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โš›๏ธย Unit 1

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1.0 Unit 1 Overview: Atomic Structure and Properties

Jeremy Kiggundu

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Dalia Savy

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โฑ๏ธ August 5, 2020


Welcome to Chemistry! If youโ€™re like me then youโ€™re probably thinking about your life decisions at this point, but do not fret! This study guide is here to help you navigate the triumphs and defeats, the epic highs and lows of AP Chemistry๐Ÿงช๐Ÿฅผ.

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Without a doubt, Chemistry is the most applicable science there is, which therefore makes AP Chemistry the most lucrative science class you could take while in high school!ย 

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The content tested on the AP Chemistry Exam in May is about 7-9% of unit 1.

Key Vocabulary

molesmolar massperiodic tableavogadro's number
dimensional analysisatomsstoichiometrymass spectroscopy
isotopesaverage atomic masssolidliquid
gasformula unitslaw of definite proportionsempirical formula
chromatographypolarityelectron configurationsdalton's theory
coulomb's lawthe bohr modelthe aufbau principlethe pauli exclusion principle
hund's rulenoble gas shortcutvalence electronscore electrons
photoelectric effectionization energyatomic radiusnuclear charge
electron electron repulsionionic radiuselectronegativityelectron affinity
metalnonmetalmetalloidionic bonds
polar covalent bondsnonpolar covalent bondscationanion

What You'll Learn

In the first unit of AP Chemistry, you will be introduced to:

  • Periodic Trends
  • Compositions of Mixtures
  • Atomic Structure
  • Electron Configuration
  • Covalent and Ionic Compounds
  • Elemental Composition of Substances
  • Moles and Molar Mass
  • Photoelectron Spectroscopy
  • Stoichiometry
  • Dimensional Analysis

This unit isn't bad; it's lots of the basics! Once you nail this unit down, the other units will build up your knowledge about it.

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โš›๏ธย  Unit 1: Atomic Structure and Properties

๐ŸŒ€ย  Unit 3: Intermolecular Forces and Properties

๐Ÿงชย  Unit 4: Chemical Reactions

๐Ÿ‘Ÿย  Unit 5: Kinetics

๐Ÿ”ฅย  Unit 6: Thermodynamics

โš–๏ธย  Unit 7: Equilibrium

ย  Unit 9: Applications of Thermodynamics

๐Ÿคบย  AP Chemistry Essentials

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