The last math procedure you will ever need for chemistry word problems.
Today in AREA154:
- Training 4 Section 1 – Make sure you have this done today and signed off!
- “SLiCED Math” Learn the last math procedure you will ever really need. You’ll watch the demonstration in class and then do the practice problems… because you know you can’t get good at something unless you practice!!
- Get the first FOUR problems on the work sheet completed and checked for correctness.
- GOAL today: Learn the “SLiCED” math process.
STAGE – Draw out the “stage” to organize your numbers
LIST – List your known value first then list the conversion factor
CROSS-CANCEL – The units you want to eliminate are canceled
EXECUTE – Multiply across the top and the bottom
DIVIDE – Divide the numerator by the denominator
BOOM! When you have the units the question asks for, you’re done!