National Chemistry





1. Graph (line/bar) - first part of table goes along, second part goes up and down label axes from table; mark on scale; use all of paper


2.. Construct table - headings and box


3. Read data book - reduction/oxidation; ions; electronic configuration; masses


4. Read graph carefully -


5. Information in diagrams - look at everything


6. Balance a given equation - count carefully


7. Given an organic reaction draw another - remember bonds


8. Interpret data - as A increases B increases or decreases


9 . Read carefully

Words like big, large, high, most, thick, heavy usually go together

low pH high acidity is exception


10. Remember units


11. Answer the question - make sure answer matches what was asked