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 2 years ago
Please help I suck at AP Chemistry :/ I really have no clue how I even got into Ap Chemistry but my grade is a B+ and dont know how to answer this question.....Do you think that there is a high correlation between proficiency in mathematics and proficiency in chemistry? Explain why or why not. Use details about the components of each field to support your answer.
 2 years ago
Please help I suck at AP Chemistry :/ I really have no clue how I even got into Ap Chemistry but my grade is a B+ and dont know how to answer this question.....Do you think that there is a high correlation between proficiency in mathematics and proficiency in chemistry? Explain why or why not. Use details about the components of each field to support your answer.

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californiagirl423
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This is what I think please let me know if it's good or if I should add more or anything else? I think, yes there may be a good connection . They both disclose the reaction change of elements through different processes . Math elements are numbers and concepts and chemical elements are physical things. They both change when they are processed through a reaction or a formula. :D

Carl_Pham
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3There is some correlation, but it isn't high. The correlation exists most likely simply because both math and chemistry require a high degree of cognitive ability, i.e. intelligence and abstract problems solving, so if you're good at one, you'll be at least moderately good at the other (or can become so). Many people also point to the significant use of math in the quantitative aspects of chemistry problem solving, e.g. calculating a molar mass, solving for a reactant or computing the composition of a weak acid equilibrium. Others point to the similarity in the importance of "quantitative reasoning," e.g. knowing how to translate English statements to equations, how to interpret formulas, and so forth. The reason the correlation isn't high, however, is that many aspects of chemistry involve geometric reasoning, or understanding a web of links between concepts, and math plays very little role. For example, a synthetic organic chemistry could be absolutely brilliant, but be a complete putz at algebra, simply because there is very little algebra (or math of any kind) in the synthetic aspects of organic chemistry.

californiagirl423
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Thanks @Carl_Pham that helped! I didn't put exactly what you put something similar and got 100% so thanks :D

Carl_Pham
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3You're welcome. Good manners will serve you well.
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