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CH101 General Chemistry, Fall 2018

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The first lecture exam, Tuesday (Monday schedule), October 9, 6:30–8:30 pm, follows the Columbus Day holiday weekend. It will not be given at any other time and failure to take the exam will result in a 0 for that exam, so please make weekend travel plans accordingly.

The third lecture exam, Monday, November 19, 6:30–8:30 pm, is two days before Thanksgiving recess. It will not be given at any other time and failure to take the exam will result in a 0 for that exam, so please make Thanksgiving recess travel plans accordingly.

The Final Exam day and time has not yet been determined by the registrar. We will let you know as soon as it has been determined. It will not be given at any other time and failure to take the exam will result in a 0 for that exam, so please make end-of-semester plans accordingly.


Here are the locations, topics, and results of lecture exams, lab exams, and the final exam in this course. The duration of each exam may be shortened.

Your are required to abide by the following exam regulations:

We treat cheating with zero tolerance. The consequences of cheating are at a minimum that the score for work on which cheating occurs counts as 0, and a letter detailing the cheating is sent to the student's advisor, the dean of CAS, and placed in the student's academic file. Possible further consequences are referral to Academic Conduct Committee, and additional penalties, including possible expulsion from university.

Bring only your BU ID, a pen (black or blue ink only), and your Texas Instruments TI-30X IIS 2-Line Scientific Calculator (but you must not bring the calculator cover) to the exam room; no electronic devices---cell phones, laptops, tablets, etc.---are allowed.

Please do your exam in black or blue ink only. Please use only the exam paper provided. Scrap paper may not be used. Points will be deducted for answers reported to an incorrect number of significant figures and if proper units are not used throughout each calculation. A periodic table, physical constants, and major formulas will be provided as appropriate. All work must be shown to receive credit.

Lecture exam 1, Tuesday (Monday schedule), October 9. The exam is based on all lecture, ALEKS, and discussion material through Mahaffy et al., ... You may use only the Texas Instruments TI-30X IIS 2-Line Scientific Calculator, but you must not bring the calculator cover.

The exam is held in the following locations, 6:30–8:15pm (the exam duration may be shortened). Go to the location below according to the first letter(s) of your last name. The building abbreviations below are here and the campus map is here.

  • Last name starts with A–..., go to ...

Results: ...

exam 1 results

Lecture exam 2, Monday, October 29. The exam is based on all lecture, ALEKS, and discussion material through Mahaffy et al., ... Note that while the exam focuses on the preceding, it assumes the material from exam 1. You may use only the Texas Instruments TI-30X IIS 2-Line Scientific Calculator, but you must not bring the calculator cover.

The exam is held in the following locations, 6:30–8:15pm (the exam duration may be shortened). Go to the location below according to the first letter(s) of your last name. The building abbreviations below are here and the campus map is here.

  • Last name starts with A–..., go to ...

Results: ...

exam 2 results

Lecture exam 3, Monday, November 19. The exam is based on all lecture, ALEKS, and discussion material through Mahaffy et al., chapters ... Note that while the exam focuses on the preceding, it assumes the material from exams 1 and 2. You may use only the Texas Instruments TI-30X IIS 2-Line Scientific Calculator, but you must not bring the calculator cover.

The exam is held in the following locations, 6:30–8:15pm (the exam duration may be shortened). Go to the location below according to the first letter(s) of your last name. The building abbreviations below are here and the campus map is here.

  • Last name starts with A–..., go to ...

Results: ...

exam 3 results

Overall scores so far. As detailed here, course grades are assigned based on the distribution overall scores at the end of the course. Based on past experience, it is likely that the average overall score will correspond to a grade in the C+ range. The overall score so far is not a running total of the points earned in the course. Rather, it is an estimate of what your final score, out of 1000 points, would be if you continued to perform at the same level. This means that if you have received perfect scores on all work so far, your overall score so far would be 1000, and if you have received 50% scores on all work so far, your overall score so far would be 500.

Here is the distribution of overall course scores so far, on a 1000-point scale. These scores are based on ...

Overall scores so far

Lab exam, Monday, December 10.

The exam is held in the following locations, 6:30–8:15pm (the exam duration may be shortened). Go to the location below according to the first letter(s) of your last name. The building abbreviations below are here and the campus map is here.

  • Last name starts with A–..., go to ...

Results: ...

lab exam results

Final exam, to be determined (the exam duration may be shortened). The final exam is based everything covered this semester.

The exam is held in the following locations. Go to the location below according to the first letter(s) of your last name. The building abbreviations below are here and the campus map is here.

  • Last name starts with A–..., go to ...

Results: ...

final exam results