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CHEM 115 General Chemistry I (4)

A comprehensive, one-semester introduction to the field of chemistry, stressing concepts and a semiquantitative understanding rather than detailed theory. Discussions include: chemical reactions, equations, and stoichiometry; atomic and molecular structure, chemical bonding, and molecular polarity; reactions in solutions, especially acid/base, redox, and precipitation; chemical energy including heat and enthalpy, entropy, free energy, and chemical equilibrium; electrochemical cells; the gas laws, liquids, intermolecular forces, and phase changes. Laboratory required

  • General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Natural Sciences
  • Corequisite: CHEM 115Y
  • Offering: Fall
  • Instructor: Staff

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