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Ch.1 - Intro to General Chemistry
Ch.2 - Atoms & Elements
Ch.3 - Chemical Reactions
BONUS: Lab Techniques and Procedures
BONUS: Mathematical Operations and Functions
Ch.4 - Chemical Quantities & Aqueous Reactions
Ch.5 - Gases
Ch.6 - Thermochemistry
Ch.7 - Quantum Mechanics
Ch.8 - Periodic Properties of the Elements
Ch.9 - Bonding & Molecular Structure
Ch.10 - Molecular Shapes & Valence Bond Theory
Ch.11 - Liquids, Solids & Intermolecular Forces
Ch.12 - Solutions
Ch.13 - Chemical Kinetics
Ch.14 - Chemical Equilibrium
Ch.15 - Acid and Base Equilibrium
Ch.16 - Aqueous Equilibrium
Ch.17 - Chemical Thermodynamics
Ch.18 - Electrochemistry
Ch.19 - Nuclear Chemistry
Ch.20 - Organic Chemistry
Ch.22 - Chemistry of the Nonmetals
Ch.23 - Transition Metals and Coordination Compounds
Molecular Polarity
Intermolecular Forces
Intermolecular Forces and Physical Properties
Clausius-Clapeyron Equation
Phase Diagrams
Heating and Cooling Curves
Atomic, Ionic, and Molecular Solids
Crystalline Solids
Simple Cubic Unit Cell
Body Centered Cubic Unit Cell
Face Centered Cubic Unit Cell

Crystalline solids represent structures with well-organized patterns and shapes. Amorphous solids represent structures that lack an organized pattern or shape. 

Crystalline vs Amorphous Solids

Concept #1: Crystalline vs Amorphous Solids

Example #1: Identify the ionic solid from the following options.

Practice: What is the major electrostatic force found within an ammonia molecule, NH3?

Practice: As it cools off, olive oil slowly hardens and forms a solid over a range of temperatures. Which best describes it as a solid? 

Practice: Compound A is hard, doesn’t conduct electricity, and melts at 1400ºC. Compound A represents which of the following:

Practice: Classify each solid as amorphous, molecular, network covalent, alloy or ionic. 

a) Steel                                               ______________________

b) CO2                                                ______________________

c) Graphite                                         ______________________

d) CaCO3                                            ______________________

e) Bronze, an alloy of Cu and Sn      ______________________