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Unit 1, Quiz #1
2018-19



Your first quiz of the course will be on Friday, September 7 and cover material from Chapters 2 and 3 of the textbook. Quiz questions will target the following objectives.


  1. The student should understand basic principles of measurement, the most important of which pertains to obtaining a measurement to the proper precision by including an uncertain digit with all the certain digits. This also includes an understanding of significant digits in both measurement and mathematical processes

    Resources: Chapter 2.1-5 Reading Guide (pp. 3-4); WebAssign; Expressing Measured Quantities (pp. 5-6 of Packet); Measurement Lab



  2. The student should be able to use equivalency statements to create conversion factors and use such conversion factors to perform conversions.

    Resources: Chapter 2.6-8 Reading Guide (pp. 7-8); WebAssign; Converting Quantities (pp. 9-10 of Packet)



  3. The student should be able to determine the density of an object from laboratory measurements.

    Resources: Chapter 2.6-8 Reading Guide (pp. 7-8); Density Practice (pp. 11-12 of Packet); Lab FC3 and Lab FC4



  4. The student should be able to use the definitions of chemical and physical properties and chemical and physical changes in order to identify properties and changes as being either chemical or physical in nature.

    Resources: Chapter 3.1-2 Reading Guide (pp. 13-14); WebAssign; Chemical versus Physical (pp. 15-17 of Packet)



  5. The student should be able to distinguish between pure substances and mixtures, between elements and compounds, and between homogeneous mixtures and heterogeneous mixtures and use such distinctions to classify samples of matter.

    Resources: Chapter 3.3-5 Reading Guide; WebAssign; Classifications of Matter (p. 18 of Packet)



  6. The student should understand the logic that underlies the procedure of the Hey Sugar! Lab. (Lab FC4)






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