This chapter provides a review of the more advanced material covered in a standard introductory chemistry course through a discussion of the following topics:
- the drawing and interpretation of organic chemical structures.
- the use of ball-and-stick molecular models.
- the concept of formal charge.
- the use of electronegativities to determine bond polarity, and the application of this knowledge to determining whether a given molecule possesses a dipole moment.
- the Brønsted-Lowry and Lewis definitions of acids and bases, acidity constants and acid-base reactions.