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Ch.1 - Intro to General Chemistry
Ch.2 - Atoms & Elements
Ch.3 - Chemical Reactions
BONUS: Lab Techniques and Procedures
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Ch.4 - Chemical Quantities & Aqueous Reactions
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Ch.7 - Quantum Mechanics
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Wavelength and Frequency
Speed of Light
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Electromagnetic Spectrum
Photoelectric Effect
De Broglie Wavelength
Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle
Bohr Model
Emission Spectrum
Bohr Equation
Introduction to Quantum Mechanics
Quantum Numbers: Principal Quantum Number
Quantum Numbers: Angular Momentum Quantum Number
Quantum Numbers: Magnetic Quantum Number
Quantum Numbers: Spin Quantum Number
Quantum Numbers: Number of Electrons
Quantum Numbers: Nodes

Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle tries to explain the potential duality of an electron behaving as either a particle or wave. 

Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle

Concept #1: Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle

Concept #2: Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle Formula

Example #1: Calculate the uncertainty in momentum of a neutron moving at 6.00 x 107 m/s. The mass of a neutron is 1.67510 x 10-27 kg.

Practice: To what uncertainty (in m) can the position of a baseball traveling at 51.0 m/s be measured if the uncertainty of its speed is 0.12%? The mass of the baseball is 150 g.

Practice: An electron with a mass of 9.11 x 10-31 kg has an uncertainty in its position of 630 pm. What is the uncertainty in its velocity?

Practice: A proton with a mass of 1.67 x 10-27 kg traveling at 4.7 x 105 m/s has an uncertainty in its velocity of 1.77 x 105 m/s. Determine its uncertainty in position.