This course should be taken prior to CHE 151 by students who fall into one of the following categories provided they have adequate mathematics preparation (see prerequisite and recommendation below): (a) students with no previous background in chemistry, (b) students with an average or below average background in high school chemistry, or (c) students in need of a review of basic chemical problem solving skills. Topics include problem solving using the factor-label method, dimensional analysis, linear relationships, graphing, and significant figures; the atomic mass system and the mole concept; chemical formulae and inorganic nomenclature; basic chemical reactions, balancing equations, reaction stoichiometry, and limiting reagent problems; atomic structure and the principles of chemical bonding; solution concentrations and stoichiometry. Three class hours, three laboratory hours. (SUNY-NS)
Prerequisite: MTH 104 with a grade of C or better, or Sequential Mathematics Course III* with a grade of C or better, or equivalent. Completion of or concurrent registration in MTH 165 is strongly recommended. *Regents level strongly recommended.
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Spring Semester 2014
Building 8, Room 212
M-F 8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.