AP Chemistry Tips

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What are isoelectronic ions?

Exploring isoelectronic ions for AP Chemistry.
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What are the common abbreviations for units used on the AP Chemistry exam?

Listing abbreviations for units used on the AP Chemistry exam.
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What is the format of the AP Chemistry free response?

Explaining the format of the AP Chemistry free response section.
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What is the format of the AP Chemistry multiple choice?

Explaining the format of the AP Chemistry multiple choice section.
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What is an isotope?

A brief guide regarding isotopes for AP Chemistry.
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What is the trend for electronegativity?

Here's the periodic trend for electronegativity and why it happens.
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What are the types of intermolecular forces?

Explaining different types of intermolecular forces for AP Chemistry.
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How do I write an electron configuration?

Practice writing electron configurations for AP Chemistry.
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What do I need to know about electron shells, subshells, and orbitals?

Electron shells, subshells, and orbitals. Energy-level diagrams, orbital filling patterns and electron configurations.
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What are some special groups on the periodic table?

Explaining alkali metals, alkaline earth metals, halogens, and noble gases for AP Chemistry.
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How do I name compounds?

Learn to name ionic and molecular compounds.
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What are covalent network solids?

Find out what covalent network solids are and what properties they have.
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What do I need to know about the periodic table?

A basic overview of the periodic table for AP Chemistry.
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What are metallic solids?

Find out what metallic solids are and what properties they have.
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What are ionic solids?

Find out what ionic solids are and what properties they have.
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What are molecular solids?

Find out what molecular solids are and what properties they have.
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What is the trend for ionization energy?

Here's the periodic trend for ionization energy and why it happens.
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What are alloys?

Learn about what alloys are and the difference between substitutional and interstitial alloys.
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How do I read a buret?

Here are four tips and a practice problem to help you read a buret.
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What is the trend for atomic radius?

Here's the periodic trend for atomic radius and why it happens.
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What can I do over the summer to prepare for AP Chemistry?

Stressed about going into AP Chemistry? Here's a list of things to do over the summer to help you walk into class prepared.
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What should I know going into AP Chemistry?

Here are the basics of what you should know about the AP Chemistry class and exam.
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What is formal charge?

Learn how to calculate formal charge with two examples.
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