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College Chemistry Tutor Topics


The College Chemistry Tutor CD-ROM contains 81 different types of first year college chemistry problems, plus 20 multiple choice practice tests. Click on Sample Problems to try some of the problems, or click on Download Trial Version to download a free trial version of the program. The 101 different problem topics and practice tests are:

1. Using Scientific Notation
2. Using Signficant Figures
3. Temperature Scale Conversions
4. Metric Prefix Conversions
5. English to Metric Conversions
6. Density Problems
7. Percent Problems
8. Names and Symbols of the Elements
9. Test #1: Introduction
10. Protons, Neutrons, Electrons and Atomic Symbols
11. Determining Atomic Mass
12. Names and Formulas of Ions
13. Names and Formulas of Ionic Compounds
14. Names and Formulas of Binary Covalent Compounds
15. Names and Formulas of Acids
16. Test #2: Atoms and Naming
17. Determining Molar Mass
18. Calculating Grams, Moles, Molecules, and Atoms
19. Determining the Percent Composition of a Compound
20. Determining the Formula of a Compound
21. Balancing Simple Equations
22. Reaction Stoichiometry
23. Test #3: Stoiohiometry
24. Electrolytes
25. Predicting the Solubility of Ionic Compounds
26. Oxidation Numbers
27. Recognizing Types of Reactions
28. Solution Concentration - Molarity
29. Titration Stoichiometry
30. Test #4: Properties and Reactions of Aqueous Solutions
31. The Gas Laws
32. The Ideal Gas Equation
33. Stoichiometry of Reactions Involving Gases
34. Test #5: Gases
35. Energy Unit Conversions
36. Heat and Temperature
37. Thermochemistry
38. Test #6: Thermochemistry
39. Light - Wavelength, Frequency and Energy
40. Quantum Numbers
41. Electron Configuration
42. Orbital Box Diagrams
43. Periodic Trends
44. Test #7: Atomic Structure and Periodic Properties
45. Lewis Symbols
46. Valence Electrons
47. Predicting the Type of Bonding
48. Lewis Electron Dot Structures
49. Bond Properties
50. Molecular Shape
51. Formal Charge
52. Hybrid Orbitals
53. Molecular Orbital Diagrams
54. Test #8: Covalent Bonding
55. Intermolecular Attractions
56. Crystal Lattice Problems
57. Test #9: Liquids and Solids
58. Concentration of Solutions
59. Factors Affecting Solubility
60. Colligative Properties of Solutions
61. Test #10: Solutions
62. Rate Laws - Method of Initial Rates
63. Rate Laws - Integrated Rate Laws and Activation Energy
64. Rate Laws and Reaction Mechanisms
65. Test #11: Rates of Chemical Reactions
66. Chemical Equilibrium Problems
67. LeChatelier’s Principle
68. Test #12: Chemical Equilibrium
69. Conjugate Acid-Base Pairs
70. Acids, Bases and the pH Scale
71. Weak Acids and Bases
72. Hydrolysis and the pH of Salt Solutions
73. Lewis Acids and Bases
74. Test #13: Acids and Bases
75. Acid-Base Titration Curves
76. Buffer Solutions
77. Test #14: Titrations and Buffers
78. Coordination Compounds
79. Test #15: Coordination Compounds
80. Solubility and the Solubility Product
81. Precipitation of Ionic Solids
82. Test #16: Precipitation Equilibria
83. Thermodynamics and Entropy
84. Spontaneity and Temperature
85. Thermodynamics and Free Energy
86. Test #17: Reaction Spontaneity
87. Balancing Oxidation-Reduction Reactions
88. Oxidation and Reduction
89. The Potential of Electrochemical Cells
90. Cell Potential, Free Energy and Equilibrium
91. Electrolysis Problems
92. Test #18: Electrochemistry
93. Balancing Nuclear Reactions
94. The Energy of Nuclear Reactions
95. Nuclear Reactions and Half-Life
96. Test #19: Nuclear Chemistry
97. Naming Organic Compounds
98. Drawing Organic Compounds
99. Isomers
100. Organic Functional Groups
101. Test #20: Organic Chemistry