1. Know the following terms: ionic bond, covalent bond, ionic bonding, covalent
bonding, electronegativity, polar, nonpolar, dipole.
2. Be able to predict whether a compound is ionic or covalent.
3. Be able to distinguish whether a covalent compound is polar or nonpolar.
4. Be able to draw Lewis structures for simple compounds.
5. Be able to identify the type of predominate intermolecular interaction between
covalent molecules (London force, dipole-dipole, H-bonding)
6. Be able to describe the shape of simple molecules.
7. Be able to predict the charge of ions.
8. Know the names (spelling counts) and symbols of the representative elements and
the first row of transition metals.
9. Memorize the names of the polyatomic ions on page 135, Table 5.4, as discussed in class.
10. Be able to give the name and/or formula of ionic and covalent compounds.
1. Know the relationship between a mole and Avogadro’s number.
2. Be able to balance simple chemical reactions.
3. Skip Sections 6.2 and 6.4 – end of chapter.
1. Know the definitions of acids and bases according to the Arrhenius definition and
the Lowry-Brønsted definition.
2. Be able to identify an acid, base.
3. Know the difference between a weak and strong acid or base.
4. Know how to tell an acid or base by the pH, and how the pH scale indicates relative
degree of acidity or basicity.
5. Know the common uses of acids and bases – be able to give examples.
6. Know the common characteristics of acids and bases (taste, feel, pH, etc.)
7. Be able to predict the salt formed by an acid and base.
1. Know the definition of oxidation and reduction in terms of loss/gain of oxygen,
loss/gain of hydrogen and loss/gain of electrons.
2. Know how to identify the oxidizing agent and reducing agent in a redox reaction.
3. Know applications of oxidation/reduction reactions, and be able to give examples of
oxidizing agents and reducing agents.
EXAM 2 WILL BE GIVEN ON WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER13th.