Let's Review Chemistry The Physical Setting

ISBN-10: 0764147196

ISBN-13: 9780764147197

Edition: 5th 2012 (Revised)

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Barron'sLet's Review Seriestitles are classroom textbook supplements that help prepare high school students who are studying for New York State Regents exams. This book reviews all high school-level chemistry topics and includes:A topic review covering atomic structure, chemical formulas and equations, the mathematics of chemistry, thermochemistry and thermodynamics, the phases of matter, chemical periodicity, chemical bonding, and much morePractice and review questions with answersTwo recent New York State Regents exams with answers
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List price: $16.99
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Preface to the Fifth Edition
To the Student
To the Teacher
Introduction to Chemistry
Basic (Regents-Level) Material
NYS Regents Concepts and Skills
Chemistry is ... ?
Matter and Energy
Measurement and the Metric System
Metric Prefixes
Scientific Notation
Volume and Density
Reporting Measured Quantities
Solving Problems
End-of-Chapter Questions
Atoms, Molecules, and ions
Basic (Regents-Level) Material
NYS Regents Concepts and Skills
Introduction to the Atomic Model of Matter
Development of the Early Models of the Atom
The Current View of Atomic Structure
Identifying Elements: Names, Symbols, and Atomic Numbers
Neutrons, Isotopes, and Mass Numbers
End-of-Chapter Questions
Formulas, Equations, and Chemical Reactions
Basic (Regents-Level) Material
NYS Regents Concepts and Skills
Chemical Formulas
Writing and Naming Chemical Formulas
Chemical Equations
Balancing a Chemical Equation
Classifying Chemical Reactions
Additional Material
Other Ways of Naming Ionic Compounds
End-of-Chapter Questions
Chemical Calculations
Basic (Regents-Level) Material
NYS Regents Concepts and Skills
Atomic Mass
The Formula Mass of a Substance
The Mole Concept and Molar Mass
Problems Involving a Single Substance
Problems Involving Chemical Equations
Additional Material
Converting Between Moles and Numbers of Particles
Empirical Formula from Percent Composition
Mole-Mass Problems
Mass-Mass Problems
Percent Yield
Limiting Reactants
End-of Chapter Questions
Energy and Chemical Reactions
Basic (Regents-Level) Material
NYS Regents Concepts and Skills
Energy and its Measurement
Heat of Reaction
Potential Energy Diagrams
Spontaneous Reactions
Additional Material
Additional Calorimetry Problems
Transfer of Energy and Equilibrium Temperature
The Role of Energy in Chemical Reactions
Additional Aspects of Heats of Reaction
The Second Law of Thermodynamics
End-of-Chapter Questions
The Phases of Matter
Basic (Regents-Level) Material
NYS Regents Concepts and Skills
The Gas Laws
The Kinetic-Molecular Theory (KMT) of Gas Behavior
Change of Phase
Additional Material
Measuring Gas Pressure in the Laboratory
The Ideal (Universal) Gas Law
The Density of an Ideal Gas at STP
Gases and Chemical Reactions
Dalton's Law of Partial Pressures
Graham's Law of Effusion (Diffusion)
Gases Collected over Water
Additional Fusion and Vaporization Problems
Phase Diagrams
End-of-Chapter Questions
Nuclear Chemistry
Basic (Regents-Level) Material
NYS Regents Concepts and Skills
Nuclear Particles
Nuclear Equations
Natural Radioactivity and Radioactive Decay
Uses of Radioisotopes
Induced Nuclear Reactions
Additional Material
The Uranium-238 Decay Series
Isomeric Transition
Detection and Measurement of Radioactivity
Solving Radioactive Decay Problems
Particle Accelerators
Fission Reactors
End-of-Chapter Questions
The Electronic Structure of Atoms
Basic (Regents-Level) Material
NYS Regents Concepts and Skills
The Bohr Model of the Atom
The Modern (Wave-Mechanical) Model
Valence Electrons
Lewis Structures (Electron-Dot Diagrams)
Additional Material
Atomic Orbitals and Sublevels
Electron Configurations of Atoms
Lewis Structures and Atomic Orbitals
End-of-Chapter Questions
Chemical Periodicity
Basic (Regents-Level) Material
NYS Regents Concepts and Skills
The Periodic Table in History
The Modern Periodic Table
