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by touchpack
Mon Nov 07, 2011 2:54 am
Forum: College area archives
Topic: ACF Fall 2011 Discussion
Replies: 105
Views: 13969

Re: ACF Fall 2011 Discussion

Also, what was up with the enthalpy tossup having a bunch of clues that mostly specifically referred to lattice energy? If I recall correctly, there was no alternate answer or prompts in the answer line. Were there any sites that had problems with this? I negged that tossup on the leadin and our te...
by touchpack
Mon Oct 31, 2011 8:49 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MAGNI General Thoughts
Replies: 64
Views: 7212

Re: General Thoughts

but I felt like there were a lot of questions, especially bonuses, on gas laws/thermodynamics/statistical mechanics, especially in the first five packets or so, which was slightly annoying. I'm counting a tossup on Van der Waals, a bonus on phonons/heat capacity/harmonic, and a tossup on latent hea...
by touchpack
Sun Oct 09, 2011 4:55 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MOO Discussion
Replies: 74
Views: 6750

Re: General Discussion

- The root finding tossup struck me as "transparent" (yes, yes, I know)--about halfway through, it's very obvious the question is looking for "this thing you do to polynomials", and I can't really think of anything else that you'd do to them. You can multiply them, find minimal/maximal values, eval...
by touchpack
Sat Oct 08, 2011 10:08 pm
Forum: College area archives
Topic: MOO Discussion
Replies: 74
Views: 6750

Re: General Discussion

Can you post the special relativity tossup? I remember being confused as to what exactly it was asking for--although I think I missed the pronoun. I also recall a tossup on capacitors that perhaps would have been more suited to a high school tournament, dropping dielectrics in the second or third cl...