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1. The Foundations of Chemistry. 2. Chemical Formulas and Composition Stoichiometry. 3. Chemical Equations and Reaction Stoichiometry. 4. Some Types of Chemical Reactions. 5. The Structure of Atoms. 6. Chemical Periodicity. 7. Chemical Bonding. 8. Molecular Structure and Covalent Bonding Theories. 9. Molecular Orbitals in Chemical Bonding. 10. Reactions in Aqueous Solutions I: Acids, Bases, and Salts. 11. Reactions in Aqueous Solutions II: Calculations. 12. Gases and the Kinetic-Molecular Theory. 13. Liquids and Solids. 14. Solutions. 15. Chemical Thermodynamics. 16. Chemical Kinetics. 17. Chemical Equilibrium. 18. Ionic Equilibria I: Acids and Bases. 19. Ionic Equilibria II: Buffers and Titration Curves. 20. Ionic Equilibria III: The Solubility Product Principle. 21. Electrochemistry. 22. Metals I: Metallurgy. 23. Metals II: Properties and Reactions. 24. Some Nonmetals and Metalloids. 25. Coordination Compounds. 26. Nuclear Chemistry. 27. Organic Chemistry I: Formulas, Names, and Properties. 28. Organic Chemistry II: Shapes, Selected Reactions, and Biopolymers. Qualitative Analysis Chapters. 29. Metals in Qualitative Analysis. 30. Introduction to Laboratory Work. 31. Analysis of Cation Group I. 32. Analysis of Cation Group II. 33. Analysis of Cation Group III. 34. Analysis of Cation Group IV. 35. Analysis of Cation Group V. 36. Ionic Equilibria in Qualitative Analysis.