Dearest students,

Thank you for attending the Chem 201 Final Exam Prep Course hosted by Prep101. Solutions to the material provided in lecture are below:

Solutions to Course Booklet

Solutions to Final Exams

Lecture Slides from December 5/6

Lecture Slides from April 14/15

Simplified guide to naming <– this gives an overview and is likely all you need to know!

Guide to balancing redox reactions with practice

Boiling points of ethers vs. ketones (and other organic compounds)

Basics of MO Theory

What are bonding and non-bonding domains?

The course is cumulative so any question is fair game.

Material completed since Term Test 2:

Quantum Numbers and Atomic Orbitals
Valence Bond Theory and VSEPR
Sigma and Pi-Bonding Frameworks
Molecular Orbital Theory
Intermolecular Forces and Dipoles related to VSEPR
Atomic Orbitals and Hybridization (sp1, sp2, sp3)

The above compose the bulk of the exam.

Solutions:

Set 1

Fall 2016 (click for full solutions) Fall 2015 (click for full solutions) Winter 2014 (click for full solutions)
Verdict*: Excellent Verdict*: Excellent Verdict*: Excellent
Q A Advice* Q A Advice* Q A Advice*
1 B 1 E 1 A
2 D 2 D 2 D
3 B 3 B 3 A
4 D 4 A 4 C
5 B 5 D 5 B
6 B 6 E 6 D
7 B 7 A 7 E
8 C 8 D 8 D
9 D 9 C 9 E
10 D 10 C 10 D
11 E 11 A 11 B
12 D 12 E 12 C
13 A 13 B 13 E
14 E 14 B 14 A
15 B 15 E 15 C
16 A 16 C 16 B
17 A 17 A 17 B
18 E 18 C 18 C
Written Written Written

*Note: The Advice column gives recommendation for this year’s test. X means Exclude, Y means Do This as it’s highly likely to show up.
*Note: Verdict gives an overall appraisal of the exam’s expected likeness to this year’s test (either Excellent or Good). Definitely, attempt any Excellent exams under closed book conditions and grade yourself.

Set 2

Winter 2013 (click for full solutions) Fall 2012 (click for full solutions) Winter 2012 (click for full solutions)
Verdict*: Verdict*: Excellent Verdict*:
Q A Advice* Q A Advice* Q A Advice*
1  D 1 C 1 E
2 A 2 D 2 B
3 D 3 E 3 D
4 E 4 A 4 C
5 D 5 B 5 B
6 B 6 D 6 E
7 C 7 E 7 C
8 A 8 B 8 E
9 C 9 C 9 E
10 A 10 D 10 C
11 C 11 D 11 A
12 E 12 A 12 A
13 E 13 C 13 B
14  C 14 A 14 D
15  A 15 E 15 A
16  B 16 B 16 C
17  B 17 D 17 B
18  E 18 A 18 C
19 D 19 C 19 D
20 B 20 A 20 D
Written Written Written

Set 3

Winter 2011 (click for full solutions)
Verdict*: Verdict*: Verdict*:
Q A Advice* Q A Advice* Q A Advice*
1 A 1 1
2 B 2 2
3 D 3 3
4 D 4 4
5 E 5 5
6 C 6 6
7 B 7 7
8 E 8 8
9 B 9 9
10 B 10 10
11 A 11 11
12 A 12 12
13 C 13
14 E 14
15 D
16 D
17 D
18 E N/A – No correct answer. The closest answer is E.
19 A
20 D
Written Written Written

The list of functional groups you need to be able to name is:

alkane, alkene, alkyne, alcohol, ether, ester, aldehyde, ketone, carboxylic acid, amine, and amide

Link to Organic Chemistry Nomenclature Practice

If you attended the lecture but did not receive an email by midnight, December 7th, e-mail me and I will reply.

If you feel there are any corrections please email me. This work has been checked multiple times but I still like feedback/questions. Thank you!

Corrections:

None so far. All exam solutions have been checked against professor keys.

 


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