Table of Contents: CHEM 209

This subset of the textbook is tailored for the content of CHEM 209. For the extended textbook content, see here.

Background: Chemistry Review (Chapters 1-5)

Chapter 1: Chemistry of the Lab

Chapter 2: Periodic Table, Atoms & Molecules

Chapter 3: Solutions

Chapter 4: Chemical Reactions

Chapter 5: Thermochemistry

Big Idea 1: How FAST is a Reaction?

Chapter 12: Chemical Kinetics

Big Idea 2: How FAR Does a Reaction Proceed?

Chapter 13: Chemical Equilibrium

Chapter 14: Acid-Base Equilibria

Chapter 15: Other Equilibria

Chapter 17: Electrochemistry

Big Idea 3: How is STRUCTURE important?

*Some Topics in these chapters not tested in 209; see course syllabus*

Chapter 6: Electronic Structure & Properties of Elements

Chapter 7A: Molecular Structures in 2D

Chapter 7B: Molecular Structures in 3D

Chapter 8: Advanced Bonding Theories


  1. The Periodic Table
  2. Essential Mathematics
  3. Units and Conversion Factors
  4. Fundamental Physical Constants
  5. Water Properties
  6. Composition of Commercial Acids and Bases
  7. Standard Thermodynamic Properties for Selected Substances
  8. Ionization Constants of Weak Acids
  9. Ionization Constants of Weak Bases
  10. Solubility Products
  11. Formation Constants for Complex Ions
  12. Standard Electrode (Half-Cell) Potentials
  13. Half-Lives for Several Radioactive Isotopes