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     Chemistry 234 - Organic Chemistry 1 - Spring 2016

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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.

 

Organic Chemistry, by Janice Smith - Reading & Textbook Problem Assignments

  • Chapter 1 - Structure & Bonding
    • 4th edition:
      • Ch. 1 Reading Problems: 1-36
      • Ch. 1 End-of-Chapter Problems: 37-61,63cd,64e,67,69-85,88
    • 3rd edition:
      • Ch. 1 Reading Problems: 1-38
      • Ch. 1 End-of-Chapter Problems: 39-61,63cd,64e,67,69-87,89

  • Chapter 2 - Acids & Bases
    • 4th & 3rd editions:
      • 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.
    • 4th ed. Ch. 2 Challenge Problems: 70,73,74
    • 3rd ed. Ch. 2 Challenge Problems: 71,72
  • Chapter 3 - Intermolecular Forces & Functional Groups
    • 4th edition:
      • Ch. 3 Reading Problems: 1-13,20
      • Ch. 3 End-of-Chapter Problems: 21-23,26-30,32-35,38-43,45,47,48
    • 3rd edition correlations
  • Chapter 4 - Alkanes
    • 4th edition:
      • 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
    • 3rd edition correlations

4th ed. assignments only below - will be updated to include the 3rd edition

  • Chapter 5 - Stereochemistry
    • 4th edition:
      • Ch. 5 Reading Problems: 2-27
      • Ch. 5 End-of-Chapter & Extra Practice Problems: 34-40,44,46-48,54-58,59-62
    • 3rd edition correlations
  • Chapter 6 - Reaction Energetics & Kinetics
    • 4th edition:
      • Ch. 6 Reading Problems: 1-23
      • Ch. 6 End-of-Chapter & Extra Practice Problems:
        24-28,32abc,35abdf,36ac,37,40,41,43,45
    • 3rd edition correlations
  • Chapter 7 - Alkyl Halides and Nucleophilic Substitution
    • 4th edition:
      • 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
      • Sections 7.13-end
        • Ch. 7 Reading Problems: 26-41
        • Ch. 7 End-of-Chapter & Extra Practice Problems: 60,62-69,72,73,77,78,81
    • 3rd edition correlations
  • Chapter 8 - Alkyl Halides and Elimination Reactions
    • 4th edition:
      • Ch. 8 Reading Problems: 1-22
      • Ch. 8 End-of-Chapter & Extra Practice Problems: 28-31,35,36,48-57,60,62
    • 3rd edition correlations
  • Chapter 9 - Alcohols, Ethers, and Epoxides
    • Sections 9.7-9.10
      • Reading Problems: 1,3-5,7a,8,10-12,13-17,19-34
      • Ch. 9 End-of-Chapter & Extra Practice Problems: 49,53,55,57,59,60, additional TBA
    • 3rd edition correlations
  • Chapter 10 - Alkenes
    • Sections 10.1-10.7 (Properties & Review)
    • Sections 10.8-10.18 (FOCUS: Addition Reactions to Alkenes)
      • Ch. 10 Reading Problems: 13-31
  • Chapter 11 - Alkynes
    • Sections 11.1-11.5 (Properties & Review)
    • Sections 11.6-11.8 and 11.11-11.12 (FOCUS: Reactions of Alkynes)
      • Ch. 11 Reading Problems: 7-11,16-19,21
  • Chapter 12 - Oxidation & Reduction
    • Section 12.1 (Overview)
    • Sections 12.3 and 12.5 (FOCUS: Hydrogenation Reactions of Alkenes & Alkynes)
      • Ch. 12 Reading Problems: 2-4,6,9-13
      • Ch. 12 End-of-Chapter Problems: 33,38abc,39abc

 

 

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
    • Reference Handouts
      • pKa Chart
        • Note: A very similar version was provided in lecture. This includes updates discussed in lecture.


  • Topic 3: Organic Functional Groups & IM Forces - Chapter 3
  • Topic 4: Alkanes - Chapter 4
  • Topic 5: Stereochemistry - Chapter 5
  • Topic 6: Reactions, Thermodynamics, and Kinetics - Chapter 6
    • Powerpoint Slides
    • IMPORTANT NOTE: Chapter 6 is primarily a review of Kinetics & Thermodynamics from General Chemistry 1 & 2. Only selected topics will be specifically reviewed in lecture; however, you will be responsible for all of the topics in the chapter as they will relate to Organic Chemistry.

    • 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 7: Substitution Reactions - Chapter 7
    • Powerpoint Slides
  • Topic 8: Elimination Reactions - Chapter 8
    • Powerpoint Slides
      • Eliminations, part 1 (E2)
      • Eliminations, part 2 (E2 & E1)
      • Eliminations, part 3 (Alkynes, Summary, Retrosynthesis)
      • Eliminations, part 4 (C+ Rearrangements & 1º alcohols)

     

  • Topic 9: Alcohols, Ethers, & Epoxides - Chapter 9
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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 1Answer Key
  2. Electron Dot Structures 2Answer Key
  3. VSEPRAnswer Key
  4. PolarityAnswer Key
  5. IsomersAnswer Key

 

Molecular Modeling Activities:

  1. Isomers
  2. Alkanes - Newman ProjectionsAnswer Key
  3. Chair ConformationsAnswer Key
  4. StereoisomersAnswer Key

 

Extra Practice Worksheets:

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

  4. Acid-Base Chemistry 1Answer Key
  5. Acid-Base Chemistry 1A Answer Key
    Question #2B should be phenol
  6. Acid-Base Chemistry 2Answer Key

  7. Alkane Nomenclature 1Answer Key
  8. Newman Projections 1Answer Key  
  9. Chair Conformations 1Answer Key
  10. Conformations 1Answer Key
    Question #1C (Fischer Projections) is not required

  11. Stereochemistry 1 Answer Key
    You may ignore questions with Fischer Projections
    on the following worksheets
    :
  12. Stereochemistry 2 Answer Key
  13. Stereochemistry 3 Answer Key
  14. Stereochemistry 4 Answer Key
  15. Stereochemistry 5Answer Key

  16. Bond Dissociation Energies 1 Answer Key

  17. Substitution 1 Answer Key
  18. Substitution 2 Answer Key
  19. Substitution 3 Answer Key

  20. Substitution & Elimination 1 Answer Key
  21. Substitution & Elimination 2Answer Key
  22. Substitution & Elimination 3 Answer Key
  23. Substitution & Elimination 4 Answer Key

  24. Additions 1
  25. Additions 2

  26. Organic Reactions 1
  27. Organic Reactions 2
 

 

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.