Barron's AP Chemistry with CD-ROM, 8th Edition

Barron's AP Chemistry with CD-ROM, 8th Edition

by Neil D. Jespersen Ph.D., Pamela Kerrigan Ph.D.

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Overview

Extensive test preparation for the AP Chemistry exam includes:

  • Six practice AP exams: three diagnostic tests and three full-length practice exams that are aligned with the upcoming, new AP Chemistry exam
  • All questions answered and explained
  • A comprehensive subject review covering the structure of matter, chemical bonding, states of matter, physical chemistry, chemical reactions, and all other test topics
  • Study tips and test-taking strategies

This review book can be purchased alone or with an optional CD-ROM that presents two additional full-length practice tests with automatic scoring and fully explained answers.

System Requirements:

Microsoft® Windows®:
  • 2.33GHz or faster x86-compatible processor, or Intel® Atom® 1.6GHz or faster processor for netbooks
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP (32-bit), Windows Server® 2003 (32-bit), Windows Server 2008 (32-bit), Windows Vista® (32-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit), Windows 8 (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • 512MB of RAM (1GB of RAM recommended for netbooks); 128MB of graphics memory
  • CD-ROM drive
  • 1024 X 768 color display

    MAC OS:
  • Intel Core® Duo 1.33GHz or faster processor
  • Mac OS X 10.6 or higher
  • 512MB of RAM; 128MB of graphics memory
  • CD-ROM drive
  • 1024 X 768 color display
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9781438076003
    Publisher: Barrons Educational Series
    Publication date: 03/01/2016
    Edition description: Eighth Edition
    Pages: 768
    Sales rank: 1,152,211
    Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.60(d)

    About the Author

    Pamela K. Kerrigan is an active member and director of the Division of Natural Sciences at the College of Mount Saint Vincent (Bronx, New York). She earned her B.A. at Lakeland College as a double major in biology and chemistry, her M.S. at the University of Wisconsin (Milwaukee), and her Ph.D. at Arizona State University in chemistry. Over the past 20 years, Dr. Kerrigan has mentored numerous undergraduate research students. She teaches undergraduate courses in general chemistry, organic chemistry, and biochemistry. Dr. Kerrigan is the past chair of the New York section of the American Chemical Society and is a councilor. During her tenure at the college, she has been the mentor for the American Chemical Society Student Chapter. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Sigma Xi representing the North East Region since 2012. For 10 years, Dr. Kerrigan was a reader for the AP Chemistry exam.

    Table of Contents


    Barron's Essential 5
    Preface
    Acknowledgments
    Introduction
    Important Facts About the Advanced Placement Examination in Chemistry
    Test Content and Distribution
    Format of the Examination
    Chemical Calculations
    Calculator Policy
    Scoring of the Examination
    How to Use This Review Book
    Organizing Your Review
    What to Expect of the AP Chemistry Examination
    How to Maximize Your Score
    Final Preparation for the Exam
    DIAGNOSTIC TESTS


    Diagnostic Test 1
    Diagnostic Test 2
    Diagnostic Test 3
    PART ONE: STRUCTURE OF MATTER
    Structure of the Atom
    The Periodic Table
    Nuclear Chemistry
    PART TWO: CHEMICAL BONDING
    Ionic Compounds, Formulas, and Reactions
    Covalent Compounds, Formulas, and Structure
    Stoichiometry
    PART THREE: STATES OF MATTER
    Gases
    Liquids and Solids
    Solutions
    PART FOUR: PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY
    Chemical Equilibrium
    Kinetics
    Thermodynamics
    PART FIVE: CHEMICAL REACTIONS
    Oxidation-Reduction Reactions and Electrochemistry
    Acids and Bases
    Organic Chemistry and Polymers
    Experimental Chemistry
    PRACTICE TESTS
    APPENDICES
    Appendix 1 Answer Explanations for End-of-Chapter Questions
    Appendix 2 Electronic Configurations of the Elements
    Appendix 3 Thermodynamic Data for Selected Elements, Compounds, and Ions(25°C)
    Appendix 4 Ionization Constants of Weak Acids
    Appendix 5 Ionization Constants of Polyprotic Acids
    Appendix 6 Ionization Constants of Weak Bases
    Appendix 7 Solubility Product Constants
    Appendix 8 Reference Tables for Practice Tests, Section II
    Glossary
    Index

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