# MCAT General Chemistry Review - Alexander Stone Macnow, MD 2019-2020

Preface

About the MCAT

How This Book Was Created

Using This Book

Atomic Structure

Introduction

Subatomic Particles

Atomic Mass vs. Atomic Weight

Rutherford, Planck, and Bohr

Quantum Mechanical Model of Atoms

Conclusion

Concept Summary

Answers to Concept Checks

Equations to Remember

Shared Concepts

Discrete Practice Questions

Explanations to Discrete Practice Questions

The Periodic Table

Introduction

The Periodic Table

Types of Elements

Periodic Properties of the Elements

The Chemistry of Groups

Conclusion

Concept Summary

Answers to Concept Checks

Shared Concepts

Discrete Practice Questions

Explanations to Discrete Practice Questions

Bonding and Chemical Interactions

Introduction

Bonding

Ionic Bonds

Covalent Bonds

Intermolecular Forces

Conclusion

Concept Summary

Answers to Concept Checks

Equations to Remember

Shared Concepts

Discrete Practice Questions

Explanations to Discrete Practice Questions

Compounds and Stoichiometry

Introduction

Molecules and Moles

Representation of Compounds

Types of Chemical Reactions

Balancing Chemical Equations

Applications of Stoichiometry

Ions

Conclusion

Concept Summary

Answers to Concept Checks

Equations to Remember

Shared Concepts

Discrete Practice Questions

Explanations to Discrete Practice Questions

Chemical Kinetics

Introduction

Chemical Kinetics

Reaction Rates

Conclusion

Concept Summary

Answers to Concept Checks

Equations to Remember

Shared Concepts

Discrete Practice Questions

Explanations to Discrete Practice Questions

Equilibrium

Introduction

Equilibrium

Le Châtelier’s Principle

Kinetic and Thermodynamic Control

Conclusion

Concept Summary

Answers to Concept Checks

Equations to Remember

Shared Concepts

Discrete Practice Questions

Explanations to Discrete Practice Questions

Thermochemistry

Introduction

Systems and Processes

States and State Functions

Heat

Enthalpy

Entropy

Gibbs Free Energy

Conclusion

Concept Summary

Answers to Concept Checks

Equations to Remember

Shared Concepts

Discrete Practice Questions

Explanations to Discrete Practice Questions

The Gas Phase

Introduction

The Gas Phase

Ideal Gases

Kinetic Molecular Theory

Real Gases

Conclusion

Concept Summary

Answers to Concept Checks

Equations to Remember

Shared Concepts

Discrete Practice Questions

Explanations to Discrete Practice Questions

Solutions

Introduction

Nature of Solutions

Concentration

Solution Equilibria

Colligative Properties

Conclusion

Concept Summary

Answers to Concept Checks

Equations to Remember

Shared Concepts

Discrete Practice Questions

Explanations to Discrete Practice Questions

Acids and Bases

Introduction

Definitions

Properties

Polyvalence and Normality

Titration and Buffers

Conclusion

Concept Summary

Answers to Concept Checks

Equations to Remember

Shared Concepts

Discrete Practice Questions

Explanations to Discrete Practice Questions

Oxidation–Reduction Reactions

Introduction

Oxidation—Reduction Reactions

Net Ionic Equations

Conclusion

Concept Summary

Answers to Concept Checks

Shared Concepts

Discrete Practice Questions

Explanations to Discrete Practice Questions

Electrochemistry

Introduction

Electrochemical Cells

Cell Potentials

Electromotive Force and Thermodynamics

Conclusion

Concept Summary

Answers to Concept Checks

Equations to Remember

Shared Concepts

Discrete Practice Questions

Explanations to Discrete Practice Questions

Glossary

Periodic Table of the Elements