Skyline College A.J. Bates Professor of Chemistry

     Chemistry 234 - Organic Chemistry 1 - Spring 2016

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CHEM 234 Lecture Notes, Homework & Readings

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Sapling Online Homework (Problem Sets): https://www.saplinglearning.com/
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Organic Chemistry, by Janice Smith - Reading & Textbook Problem Assignments

  • 4th ed - Chapter 1 - Structure & Bonding
    • Ch. 1 Reading Problems: 1-36
    • Ch. 1 End-of-Chapter Problems: 37-61,63cd,64e,67,69-85,88

  • 3rd ed. - Chapter 1 - Structure & Bonding
    • Ch. 1 Reading Problems: 1-38
    • Ch. 1 End-of-Chapter Problems: 39-61,63cd,64e,67,69-87,89
  • 4th & 3rd eds: 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.
    • 4th ed. Ch. 2 Challenge Problems: 70,73,74
    • 3rd ed. Ch. 2 Challenge Problems: 71,72

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

  • 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 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: 60,62-69,72,73,77,78,81
  • Chapter 8 - Alkyl Halides and Elimination Reactions
    • Ch. 8 Reading Problems: 1-22
    • Ch. 8 End-of-Chapter & Extra Practice Problems: 28-31,35,36,48-57,60,62
  • Chapter 9 - Alcohols, Ethers, and Epoxides
    • Sections 9.7-9.10
      • Ch. 9 Reading Problems: 13-17
      • Ch. 9 End-of-Chapter & Extra Practice Problems: 49,53,55,57,59,60
  • 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
      • Acid-Base Chemistry, part 1
        • VIEW: Full-color PDF with one slide per page (does not print)
        • PRINT: PDF handout with multiple slides per page
    • Reference Handouts
      • pKa Chart
        • Note: A very similar version was provided in lecture. This includes updates discussed in lecture.
  • Topic 3: Alkanes - Chapter 4
    • Powerpoint Slides
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  • Topic 4: Stereochemistry - Chapter 5
    • Powerpoint Slides
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  • Topic 5: Reactions, Thermodynamics, and Kinetics - Chapter 6
    • Powerpoint Slides
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    • 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
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  • Topic 7: Elimination Reactions - Chapter 8
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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 Projections
  3. Chair Conformations
  4. Stereoisomers

 

Extra Practice Worksheets:

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

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

  7. Alkane Nomenclature 1
  8. Newman Projections 1     
  9. Chair Conformations 1
  10. Conformations 1 Answer Key #1

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

  16. Bond Dissociation Energies 1

  17. Substitution 1
  18. Substitution 2

  19. Substitution & Elimination 1
  20. Substitution & Elimination 2
  21. Substitution & Elimination 3
  22. Substitution & Elimination 4

  23. Additions 1
  24. Additions 2

  25. Organic Reactions 1
  26. Organic Reactions 2
 

 

Current Semester Quiz & Exams Answer Keys

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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.