Skyline College A.J. Bates Professor of Chemistry

     Chemistry 234 - Organic Chemistry 1 - Spring 2015

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CHEM 234 Lecture Notes, Homework & Readings

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Reading & Textbook Problem Assignments Lecture Notes Outlines, Reference, Animations & Tutorials Molecular Modeling & Extra Practice Worksheets Current Semester
Quiz & Exam Answer Keys
Previous Semester Exams & Review Materials

 

Sapling Online Homework (Problem Sets): https://www.saplinglearning.com/
Online Homework will be handled through the Sapling online Homework system. Please follow the link above to create an account, register in the course, and access you problem sets.

 

Reading & Textbook Problem Assignments

  • Chapter 1 - Structure & Bonding
    • Ch. 1 Reading Problems: 1-36
    • Ch. 1 End-of-Chapter Problems: 37-42,44-47,49-61,63cd,64e,67,69-85,88
  • Chapter 3 - Intermolecular Forces & Functional Groups
    • Ch. 3 Reading Problems: 1-13,20
    • Ch. 3 End-of-Chapter Problems: 21-23,26-30,32-35,38-43,45,47,48
  • Chapter 2 - Acids & Bases
    • Ch. 2 Reading Problems: 1-32
    • Ch. 2 End-of-Chapter Problems: 33-69
      • All of these problems are applicable to our study of acids and bases. I recommend working 2-3 problems under each section heading, checking your answers. If more practice is needed, work other questions in those sections.
    • Ch. 2 Callenge Problem: 70,73,74
  • Chapter 4 - Alkanes
    • Ch. 4 Reading Problems: 2-4,6-11,13,14,16,18,19,21-32
    • Ch. 4 End-of-Chapter Problems: 35,36,39achkm,41,44,47-52,54-59,61-63,65,66,74
    • Ch. 4 Extra Practice Problems: 60
  • Chapter 5 - Stereochemistry
    • Ch. 5 Reading Problems: 2-27
    • Ch. 5 End-of-Chapter & Extra Practice Problems: 34-40,44,46-48,54-58,59-62
  • Chapter 6 - Reaction Energetics & Kinetics
    • Ch. 6 Reading Problems: 1-23
    • Ch. 6 End-of-Chapter & Extra Practice Problems:
      24-28,32abc,35abdf,36ac,37,40,41,43,45
  • Chapter 7 - Alkyl Halides and Nucleophilic Substitution
    • Sections 7.1-7.12
      • Ch. 7 Reading Problems: 1-23
      • Ch. 7 End-of-Chapter & Extra Practice Problems: 42-46,49,54,57,59
    • NEW for Exam #4 (Sections 7.13-end)
      • Ch. 7 Reading Problems: 26-41
      • Ch. 7 End-of-Chapter & Extra Practice Problems: TBA

 

 

Lecture Notes Outlines, Lecture Information, Reference Materials, Animations, & Tutorials
Powerpoint slides handouts are outlines of some lecture notes only. Many of the notes for the course will only be presented in lecture.

  • Topic 2: Acid-Base Chemistry - Chapter 2
    • Powerpoint Slides
      • Acid-Base Chemistry, Part 1
      • Acid-Base Chemistry, Part 2 was presented as board notes only.
    • Reference Handouts
      • pKa Chart (updated)
        • Note: A very similar version was provided in lecture. This includes updates discussed in lecture.
  • Topic 4: Stereochemistry - Chapter 5
  • Topic 5: Reactions, Thermodynamics, and Kinetics - Chapter 6
    • Powerpoint Slides
    • Reference Handouts
      • Average Bond Dissociation Energies
        • This table is useful for the worksheet and will be provided on the exams
        • For book problems, use Table 6.2 in the text
        • For Sapling Problems, use the Sapling Tables (linked to questions)

  • Topic 6: Substitution Reactions - Chapter 7
    • Powerpoint Slides
      • Notes presented on the board in lecture
    • Reference Handouts
      • Please check back

  • Topic 7: Elimination Reactions - Chapter 8
    • Powerpoint Slides
      • Notes presented on the board in lecture
    • Reference Handouts
      • Please check back
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Molecular Modeling & Extra Practice Worksheets
These include selected problems on topics being studied, including problems from old exams.

General Chemistry Bonding Review:

  1. Electron Dot Structures 1 - Answer Key
  2. Electron Dot Structures 2 - Answer Key
  3. VSEPR - Answer Key
  4. Polarity - Answer Key
  5. Isomers - Answer Key

 

Molecular Modeling Activities:

  1. Isomers (activity only - no answer key)
  2. Alkanes - Newman Projections A Answer Key
  3. Chair ConformationsAnswer Key
  4. Stereoisomers Answer Key

 

Extra Practice Worksheets:

  1. Bonding 1Answer Key
  2. Bonding 1AAnswer Key
  3. Bonding 1BAnswer Key

  4. Acid-Base Chemistry 1Answer Key
  5. Acid-Base Chemistry 1AAnswer Key
  6. Acid-Base Chemistry 2Answer Key

  7. Alkane Nomenclature 1Answer Key (corrected)
  8. Newman Projections 1 Answer Key
         Nomenclature for Q3 is NOT required.
         Clarification to #1 answer: The conformation
         depicted in the bond-line formula is conformer C.
  9. Chair Conformations 1Answer Key (corrected)
  10. Conformations 1 Answer Key #1Answer Key #2

  11. Stereochemistry 1 Answer Key
  12. Stereochemistry 2Answer Key
  13. Stereochemistry 3Answer Key
  14. Stereochemistry 4Answer Key
  15. Stereochemistry 5Answer Key

  16. Bond Dissociation Energies 1Answer Key

  17. Substitution 1Answer Key
 

 

Current Semester Quiz & Exams Answer Keys

 

 

Previous Semester Exams & Other Exam Review Materials
The exams are for reference only. Topics on a given exam number may not match this semeter, as we are using a different text and the order of presentation will likely be different. Exam length and perceived difficulty of questions may also vary. Topics guides are not necessarily a complete listing of all topics that may be covered on a particular exam, but do list topics of emphasis.