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- Winter 2017 Syllabus
- Winter 2017 Schedule
- Course-level Learning Outcomes

Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 10
Chapter 4
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 14
Chapter 5
Chapter 8
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 18
Chapter 9
Chapter 15
Chapter 16

Exam 1
Exam 2
Exam 3
Exam 4
Exam 5
Final Exam

Quiz 1
Quiz 2
Quiz 3
Quiz 4
Quiz 5
Exam 1
Exam 2
Exam 3
Exam 4
Exam 5


Periodic Table

Naming Compounds
- Key

Lewis Structures
- Key

Chapters 9 and 10
- Key

Intermolecular Forces
- Key

Balancing Equations
- Key

Predicting Products
- Key

Redox Reactions
- Key

CHEM 139: Introduction to General Chemistry

Updated: 01/09/17

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    • Lecture note for Chapters 3 and 10 are now available (in the Lecture Notes section to the left). Print the notes before Monday's class, when we will finish Chapter 2 and start Chapter 3.

    • First Day of Class: Monday, January 3rd
      • Attendance is required. Due to the waitlist, students who are absent the first day without contacting the instructor will be dropped from the class.
      • While there is a waitlist, students who miss class during the first two weeks without instructor permission will be dropped.

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in SAM 420 for Winter 2017

Monday and Tuesday: 2:00-3:30pm
Wednesday: 2:00-4:00pm
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Phone: (206) 934-4130
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