**CHEM 50 General Chemistry I**

**5 Units** (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC, C-ID #: CHEM 110, CHEM120S(50=51))

UC Credit Limitation

Lecture: 54
Lab: 108
**Prerequisite:** *CHEM 40 or satisfactory score on Chemistry Placement Examination; and (MATH 71 or MATH 71B or MATH 71X or MATH 100 or MATH 110 or MATH 110H or MATH 120 or MATH 130 or MATH 140 or MATH 160 or MATH 180)*

General Chemistry topics including chemical formulas, equations, nomenclature, reactions, stoichiometry, thermochemistry, periodic trends, atomic structure, chemical bonding and structure, and properties of gases, liquids, solids, and solutions. Emphasis is on critical thinking as well as mathematical and dimensional analysis problem-solving. Laboratory experiments emphasize the scientific method as well as computer-based technologies in data acquisition and analysis. Introduces laboratory report writing skills.

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