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Does any1 know a clever way 4 memorising the colour of transition metal compounds?? watch

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    Whatever i do just it won't stick in my brain!!!seriously...
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    dont u just love the colour of the ammine copper complex
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    (Original post by IntegralAnomaly)
    dont u just love the colour of the ammine copper complex
    I don't think that will solve anything..
    lolz
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    (Original post by IntegralAnomaly)
    dont u just love the colour of the ammine copper complex
    Ahh, deep blue! We did transition metals our assessed practical this week.

    I need to memorise the colours as well. I also need to memorise a lot of other things...
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    (Original post by zazy)
    I don't think that will solve anything..
    lolz
    yea i know but dont u just love the colour................
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    anyway i reckon the best way to memorize in chemistry is by attempting past question papers.
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    (Original post by zazy)
    Whatever i do just it won't stick in my brain!!!seriously...
    think up a story or something :cool:
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    (Original post by hornblower)
    Ahh, deep blue! We did transition metals our assessed practical this week.

    I need to memorise the colours as well. I also need to memorise a lot of other things...
    Yeah tell me about it..
    Got potassium manganate down my white top...
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    (Original post by zazy)
    Yeah tell me about it..
    Got potassium manganate down my white top...
    Unlucky! Where was your lab coat!?

    I recently got some orange chemical on my hands and it wouldn't come off for two weeks. And yes, I did try washing.
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    (Original post by hornblower)
    Unlucky! Where was your lab coat!?

    I recently got some orange chemical on my hands and it wouldn't come off for two weeks. And yes, I did try washing.
    The darn labcoat had more holes and stains on it than a strainer...
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    (Original post by TheWolf)
    think up a story or something :cool:
    ummmmmmmmmmmmmm. U can't really b creative with chem, can u?
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    (Original post by zazy)
    The darn labcoat had more holes and stains on it than a strainer...
    My mum stuck my lab coat in the washing machine the other week, only for the detergent to react with the chemicals on it - the whole house was filled with dodgy fumes!
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    (Original post by hornblower)
    My mum stuck my lab coat in the washing machine the other week, only for the detergent to react with the chemicals on it - the whole house was filled with dodgy fumes!
    gooooooooooood 1!!
    2day we were doing a lawn culture and one of my classm8s set her beaker of ethanol on fire!!
    She was so cool and relaxed about it..
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    (Original post by zazy)
    Whatever i do just it won't stick in my brain!!!seriously...
    how many are there to learn?
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    (Original post by zazy)
    gooooooooooood 1!!
    2day we were doing a lawn culture and one of my classm8s set her beaker of ethanol on fire!!
    She was so cool and relaxed about it..
    Lawn culture? Isn't that the green thing in your back garden? :confused:

    My mates, with whom I sometimes work with when I'm feeling more insane, regularly make random mixtures to play with and set alight. The ethanol on fire is a classic, but a concoction containing ethanol is more interesting. Dangerous too.
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    My chemistry teacher just tried to scare us constantly whilst we were doing practicals for Unit 5. 'These chemicals are known carginogens, dont breath them on or get them on your skin bla bla bla' and 'If you get this on your skin youll get blisters'
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    (Original post by zazy)
    Yeah tell me about it..
    Got potassium manganate down my white top...
    well at least u won't forget wot colour that is....lol
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    you could memorise schroedinger's equation, apply it to the atom in question, extract the energy levels from that, use E=hf to work out the frequencies of light absorbed, then extrapolate the mean colour from that information. Then you have just 1 thing to remember - the schroedinger equation
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    (Original post by elpaw)
    you could memorise schroedinger's equation, apply it to the atom in question, extract the energy levels from that, use E=hf to extract the frequencies, then extrapolate the colour from that.
    E = h x f

    Where:

    E - Is the energy of the photon.
    h - Is plank's constant
    f - Frequency of the photon.
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    (Original post by bono)
    E = h x f

    Where:

    E - Is the energy of the photon.
    h - Is plank's constant
    f - Frequency of the photon.
    yes i know what it is.

    what is x?
 
 
 
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