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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 0: The Analytical Process General steps in a chemical analysis (i.e., formulating question, select method, sampling, analysis, interpretation and reporting results, drawing conclusions) Chapter 1: Measurements Converting between units Chemical concentrations (i.e., molarity, percent composition, parts-per-million) Preparing solutions and using dilution factors Chapter 2: Tools of the Trade The analytical balance, preventing weighing errors Burets, volumetric flasks, pipets, calibration of volumetric glassware Chapter 3: Experimental Error Significant figures in arithmetic Types of error, precision and accuracy, absolute and relative uncertainty Propagating uncertainty Chapter 4: Statistics Gaussian distributions, calculating mean and standard deviation Confidence intervals, use of students t, Q test Chapter 6: Chemical Equilibrium Manipulating equilibrium constants Acid-base, precipitation, and complexation equilibria...
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- Spring '11