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CliffsAP Chemistry is for students who are enrolled in AP Chemistry or who are preparing for the Advanced Placement Examination in Chemistry. Inside, you’ll find hints for answering the essay and multiple-choice sections, a clear explanation of the exam format, reviews of all 22 required labs, a look at how exams are graded, and more:
- Realistic full-length practice exam
- Answers to commonly asked questions about the AP Chemistry exam
- Study strategies to help you prepare
- Thorough review of the key topics that are sure to be on the test
- Sample laboratory write-ups
The AP Chemistry exam is coming up! Your thorough understanding of months and months of college-level chemistry coursework is about to be evaluated in a 3-hour examination. CliffsAP Chemistry includes the following material to you do the very best job possible on the big test:
- Electronic structure of atoms
- Covalent bonding and ionic bonding
- Acids and bases
- Reduction and oxidation
- Organice chemistry and nuclear chemistry
- Writing and predicting chemical reactions
This comprehensive guide offers a thorough review of key concepts and detailed answer explanations. It’s all you need to do your best — and get the college credits you deserve.
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About the contents:
Review of topics tested:
Liquids and Solids
cids and Bases
20 multiple-choice questions
Multiple free-response questions on each topic, with answers on each topic, with answers and and explanations
2 full-length practice exams
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Table of Contents
Study Guide Checklist.
Format of the AP Chemistry Exam.
Topics Covered by the AP Chemistry Exam.
PART I: Introduction.
Questions Commonly Asked About the AP Chemistry Exam.
PART II: Specific Topics.
The Gas Laws.
Electronic Structure of Atoms.
Liquids and Solids.
Acids and Bases.
Energy and Spontaneity.
Reduction and Oxidation.
Writing and Predicting Chemical Reactions.
PART III: AP Chemistry Laboratory Experiments.
PART IV: AP Chemistry Practice Test.
Answers and Explanations for the Practice Test.
PART V: Appendixes.
Appendix A: Commonly Used Abbreviations, Signs, and Symbols.
Appendix B: Acid-Base Indicators.
Appendix C: Flame Tests for Elements.
Appendix D: Qualitative Analysis of Cations and Anions.