The A thru E Approach
to Problem Solving in Chemistry.

An Introduction

Dave Woodcock ©1996,2000
Okanagan University College

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Step 3. Calculate.

A thru E Index

Step 3. Calculate.

  • 1. Set up the problem solution following the route that you have devised, putting in the appropriate numerical data and units.

  • 2. Calculate the answer, cancel out the units to make sure that your route has been set up correctly.

Recommendation: know your calculator and your elementary math well. The math in elementary chemistry is not difficult.


Next page : Step 4. Defend Your Answer.

A thru E Index


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