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Lessons 1st Semester Exercises 2nd Semester Exercises
The system of units employed in chemistry and science in general. Problems involving the use and conversion of metric units. Problems involving the the physical interactions of molecules and atoms.
Representing very large and very small numbers by powers of ten. Problems involving using and converting numbers in scientific notation. Problems involving various concentration units used to measure the strength of solution.
Counting and manipulating the number of significant figures in a measured quantity. Problems in counting, multiplying, dividing, adding, and subtracting significant figures. Problems involving the affect of solutes on the physical properties of solvents.
Reading laboratory apparati and properly reproting measurement. Various laboratory devices are provided for reporting measurement. Problems involving rate and mechanism of chemical reactions.
Unit conversion. Problems in unit conversion. Problems involving the equilibrium ratio of products to reactants in a chemical reaction.
light and its interaction with matter Problems on electromagnetic radiation and quantum theory Problems on nuclear chemistry and radioactivity
Introduction to atoms and molecules including mass conversions. Problems on the mass and mole relationships of atoms and molecules. Problems involving aqueous-phase acid/base solutions.
Parameters of the gaseous state- pressure, temperature, amount, and volume. Problems involving temperature, pressure, amount, and volume for gases. Problems involving weak acid/strong base combinations (buffers) and mixtures of acids and bases (titration).
Kinetic theory of gases and the equations describing the physical state of a gas. Problems involving the physical and chemical state of gaseous systems. Problems the equilbrium of slightly-soluble salts.
Heat capacity, and work of physical and chemical change. Problems in heat, work, and calorimetry. Problems involving the thermodynamics of spontaneity of chemical processes.
Enthalpy of physical and chemical change including heat of formation and Hess's Law. Problems in enthalpy including heat of formation and Hess's Law. Problems involving the thermodynamics of electron transfer processes.
Quantum theory, electronic structure, and periodicity of the atom. Problems involving electronic structure and its consequences. Problems involving the chemistry of carbon.
Lewis dot structures, resonance, the VSEPR model, and molecular orbital theory. Problems involving molecular structure and its consequences. Problems involving Organic Chemistry Nomenclature.
Naming compounds and molecules. Problems in nomenclature. Problems involving Polymer Chemistry and its nomenclature.
Balancing and classifying chemical reactions. Problems in balancing and classifying chemical reactions. Problems involving chemical systems of biological interest.
The mass relationships which result from chemical processes including limiting reagents and percent yield. Problems involving stoichimetric calculations.

Problems involving the electronic structure of atoms.

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