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AP* CHEMISTRY CRASH COURSE

Late getting started? Facing too many tests? Use this course to learn the most in the least time!

STUDY ONLY WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
REA’s Crash Course is based on an in-depth analysis of the AP Chemistry exam and actual AP test questions. It covers only the information tested on the exam, so you can make the most of...

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Overview

AP* CHEMISTRY CRASH COURSE

Late getting started? Facing too many tests? Use this course to learn the most in the least time!

STUDY ONLY WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
REA’s Crash Course is based on an in-depth analysis of the AP Chemistry exam and actual AP test questions. It covers only the information tested on the exam, so you can make the most of your study time.

EXPERT TEST-TAKING STRATEGIES
Developed by an AP teacher with many years of classroom experience, this Crash Course presents detailed, question-level strategies for answering both the multiple-choice and essay questions. By following the author’s expert advice, you can boost your score in every section of the test.

EXAM -FOCUSED CONTENT
Fully revised for the 2014 AP Chemistry exam, this Crash Course focuses on the 6 Big Ideas covered on the exam. Each chapter includes valuable test-taking tips to help you succeed. Explanations of the 16 AP Chemistry Labs are also included.

FREE ONLINE PRACTICE EXAM
Our full-length online practice exam includes every topic and type of question found on the AP exam. It offers timed testing, automatic scoring, and detailed explanations of answers. It even provides helpful diagnostics to pinpoint where you’re strongest and where you need to focus.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738611549
  • Publisher: Research & Education Association
  • Publication date: 1/15/2014
  • Series: Advanced Placement (AP) Crash Course
  • Edition description: Second
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 55,535
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Adrian Dingle is a chemistry educator and author, with 24 years of experience teaching in the United States and the United Kingdom. He is the creator of the award-winning chemistry website, www.adriandingleschemistrypages.com.

The focus of Mr. Dingle’s teaching career has been on preparing students for standardized tests; AP® and SAT® tests in the United States, GCSE’s and A levels in the United Kingdom, and International Baccalaureate in both countries. An Englishman, he lives in Atlanta, Georgia, where he teaches at The Westminster Schools. He holds a B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry, and a Postgraduate Certi.cate in Education, both from the University of Exeter in England.

In addition to writing this Crash Course, Mr. Dingle has written The Periodic Table: Elements With Style, How To Make A Universe With 92 Ingredients, and SAT™ Chemistry Crash Course. He is the 2011 winner of the School Library Association of the UK’s Information Book Award, and, in 2012, was honored with the prestigious literary prize Wissenschaftsbuch des Jahre, sponsored by the Austrian Ministry of Science and Research.

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

REA’s AP Chemistry Crash Course is the first book of its kind for the
last-minute studier or any AP student who wants a quick refresher on
the course. This Crash Course gets you ready for the new 2014 AP
Chemistry exam. Our review and online practice test are based on
a careful analysis of the latest changes to the AP Chemistry Course
Description outline and exam.

Written by an AP teacher, our easy-to-read format gives students a
crash course in Chemistry. The targeted review chapters are grouped
by topics, offering you a concise way to learn all the important facts,
formulas, and terms before exam day.

Unlike other test preps, REA’s AP Chemistry Crash Course gives you a
review specifically focused on what you really need to study in order
to ace the exam. The introduction discusses the content and format
of the new exam, shows you the types of questions you’ll see on test
day, and explains how the exam is scored.

Parts Two through Seven give you a complete crash course in Chemistry.
Each chapter presents essential information tested on the AP
exam and covers everything from Atoms and Elements to Chemical
Thermodynamics and Equilibrium. The author includes a chapter
detailing the laboratory work necessary for AP Chemistry, and also
shows you how to write high-scoring answers for the free-response
portion of the exam.

No matter how or when you prepare for the AP Chemistry exam,
REA’s Crash Course will show you how to study efficiently and strategically,
so you can boost your score!

To check your test readiness for the AP Chemistry exam, either before
or after studying this Crash Course, take REA’s FREE online practice
exam. To access your practice exam, visit the online REA Study Center
at www.rea.com/studycenter and follow the on-screen instructions.

This true-to-format test features automatic scoring of the multiple-choice
questions, detailed explanations of all answers, and diagnostic
score reporting that will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses
so you’ll be ready on exam day!

Good luck on your AP Chemistry exam!

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Table of Contents

About This Book
About Our Author
Acknowledgments

Introduction
Chapter 1 Keys for Success on the AP Chemistry Exam

Atoms and Elements

Chapter 2 Atoms and Moles
Chapter 3 Electrons
Chapter 4 Periodicity
Chapter 5 Atomic Models
Chapter 6 Conservation of Atoms and Mass

Bonding
Chapter 7 Solids, Liquids, Gases, and Solutions
Chapter 8 Intermolecular Forces
Chapter 9 Intra Forces, VSEPR, and Shape
Chapter 10 Bonding and Properties of Solids

Chemical Reactions
Chapter 11 Chemical Reactions
Chapter 12 Classifying Chemical Reactions
Chapter 13 Energy Changes in Chemical Reactions

Rates of Reaction
Chapter 14 Factors Affecting Rates of Reaction
Chapter 15 Collision Theory
Chapter 16 Mechanisms
Chapter 17 Catalysts

Chemical Thermodynamics
Chapter 18 Temperature, Heat, and Specific Heat Capacity
Chapter 19 Conservation of Energy, Work, and Calorimetry
Chapter 20 Bond Making and Bond Breaking
Chapter 21 Inter and Intra Forces and Physical and Chemical Change
Chapter 22 Entropy and Free Energy

Equilibrium

Chapter 23 Dynamic Equilibrium
Chapter 24 Le Chatelier’s Principle
Chapter 25 Acids, Bases, and Solubility Equilibrium
Chapter 26 Equilibrium and Gibbs Free Energy

Overarching Themes

Chapter 27 Laboratory Work in AP Chemistry
Chapter 28 Writing Good Free-Response Answers
Periodic Table of the Elements
AP Chemistry Equations and Constants

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 4, 2014

    Great tips for new 2014 AP Chemistry Test

    Revised for 2014 AP Chemistry test, this book is a concise, topic by topic, look at all the chemistry concepts covered in the test. Throughout the book are tips for taking the test that should give the student more confidence.

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