Properties Associated with Periodicity
Variation of Periodic Properties Among the Elements
The Chemistry of the Representative Groups
The Chemistry of a Period
Additional Material
Sublevels and the Periodic Table
Successive Ionization Energies
Electron Affinity
Additional Aspects of First Ionization Energy
Variation of Successive Ionization Energies
Synthetic Elements
End-of-Chapter Questions
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Shape
Basic (Regents-Level) Material
NYS Regents Concepts and Skills
Bonding and Stability
Ionic Bonding
Covalent Bonding
Electronegativity and Bonding
Drawing the Lewis Structures of Covalent Molecules and Polyatomic Ions
Network Solids
Metallic Substances
Dipoles and Polar Molecules
Polarity and Molecular Symmetry
Intermolecular Forces
Physical and Chemical Properties of Bonded Substances: A Summary
Additional Material
Resonance Structures
Additional Topics in Bonding
End-of-Chapter Questions
Organic Chemistry
Basic (Regents-Level) Material
NYS Regents Concepts and Skills
Organic Chemistry Is ... ?
Comparison of Organic and Inorganic Compounds
Hydrocarbons and Homologous Series
Functional Groups
Organic Reactions
Additional Material
The Benzene Series
Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Alcohols
Dihydroxy and Trihodroxy Alcohols
Types of Polymerization
End-of-Chapter Questions
Solutions and Their Properties
Basic (Regents-Level) Material
NYS Regents Concepts and Skills
A Solution Is ... ?
Saturated and Unsaturated Solutions
Concentrations of Solutions
Effect of the Solute on the Solvent
Behavior of Electrolytes in Solution
Additional Material
Mole Fraction
Dilution of Stock Solutions
Solutions and Chemical Equations
Calculating the Freezing and Boiling Points of Solutions
Suspensions and Colloidal Dispersions
End-of-Chapter Questions
Kinetics and Equalibrium
Basic (Regents-Level) Material
NYS Regents Concepts and Skills
Chemical Kinetics
Reversible Reactions and Dynamic Equilibrium
Phase Equilibrium
Solution Equilibrium
Chemical Equilibrium
Additional Material
The Common-Ion Effect
Heterogeneous Equilibrium
The Equilibrium Constant (Keq)
Problems Involving the Equilibrium Constant
Applications of Chemical Equilibrium
End-of-Chapter Questions
Acids and Bases
Basic (Regents-Level) Material
NYS Regents Concepts and Skills
Operational Definitions of Acids and Bases
Arrhenius Definitions of Acids and Bases
Acid-Base Titration
Br�nsted-Lowry Definitions of Acids and Bases
The pH Scale of Acidity and Basicity
Acid-Base Indicators
Additional Material
Amphiprotic (Amphoteric) Substances
Acid-Base Equilibria
Conjugate Acid-Base Pairs
Neutralization (Revisited)
Strengths of Conjugate Acid-Base Pairs
Ionization Constants of Acids and Bases (K<sub>a</sub> and K<sub>b</sub>)
Ionization Constant of Water (K<sub>w</sub>)
A More Detailed Look at pH and pOH
Hydrolysis of Salts in Aqueous Solutions
Acid-Base Properties of Oxides
Lewis Definitions of Acids and Bases
End-of-Chapter Questions
Reducation-oxidation(Redox) and Electrochemistry
Basic (Regents-Level) Material
NYS Regents Concepts and Skills
What Are Oxidation and Reduction?
Formal Definitions of Oxidation and Reduction
Redox Equations
Spontaneous Redox Reactions
Electrochemical Cells
Additional Material
Balancing Redox Equations by the Half-ReactionMethod
Balancing Redox Equations by the Ion-ElectronMethod
Half-Cell Potentials and Cell Voltage
The Standard Hydrogen Half-Cell
Electrolysis of Water and Aqueous NaCl (Brine)
Additional Applications of Redox and Electrochemistry
End-of-Chapter Questions
The Chemistry Laboratory
Safety Procedures
Using Measuring Devices
Basic Laboratory Skills
Identification of Common Laboratory Apparatus
Basic Laboratory Activities
The Role of Color in Identifying Substances
Guidelines for Laboratory Reports
End-of-Chapter Questions
New York State Regents Reference Tables For Chemistry
Additional Reference Tables For Chemistry
Answers To End-Of-Chapter Questions
Answering Constructed-Response Questions
The New York State Examination In Chemistry
June 2011 Regents Examination
Answers To Regents Examination
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