List and compare the distinctive properties of ionic and molecular compounds.
Write the Lewis structure for a polyatomic ion given the identity of the atoms combined and other appropriate information.
Describe the electron-sea model of metallic bonding, and explain why metals are good electrical conductors.
Explain why metal surfaces are shiny.
Explain why metals are malleable and ductile but ionic-crystalline compounds are not.
Explain VSEPR theory.
Predict the shapes of molecules or polyatomic ions using VSEPR theory.
Explain how the shapes of molecules are accounted for by hybridization theory.
Describe dipole-dipole forces, hydrogen bonding, induced dipoles, and London dispersion forces.
Explain what determines molecular polarity.
Chapter 7 Chemical Formulas and Chemical Compounds
Explain the significance of a chemical formula.
Determine the formula of an ionic compound formed between two given ions.
Name an ionic compound given its formula.
Using prefixes, name a binary molecular compound from its formula.
Write the formula of a binary molecular compound given its name.
Give the oxidation number for each element in the formula of a chemical compound.
Calculate the formula mass or molar mass of any given compound.
Use molar mass to convert between mass in grams and amount in moles of a chemical compound.
Calculate the number of molecules, formula units, or ions in a given molar amount of a chemical
Calculate the percentage composition of a given chemical compound.
Define empirical formula, and explain how the term applies to ionic and molecular compounds.
Determine an empirical formula from either a percentage or a mass composition.
Explain the relationship between the empirical formula and the molecular formula of a given compound.
Determine a molecular formula from an empirical formula.
Chapter 8 Chemical Equations and Reactions
List three observations that suggest that a chemical reaction has taken place.
List three requirements for a correctly written chemical equation.
Write a word equation and a formula equation for a given chemical reaction.
Balance a formula equation by inspection.
Define and give general equations for synthesis, decomposition, single-replacement, and double-
Classify a reaction as synthesis, decomposition, single-replacement, double-replacement, or combustion.
List three types of synthesis reactions and six types of decomposition reaction.
List four types of single-replacement reactions and three types of double-replacement reactions.
Predict the products of simple reactions given the reactants.
Explain the significance of an activity series.
Use an activity series to predict whether a given reaction will occur and what the products will be.
Chapter 9 Stoichiometry
Describe the importance of the mole ratio in stoichiometric calculations.
Write a mole ratio relating two substances in a chemical equation.