MCAT General Chemistry Review

Chapter 1: Atomic Structure

  Introduction

  1.1 Subatomic Particles

  1.2 Atomic Mass vs. Atomic Weight

  1.3 Rutherford, Planck, and Bohr

  1.4 Quantum Mechanical Model of Atoms

  Conclusion

  Practice Questions

  Answers and Explanations

Chapter 2: The Periodic Table

  Introduction

  2.1 The Periodic Table

  2.2 Types of Elements

  2.3 Periodic Properties of the Elements

  2.4 The Chemistry of Groups

  Conclusion

  Practice Questions

  Answers and Explanations

Chapter 3: Bonding and Chemical Interactions

  Introduction

  3.1 Bonding

  3.2 Ionic Bonds

  3.3 Covalent Bonds

  3.4 Intermolecular Forces

  Conclusion

  Practice Questions

  Answers and Explanations

Chapter 4: Compounds and Stoichiometry

  Introduction

  4.1 Molecules and Moles

  4.2 Representation of Compounds

  4.3 Types of Chemical Reactions

  4.4 Balancing Chemical Equations

  4.5 Applications of Stoichiometry

  4.6 Ions

  Conclusion

  Practice Questions

  Answers and Explanations

Chapter 5: Chemical Kinetics

  Introduction

  5.1 Chemical Kinetics

  5.2 Reaction Rates

  Conclusion

  Practice Questions

  Answers and Explanations

Chapter 6: Equilibrium

  Introduction

  6.1 Equilibrium

  6.2 Le Châtelier’s Principle

  6.3 Kinetic and Thermodynamic Control

  Conclusion

  Practice Questions

  Answers and Explanations

Chapter 7: Thermochemistry

  Introduction

  7.1 Systems and Processes

  7.2 States and State Functions

  7.3 Heat

  7.4 Enthalpy

  7.5 Entropy

  7.6 Gibbs Free Energy

  Conclusion

  Practice Questions

  Answers and Explanations

Chapter 8: The Gas Phase

  Introduction

  8.1 The Gas Phase

  8.2 Ideal Gases

  8.3 Kinetic Molecular Theory

  8.4 Real Gases

  Conclusion

  Practice Questions

  Answers and Explanations

Chapter 9: Solutions

  Introduction

  9.1 Nature of Solutions

  9.2 Concentration

  9.3 Solution Equilibria

  9.4 Colligative Properties

  Conclusion

  Practice Questions

  Answers and Explanations

Chapter 10: Acids and Bases

  Introduction

  10.1 Definitions

  10.2 Properties

  10.3 Polyvalence and Normality

  10.4 Titration and Buffers

  Conclusion

  Practice Questions

  Answers and Explanations

Chapter 11: Oxidation–Reduction Reactions

  Introduction

  11.1 Oxidation–Reduction Reactions

  11.2 Net Ionic Equations

  Conclusion

  Practice Questions

  Answers and Explanations

Chapter 12: Electrochemistry

  Introduction

  12.1 Electrochemical Cells

  12.2 Cell Potentials

  12.3 Electromotive Force and Thermodynamics

  Conclusion

  Practice Questions

  Answers and Explanations


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