Tutoring Session Details
  • Equilibrium constants (Keq) to rate constants (k)
  • Keq versus Q (use these variables to assess direction and spontaneity of reaction)
  • Applying La Chatelier’s principle
  • Solve simple & complex equilibria questions (i.e via ICE tables and the appropriate stoichiometry)
  • Express solubility of ions in an equilibrium using Ksp
  • Use ICE tables to solve simple & complex Ksp questions
  • Calculate the solubility limit of ion in the presence of a common ion
  • Solubility of ions in acidic and basic conditions
  • Many examples from midterms administered at uOttawa!

CHM1311/1711: General and Acid-Base Equilibrium

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  • Keq versus Q (use these variables to assess direction and spontaneity of reaction)
  • Applying La Chatelier’s principle
  • Solve simple & complex equilibria questions (i.e via ICE tables and the appropriate stoichiometry)
  • Understand and solve for pH, pOH, Ka, Kb and Kw
  • Learn how to approach and solve buffer questions
  • Learn to read and plot titration graphs
  • Solve titration-based questions
  • Many examples from midterms administered at uOttawa!
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Date

November 23, 2019 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM

$35

for 3-Hours

Buffers and
Solubility Equilibrium

Tutoring Session Details
  • Know which acids/bases are strong/weak
  • Understand and solve for pH, pOH, Ka, Kb and Kw
  • Obtain concentrations of acids, bases and conjugates at equilibrium
  • Understand equilibrium of polyprotic acids
  • Understand the Henderson-Hasselbalch (HH) equation
  • Learn how to approach and solve buffer questions
  • Learn to read and plot titration graphs
  • Obtain an acid's pKa from a titration graph
  • Find the pH at various points in a titration curve
  • Many examples from midterms administered at uOttawa!

CHM1311/1711: Ionic Solubility (Ksp) and Buffers

$35.00

  • Express solubility of ions in an equilibrium using Ksp
  • Use ICE tables to solve simple & complex Ksp questions
  • Calculate the solubility limit of ion in the presence of a common ion
  • Use stoichiometry (i.e. mass, moles, concentration) to obtain equilibrium values/variables
  • Know the conditions for aqueous solubility and where the equilibrium lies (Ksp vs Q)
  • Solubility of ions in acidic and basic conditions
  • Calculate how much precipitate was formed when two aqueous solutions are mixed
  • Many examples from midterms administered at uOttawa!
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Date

November 17, 2019 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Midterm 1

(choose the appropriate sessions for your professor)

$35

for 3-Hours

Stoichiometry and Redox

Review Session Details
  • Each student will receive a Related Problems Set and Previous Midterms Package.
  • Periodic table trends (i.e. electron affinity, electronegativity, atom size)
  • Learn a simple method for conversion between variable like volume, mass, moles and number of molecules/atoms
  • Calculating with Molarity and Molality
  • Know when to use c1v1 = c2v2 for a dilution question
  • Finding the limiting reagent for chemical reactions
  • Know when to use an ICE table in certain stoichiometry questions
  • Solving empirical and molecular formulas using assignment/midterm examples
  • Calculating excess left over reactants and percent yield
  • Determine oxidation states and balance redox reactions in acidic and basic mediums

CHM1311/CHM1711: Stoichiometry and Redox Chemistry

$35.00

  • Understand composition of atoms and calculate atomic volume
  • Apply the fundamentals of light equations to midterm-like problems
  • Interpret/draw absorption and emission light spectra (i.e. energy-level diagrams)
  • Calculate energies of electrons in hydrogen atoms
  • Learn to identify and understand trends of the periodic table (i.e. electron affinity, atom radius and ionization energy)
  • Understand the Born-Haber cycle to predict energy change of a reaction
  • Get a clear understanding of atomic orbitals (s, p, d, f) and their respective structures
  • Learn to use the periodic table to write simplified and expanded electron configurations
  • Understand bonding and antibonding orbital and learn to identify/draw them
  • Draw orbital energy diagrams
  • Write out a description of size (s), shape (l) and orientation (ml) of an electron using quantum numbers
  • Steps and technique will be explained for molecular shapes using VSEPR
  • Many examples from midterms administered at uOttawa
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Date

September 28, 2020 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM

$35

for 3-Hours

Ideal and Non-ideal Gas Law

Review Session Details
  • Each student will receive a Related Problems Set and Previous Midterms Package.

