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Series: Coll Chemistry I: Formulas-Reactions-Stoichiometry

About this Series

  • Lessons: 6
  • Total Time: 2h 49m
  • Use: Watch Online & Download
  • Access Period: Unlimited
  • Created At: 10/22/2009
  • Last Updated At: 07/20/2010

This five-lesson series focuses on formulas, reactions, and stoichiometry. We'll start by looking at the manner in which chemical formulas are computed, as well as combustion train analysis is covered. Then, differences are shown between calculation of molecular (true) formulas and empirical (simplest) formulas. Calculations are demonstrated using balanced chemical equations (Stochiometry). Next, a simple way to perform stoichiometric calculations from multiple equations is demonstrated. The lesson concludes with limiting and excess reagents, as well as percent yield calculations. The next lesson looks at decomposition reactions, simple combination reactions and rules for predicting each. The fifth lesson examines the relationship between the range of oxidation states and likely compound formed. Products formed in combination reactions involving oxides and water, as well as single replacement reactions are predicted. The final lesson in this series covers important reactions that produce hydrogen and reactions that produce oxygen.

In addition to the video lessons included in this series, you will also get access to lesson-specific note guides that can be viewed and downloaded once this lesson is purchased. These lessons are part of a full course, College Chemistry I (Inorganic) that is available through MindBites or in DVD format from the Chemistry Professor

About this Author

Sandra Etheridge
Sandra Etheridge
194 lessons

Sandra Y. Etheridge, Ph.D., is a Professor Emerita. She received her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership with emphasis in curriculum development in Chemistry from Florida State University in 1982, MAT in Teaching Chemistry from Duke University in 1963, and a BS in Chemistry at Limestone College in 1962. In addition to her education, she studied Nuclear Magnetic Resonance and InfraRed Spectroscopy at the University of West Florida.

Professional Experience:

1983-2009 Developed distance education video, etc. courses in chemistry.
1993-2003 Chair Division of Natural Sciences, Gulf Coast State College
1984-2003 Professor of Chemistry, Gulf Coast State College
1967-1983 Assistant Professor of...

Lessons Included

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