Class Materials for CHEM 21A at El Camino Community College

The following documents are some of the materials used in this class. Please download them and bring them to class.


  • Syllabus for Chem 21A - Survey of General and Organic Chemistry

  • Chapter 1 - Matter, Measurements, and Calculations
  • Chapter 2 - Atoms and Molecules
  • Chapter 3 - Electronic Structure and the Periodic Table
  • Chapter 4 - Forces Between Particles
  • Chapter 5 - Chemical Reactions
  • Chapter 6 - The States of Matter
  • Chapter 7 - Solutions and Colloids
  • Chapter 9 - Acids, Bases, and Salts
  • Chapter 10 - Radioactivity and Nuclear Processes
  • Chapter 11 - Organic Compounds, Alkanes
  • Chapter 12 - Unsaturated Hydrocarbons
  • Chapter 13 - Organic Compounds with Oxygen and Sulfur



  • Homework Problemsets for Chem21A - Survey of General and Organic Chemistry


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    Final Exam scores and Final Grades available by clicking on the link below.

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  • Powerpoint lecture notes for Chapters 11, 12, and 13 on Alkanes, Unsaturated Hydrocarbons, and Organic Compounds with Oxygen and Sulfur are now available to be downloaded


    Homework #8 will be passed out tomorrow and available online. This assignment will be due next Wed, 05-21-08.


    Homework #9 and Homework #10 will be passed out tomorrow and available online. Both assignments will be due next Wed, 05-28-08.