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Topic # 99911 29-Mar-2012 17:58 Send private message

I've got some chemistry questions to answer in order to solve a puzzle, but as my chemistry skills are ZERO, can anyone help me with the answers!

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  Reply # 602085 29-Mar-2012 18:26 Send private message

Is the puzzle

 

"What will the teacher say when I actually do my homework?"

 

Either stop sleeping in class or start doing more self study

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  Reply # 602087 29-Mar-2012 18:27 Send private message

Solve a problem, or complete a homework assignment?

David.





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  Reply # 602090 29-Mar-2012 18:33 Send private message

I'm not sure it's a homework thing folks...






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  Reply # 602102 29-Mar-2012 18:56 Send private message

I'm a little old for homework *grin*, It's to solve a puzzle.

http://www.coord.info/GC3DND6

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  Reply # 602109 29-Mar-2012 19:17 Send private message

I'm not sure how to apply a lewis diagram to get coordinates. Are they wanting you to count up the electrons then use the formula on the cache page?



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  Reply # 602117 29-Mar-2012 19:32 Send private message

nickd: I'm not sure how to apply a lewis diagram to get coordinates. Are they wanting you to count up the electrons then use the formula on the cache page?


The additional calculations to the answers as follows

Q1 = a+b-d-c+b-e
Q2 = most common number in answer
Q3 = rounded answer
Q4 = a-b+c
Q5 = a+b+c+d+e
Q6 = a+c-e-b+d-a
Q7 = 1st significant figure in answer
Q8 = answer minus 59

From that I should be able to get some GPS co-ords

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  Reply # 602133 29-Mar-2012 19:49 Send private message

I realise that, what I couldn't understand was how the Lewis diagram gets turned into a number that you can add together.



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  Reply # 602183 29-Mar-2012 20:38 Send private message

nickd: I realise that, what I couldn't understand was how the Lewis diagram gets turned into a number that you can add together.


At this point you know more than me, I have no clue what a lewis diagram is.

Even If I can't come up with an answer for that particular question I can figure out likely GPS co-ords by using google maps with one digit missing

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  Reply # 602218 29-Mar-2012 21:29 Send private message

All the methods of finding out all these things can easily be found on the internet.. I searched for 2 mins and found out how to work them out of the answers. You really don't have to be a chemist to work them out and as long as you have even a simple idea how atoms work getting the answers is pretty simple.


1) ON - Oxidation Number. How to work it out..

http://chemistry.tutorvista.com/analytical-chemistry/oxidation-number.html

2+3.. simple maths

4) http://www.wiredchemist.com/anim-electron-dot-no3 (examples)

5) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valence_electron

7+8 (google is your friend, I didn't look these up)

6) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ion



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