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This book is customizable for courses with annual enrollments of 50 students or more.
This laboratory manual is intended for a two-semester general chemistry course. The procedures are written with the goal of simplifying a complicated and often challenging subject for students by applying concepts to everyday life.
This lab manual covers topics such as composition of compounds, reactivity, stoichiometry, limiting reactants, gas laws, calorimetry, periodic trends, molecular structure, spectroscopy, kinetics, equilibria, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, intermolecular forces, solutions, and coordination complexes.
By the end of this course, you should have a solid understanding of the basic concepts of chemistry, which will give you confidence as you embark on your career in science.
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- INITIATE your study of the basic concepts in the general chemistry laboratory by reading through concise introductory material and answering pre-lab questions that familiarize you with the steps in each exercise.
- INVESTIGATE the mysteries of matter by following the clearly written procedures and recording data and observations on the data sheets provided. Note boxes, OSHA pictograms, and precise explanations of techniques help you develop laboratory skills while safely working through procedures.
- INTEGRATE your knowledge of each laboratory topic by making sense of the data you have collected. Critical thinking post-lab questions assist you in understanding what you have performed in lab.