Mikulecky, Peter, Ph.D., Gilman, Michelle Rose, Brutlag, Kate
AP Chemistry for Dummies
Provides a review of the concepts of chemistry, test-taking strategies, sample questions and answers, and two full-length practice exams.
Part I: Thriving Inside the Test Tube: How to Prepare for the Exam.
Chapter 1: Knowing What You re Up Against: The AP Chemistry Exam.
Chapter 2: Preparing Yourself for the Exam.
Part II: Building Matter from the Ground Up: Atoms and Bonding.
Chapter 3: Looking Under the Atomic Hood: Atomic Structure.
Chapter 4: Answering Questions about Atomic Structure.
Chapter 5: Working and Playing Together: Bonding.
Chapter 6: Answering Questions on Bonding.
Chapter 7: Doing Atomic Geometry: Molecular Shapes.
Chapter 8: Answering Questions on Molecular Shapes.
Part III: Colliding Particles to Produce States.
Chapter 9: Putting a Finger to the Wind: Gases.
Chapter 10: Answering Questions on Gases.
Chapter 11: Condensing Particles: Solids, Liquids, and Solutions.
Chapter 12: Answering Questions on Solids, Liquids, and Solutions.
Part IV: Transforming Matter in Reactions.
Chapter 13: Reacting by the Numbers: Reactions and Stoichiometry.
Chapter 14: Answering Questions on Reactions and Stoichiometry.
Chapter 15: Going Nowhere: Equilibrium.
Chapter 16: Answering Questions on Equilibrium.
Chapter 17: Giving and Taking in Solution: Acids and Bases.
Chapter 18: Answering Questions on Acids and Bases.
Chapter 19: Transferring Charge: Oxidation Reduction.
Chapter 20: Answering Questions on Oxidation Reduction.
Chapter 21: Knowing Speed from Spontaneity: Kinetics and Thermodynamics.
Chapter 22: Answering Questions on Kinetics and Thermodynamics.
Part V: Describing Patterns and Predicting Properties.
Chapter 23: Knowing Chemistry When You See It: Descriptive Chemistry.
Chapter 24: Answering Questions on Descriptive Chemistry.
Chapter 25: Living with Carbon: Organic Chemistry.
Chapter 26: Answering Questions on Organic Chemistry.
Part VI: Getting Wet and Dirty: Labs.
Chapter 27: Knowing Your Way around the Lab: Equipment and Procedures.
Chapter 28: Taking the Tour: Recommended AP Experiments.
Part VII: Measuring Yields: Practice Tests.
Chapter 29: Practice Test One.
Chapter 30: Practice Test Two.
Part VIII: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 31: Ten Math Skills to Bring with You to the Exam.
Chapter 32: Ten Critical Types of Chemistry Problems.
Chapter 33: Ten Annoying Exceptions to Chemistry Rules.