AP Chemistry Crash Course, For the 2020 Exam, Book + Online: Get a Higher Score in Less Time

AP Chemistry Crash Course, For the 2020 Exam, Book + Online: Get a Higher Score in Less Time

by Adrian Dingle

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Overview

For the 2020 Exam!
AP® Chemistry Crash Course®

A Higher Score in Less Time!

At REA, we invented the quick-review study guide for AP® exams. A decade later, REA’s Crash Course® remains the top choice for AP® students who want to make the most of their study time and earn a high score.

Here’s why more AP® teachers and students turn to REA’s AP® Chemistry Crash Course®:

Targeted Review - Study Only What You Need to Know.  REA's 3rd edition is fully updated for 2020. Our Crash Course® is based on an in-depth analysis of the revised AP® Chemistry course and exam description and sample AP® test questions released by the College Board. It covers only the information tested on the exam, so you can make the most of your valuable study time.

Expert Test-taking Strategies and Advice. Written by Adrian Dingle, an award-winning AP® Chemistry teacher and test development expert, the book gives you the topics and critical context that will matter most on exam day. Crash Course® relies on the author’s extensive analysis of the test’s structure and content. By following his advice, you can boost your score.

Practice questions – a mini-test in the book, a full-length exam online. Are you ready for your exam? Try our focused practice set inside the book. Then go online to take our full-length practice exam.You’ll get the benefits of timed testing, detailed answers, and automatic scoring that pinpoints your performance based on the official AP® exam topics – so you'll be confident on test day.

Whether you’re cramming for the exam or looking to recap and reinforce your teacher’s lessons, Crash Course® is the study guide every AP® student needs.

About the Author

Adrian Dingle is a chemistry educator and author, with close to three decades of experience teaching in the United States and the United Kingdom. He is the creator of the award-winning chemistry website, www.adriandingleschemistrypages.com and taught AP® Chemistry at the prestigious Westminster School in Atlanta, GA for 18 years.

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. He holds a B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry and a Postgraduate Certificate 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738612638
Publisher: Research & Education Association
Publication date: 02/04/2020
Series: Advanced Placement (AP) Crash Course
Edition description: Third Edition, Revised
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 27,784
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 16 - 18 Years

About the Author


Adrian Dingle is an award-winning chemistry educator and author, with close to three decades of experience teaching in the United States and the United Kingdom. He is the creator of the acclaimed chemistry website Adrian Dingle's Chemistry Pages. Now teaching AP® Chemistry at the Culver Academies in Culver, Indiana, he taught the same course at the Westminster Schools in Atlanta for 18 years.

The focus of Mr. Dingle’s teaching career has been on preparing students for standardized tests; AP® and SAT® tests in the U.S., GCSE’s and A levels in the UK, and International Baccalaureate on both sides of the Atlantic. He holds a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Chemistry and a Postgraduate Certificate 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.

Table of Contents

About Our Book v

About Our Author vi

Part I Introduction

Chapter 1 Keys for Success on the AP® Chemistry Exam 3

Part II Content Review

Chapter 2 Atoms and Moles 15

Chapter 3 Electrons 21

Chapter 4 Periodicity 33

Chapter 5 Atomic Models 43

Chapter 6 Conservation of Atoms and Mass 49

Chapter 7 Solids, Liquids, Gases, and Solutions 53

Chapter 8 Intermolecular Forces 71

Chapter 9 Intra Forces, VSEPR, and Shape 77

Chapter 10 Bonding and Properties of Solids 91

Chapter 11 Chemical Reactions 101

Chapter 12 Classifying Chemical Reactions 113

Chapter 13 Energy Changes in Chemical Reactions 127

Chapter 14 Factors Affecting Rates of Reaction 137

Chapter 15 Collision Theory 143

Chapter 16 Mechanisms 147

Chapter 17 Catalysts 151

Chapter 18 Temperature, Heat, and Specific Heat Capacity 155

Chapter 19 Conservation of Energy, Work, and Calorimetry 159

Chapter 20 Bond Making and Bond Breaking 165

Chapter 21 Inter and Intra Forces and Physical and Chemical Change 171

Chapter 22 Entropy and Free Energy 175

Chapter 23 Dynamic Equilibrium 179

Chapter 24 Le Chatelier's Principle 187

Chapter 25 Acids, Bases, and Solubility Equilibrium 193

Chapter 26 Equilibrium and Gibbs Free Energy 211

Part III AP® Chemistry Lab Work

Chapter 27 Laboratory Work in AP® Chemistry 215

Part IV Test-Taking Strategies and Practice Questions

Chapter 28 Practice Multiple-Choice Questions 243

Chapter 29 Writing Good Free-Response Answers 261

Part V Appendix

Periodic Table of the Elements 267

AP® Chemistry Equations and Constants 268

Practice Exam rea.com/studycenter

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