Chemistry Drill and Practice Tutorials

These problems were developed by Prof. George Wiger ( at California State University, Dominguez Hills. They have been reorganized for use with "Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity" by Kotz and Treichel and are used here with his permission. Problems with a (DP) are Drill and practice problems. Problems with a (WP) are word problems. Problems with a (DA) are data analysis problems.
  1. Chapter 1, Matter and Measurement
    1. Significant Figures (DP)
    2. Scientific Notation(DP)
    3. Mass, density and volume (DP)
    4. Percentage (DP)
    5. Mass, density and volume (WP)
    6. Converting Volumes (DP)
    7. Converting Mass (DP)
    8. Converting Distance (DP)
    9. Converting Densities (DP)
    10. Converting Temperatures (DP)

  2. Chapter 2, Atoms and Elements
    1. Protons,electrons and neutrons (DP)
    2. The Periodic Table(DP)
    3. Elements,moles and mass (DP)

  3. Chapter 3, Molecules and Compounds
    1. Simple Nomenclature-Formulas to Names(DP)
    2. Simple Nomenclature-Names to Formulas(DP)
    3. Nomenclature-Stock Notation(DP)
    4. Mass, moles and gfw (DP)
    5. Chemical Formulas and Mass Relationships (DP)
    6. Calculations based on Chemical Formulas (WP)
    7. Formulas and Percent Composition (DA)

  4. Chapter 4, Stoichiometry
    1. Balancing Chemical Reactions (WP)
    2. Mass Relationships in Chemical Reactions (WP)
    3. Limiting Reagents (WP)
    4. Calculations based on percent yields (WP)
    5. Combining Limiting Reagent and % Yield (WP)
    6. Combustion Analysis (WP)

  5. Chapter 5, Reactions in Aqueous Solution

    1. Molarity, moles and volume (DP)
    2. Molarity, mass and volume (WP)
  6. Chapter 6, Principles of Reactivity: Energy and Chemical Reactions
    1. Heat and Temperature Changes for water (DP)
    2. Heat Transfer-water (DP)
    3. Heat Transfer-water and another substance (DP)
    4. Hess' Law(DP)
    5. Using Heats of Formation

  7. Chapter 7, Atomic Structure
    1. Wavelength, frequency and energy (DP)
    2. Atomic Spectrum of Hydrogen(WP)

  8. Chapter 8, Atomic Electron Configurations and Chemical Periodicity
    1. The Quantum Numbers (WP)

  9. Chapter 9, Bonding and Molecular Structure: Fundamental Concepts

  10. Chapter 10, Bonding and Molecular Structure: Orbital Hybridization, Molecular Orbitals, and Metallic Bonding.
    1. Hybridization (WP)

  11. Chapter 11, Bonding and Molecular Structure: Organic Chemistry

  12. Chapter 12, Gases
    1. Boyle's Law (DP)
    2. Charles' Law (DP)
    3. Avogadro's Law (DP)
    4. Combined Gas Law (DP)
    5. The Ideal Gas Equation (WP)
    6. The Complete Gas Law Page(WP,DP)

  13. Chapter 13, Bonding and Molecular Structure: Intermolecular Forces, Liquids, and Solids.

  14. Chapter 14, Solutions and their Behavior.
    1. Molarity, moles and volume (DP)
    2. Molarity, mass and volume (WP)
    3. Raoult's Law (DA)
    4. Freezing and Boiling Points-Aqueous Solutions (DP)
    5. Osmotic Pressure (DP)

  15. Chapter 15, Principles of Reactivity: Chemical Kinetics
    1. Determining Orders and Rate Constants (WP)
    2. Using the Rate Law (WP)
    3. First Order Processes(WP)
    4. The Arrhenius Equation(WP)

  16. Chapter 16, Principles of Reactivity: Chemical Equilibria
    1. Calculating K (WP)
    2. Calculating an Equilibrium Concentration(WP)
    3. Q vs K(WP)
    4. The LeChatelier Effect(WP)
    5. Combining Equilibria(WP)

  17. Chapter 17, Principles of Reactivity: The Chemistry of Acids and Bases
    1. pH, pOH, [H+], [OH-] (DP)
    2. Solutions of Acids and Bases-pH (DP)
    3. Solutions of Acids and Bases (WP)
    4. Properties of Buffers(WP)

  18. Chapter 18, Principles of Reactivity: Reactions between Acids and Bases
    1. Acids/Base Titrations (WP)

  19. Chapter 19, Principles of Reactivity: Precipitation Reactions
    1. Slightly Soluble Salts (DP)

  20. Chapter 20, Principles of Reactivity: Entropy and Free Energy

  21. Chapter 21, Principles of Reactivity: Electron-Transfer Reactions
    1. Balancing Oxidation Reduction Reactions (WP)
    2. Calculating Eo (WP)
    3. Faraday's Laws (WP)
    4. The Nernst Equation (WP)

  22. Chapter 22, Chemistry of the Main Group Elements

  23. Chapter 23, Chemistry of the Transition Elements

  24. Chapter 24, Nuclear Chemistry

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Scott Van Bramer
Department of Chemistry
Widener University
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