Read the Review Skills section. If there is any skill mentioned that you have not yet mastered,
review the material on that topic before reading the present chapter.
Read the chapter quickly before the lecture that describes it.
Attend class meetings, take notes, and participate in class discussions.
Work the Chapter Exercises, perhaps using the Chapter Examples as guides.
Study the Chapter Glossary.
Study all of the Chapter 12 Objectives. You might want to write a description
of how you will meet each objective. (Although it is best to master all of the objectives, the
following objectives are especially important because they pertain to skills
that you will need while studying other chapters of this text: 7 and 9.)
Reread the Study Sheets called
Sample Study Sheet 12.1: Drawing Lewis Structures
from Formulas and
Sample Study Sheet 12.2: Predicting Molecular Geometry and decide whether
you will use them or some variation on them to complete the tasks they describe.