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    Jul 23, 2024  
2022-23 RACC Student Catalog 
2022-23 RACC Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CHE 150 - Chemistry I

4 Credit Hours (Lab)

This course is the first of a two-semester inorganic chemistry sequence.  Major topics include; significant figures, scientific notation, scientific method, the metric system and measurements, nomenclature, atomic structure, chemical reactions and equations, formula calculations and stoichiometry, heats of reaction, calorimetry, Hess’s Law, gas laws, atomic and molecular theory, structure and chemical bonding using VSEPR Theory, states of matter (gasses, liquids, solids) thermochemistry and solutions.  This course is desiged for students who are pursuing a career or further study in the sciences or engineering.  The laboratory component reinforces the general theories and principles of chemistry that are introcuded and emphasized in lectures.

Prerequisite(s): CHE 120  or high school chemistry with a “C” or better.

MAT 110  with a “C” or better.

Semesters Offered: Fall

This course satisfies the core competency for

Scientific Reasoning.

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