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Course : General Chemistry I

Course Number
Section Number
Spring 2022
Bolin Hall, 304
Days & Times
Final Exam Day/Time
Wednesday, May 04, 2022 8:00 am - 10:00 am

                       Exam 1            Chapters 01 - 02      Matter; Atoms, molecules and Ions

                       Exam 2            Chapters 03-04 &10   Stoichiometry; Aqueous reactions and Gas Properties 

                       Exam 3            Chapters 05 - 07     Thermochemistry; Electronic structures; periodic Table

             Exam 4       Chapter 08 - 09      Chemical bonding, Bonding theories and Molecular Geometries 

                       Final Exam      Comprehensive ACS exam covering chapters 1 - 10 

Prerequisites: Credit or concurrent enrollment in Math 1233 or 1534  

All teaching materials can be accessed via D2L.

Textbook (Mandatory): Chemistry - The Central Science; Brown, LeMay, Bursten, 14th ed.

Supplemental Material: (a) Library reference materials, Student Solutions Guide (free of charge) 

                     (b) Macmillan online homework sets (on-line payment required)

Grading Scale:         

                                   A:   90-100%

                                   B:   80-89%

                                   C:   70-79%

                                   D:   55-69%

                                   F:   <55%

                                  (of total points) 

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2) If NOT feel well, temporarily attending each class online via zoom.

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