A-Level Chemistry revision notes

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Chemical Bonding

Chemical bonding deals with the study of formation of compounds out of elemental forms of atoms. Various forms of bonding may be classified into the following types. Ionic Bonding: The other name of Ionic bonding is electrovalent bonding; the molecular linkages are formed by the electrostatic attraction among oppositely charged ions. The attraction phenomenon is ...

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Energetics

The enthalpy is a thermodynamic measurement of the energy of the reaction. Simply put, potential energy is present in the chemical bonds and quantification of this energy existing within molecules, is termed as enthalpy. The three types of measurements are enthalpy of formation, sublimation and reaction. In enthalpy of reaction, the bond between atoms undergoes ...

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Kinetics

The understanding of rates of reaction is a key step towards assessment of the feasibility of a reaction. The branch of chemistry which deals with this understanding is called chemical kinetics. The rate of a chemical reaction is defined in terms of the change in concentration of a designated chemical species which is a part ...

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Amount of Substance

The universe houses all the material and chemistry is the science that evolves by experimentation and careful observation on these materials. This includes not only qualitative ideas, but also rigorous quantitative measurements. In order to understand the nature of the materials, we need to identify the units which make up those materials. In chemistry, these ...

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Isotopes and Mass Spectrometry

An atom is the smallest unit which forms the basis of innumerable chemical properties that are exhibited by an element. The scope of reactions although primarily influenced by the interaction of electrons, the number of protons differentiates an element from every other element. Neutrons, although not changing the chemical properties radically, do however play a ...

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CCEA Module 1 Test

What mass of material is there in each of the following? (a)     2.00 mol of SO3 molecules (b)    0.0300 mol of Cl atoms (c)     9.00 mo1 of SO42- ions (d)     0.150 mol of MgSO4.7H2O molecules                                                                                                                                                                                             [4]   What amount of each substance is contained in the following? (a)     31.0 g of P4 molecules ...

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