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First Five for January 26 and 27

STOICHIOMETRY! How many grams of oxygen are need to burn 360 grams of glucose?  C6H12O6  +  6 O2   →  6 CO2 + 6 H2O

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First Five for January 24 and 25

Balance each of the following equations:   1.         ____ C3H8 + ____O2  →     ____CO2 + ____ H2O   2.        ____ P4 + ____ O2  →    ____ P2O5   3.        ____ AlBr3 + ____ Cl2   →     ____ AlCl3 + ____ Br2   4.        ____ H2

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First Five for January 23

Match the descriptors at left with the appropriate particle(s) on the right. Descriptors: Mass# = 1 Mass# = 0 Positive Negative Neutral found in the nucleus found outside the nucleus Electron Proton Neutron

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First Five for January 19 and 20

Identify each of the following isotopes by the name – mass # format:      8 protons, 9 neutrons, 8 electrons      80 protons, 120 neutrons, 80 electrons      38 protons, 46 neutrons, 38 electrons Identify the element class

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First Five for January 17 & 18

Complete the following conversion problems: 1. How many moles of methane are in a 96 gram sample of methane, CH4? 2. What is the mass, in grams,  of the sample 0.25 moles of methane?

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First Five for January 12 and 13

Identify the missing particle in the following equation. What type of decay is taking place? Identify the particle formed when an atom of aluminum-28 undergoes beta decay.

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First Five for January 10 and 11

Draw Lewis electron dot structures for the following diatomic molecules: Hydrogen (H2), nitrogen (N2), Oxygen (O2), Fluorine (F2)  

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First Five for January 9

Match the vocabulary term on top with the definition below. Theory, Hypothesis, Experiment, Observations _____________________Information obtained through the senses _____________________A well tested explanation for a broad set of observations _____________________A proposed explanation for an observation _____________________A repeatable procedure that is used to test

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First Five for December 8 and 9

Draw Lewis electron dot structures for the following diatomic molecules: H2 O2 Cl2 N2

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First Five for December 6 and 7

Write the electron configuration notation and the Lewis dot notation for an atom of sulfur (S), atomic number 16. Name two other nonmetals that would have the same number of valence electrons. Write the electron configuration notation for a sulfide

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