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Chapter 1: What is Chemistry?
Chapter 2: The Numerical Side of Chemistry
Chapter 3: The Evolution of Atomic Theory
Chapter 4: The Modern Model of the Atom
Chapter 5: Chemical Bonding and Nomenclature
Chapter 6: The Shape of Molecules
Chapter 7: Intermolecular Forces and the Phases of Matter
Chapter 8: Chemical Reactions
Chapter 9: Stoichiometry and the Mole
Chapter 10: Electron Transfer in Chemical Reactions
Chapter 11: What If There Were No Intermolecular Forces? The Ideal Gas
Chapter 12: Solutions
Chapter 13: When Reactants Turn into Products
Chapter 14: Chemical Equilibrium
Chapter 15: Electrolytes, Acids, and Bases
Chapter 16: Nuclear Chemistry
Chapter 17: The Chemistry of Carbon
Chapter 18: Synthetic and Biological Polymers