Here’s the annual, November bonding rant!

Here’s the annual, November bonding rant!

Maybe I teach this topic really, really badly. I think what’s closer to the truth, is that it takes time for kids to get a good handle on the semantics and language of bonding terminology. Teaching AP Chemistry to sophomores that have no chemistry background, in...
Which R do I use?

Which R do I use?

Which R do I use? It’s a common question for chemistry students, and when it comes to the AP chemistry exam there is a choice of values for the ‘Universal’ Gas Constant. Currently appearing on an AP formula sheet near you, one can find the following;...