  • Breakdown the PV = nRT formula 
  • Learn to use appropriate gas units and constants
  • Solve simple & complex ideal gas law questions
  • Use PV = nRT to solve for stoichiometric variables (i.e. density, molecular weight, applying limiting reagents to find maximum yield of gas etc.)
  • Know when/how to use partial pressures
  • Using gas law to predict qualitative observations (ex. container will expand)
  • Be able to solve problems dealing with the kinetic molecular theory (KMT)

CHM1311/CHM1711: Gas Law and KMT

$35.00

  • Define and understand where the ideal gas law comes from and when to use it!
  • Solve simple & complex ideal gas law questions
  • Use PV = nRT to solve for stoichiometric variables (i.e. density, molecular weight, applying limiting reagents to find maximum yield of gas etc.)
  • Know when/how to use partial pressures
  • Know when the non-ideal gas law will apply and the variables in the Van Der Waals equation
  • Learn to qualitatively understand patterns at different conditions
  • Be able to solve problems dealing with the kinetic molecular theory (KMT)
  • Many examples from midterms administered at uOttawa!
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Date

September 30, 2020 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM, October 19, 2020 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM

$35

for 3-Hours

Energy and Thermodynamics

Tutoring Session Details
  • Each student will receive a Related Problems Set and Previous Midterms Package.

  • Under the first law of thermodynamics (∆E = q + w)
  • Define an equation for work and heat
  • Understand how to find the "system" and "surrounding"
  • Have the ability to draw energy diagrams for ∆H and ∆E
  • Assess spontaneity of a chemical reaction based on ∆E or ∆G
  • Find ∆E using bond energies
  • Finding standard change in Enthlapy of a reaction via formation of reactant and products
  • Solve calorimeter problems in different conditions

CHM1311/CHM1711: Energy and Thermodynamics

$35.00

  • Ensure you understand the basics from 1st and 2nd law of thermodynamics
  • Understand what Enthalpy, Entropy and Gibbs energy are
  • Have the ability to draw energy diagrams for DH, DS and DG
  • Assess spontaneity of a chemical reaction
  • Relating Gibbs energy to chemical equilibrium
  • Finding standard Enthlapy, Entropy and Gibbs energy via formation of reactant and products (i.e. Hess’s Law)
  • Solve calorimeter problems in different conditions
  • Many examples from midterms administered at uOttawa!
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Date

November 24, 2019 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM

$35

for 3-Hours

Atoms, Light and Chemical Bonding

Review Session Details
  • Each student will receive a Related Problems Set and Previous Midterms Package. 
  • Apply the fundamentals of light equations to midterm-like problems
  • Interpret/draw absorption and emission light spectra (i.e. energy-level diagrams)
  • Calculate energies of electrons in hydrogen atoms
  • Get a clear understanding of atomic orbitals (s, p, d, f) and their respective structures
  • Learn to use the periodic table to write simplified and expanded electron configurations
  • Understand bonding and antibonding orbitals and learn to identify/draw them
  • Draw orbital energy diagrams (ex. CF, N2)
  • Write out a description of size (s), shape (l) and orientation (ml) of an electron using quantum numbers
  • Steps and technique will be explained for molecular shapes using VSEPR

CHM1311/CHM1711: Midterm 1: Atoms, Lights and Chemical Bonding

$35.00

  • Understand composition of atoms and calculate atomic volume
  • Apply the fundamentals of light equations to midterm-like problems
  • Interpret/draw absorption and emission light spectra (i.e. energy-level diagrams)
  • Calculate energies of electrons in hydrogen atoms
  • Learn to identify and understand trends of the periodic table (i.e. electron affinity, atom radius and ionization energy)
  • Understand the Born-Haber cycle to predict energy change of a reaction
  • Get a clear understanding of atomic orbitals (s, p, d, f) and their respective structures
  • Learn to use the periodic table to write simplified and expanded electron configurations
  • Understand bonding and antibonding orbital and learn to identify/draw them
  • Draw orbital energy diagrams
  • Write out a description of size (s), shape (l) and orientation (ml) of an electron using quantum numbers
  • Steps and technique will be explained for molecular shapes using VSEPR
  • Many examples from midterms administered at uOttawa
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Date

October 20, 2019 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM