This page of the
Conquering Chemistry website
provides a variety of information to supplement the textbook,
Conquering Chemistry 4th edition Preliminary Course,
by Roland Smith
If it is the HSC Course
book you want information about, just click here.
The CC website is being written
and maintained by the author. Please note that the site will change and grow as time passes.
The major sections of the book are listed below. Just click on the one that you want to look at. Because material will be regularly added and/or updated, each section carries the date on which it was last modified.
(click on the item you want)
The HSC Course page contains information about the contents of that
book and about how its contents relate to the syllabus with comments about some
of the course material. To go there just click on the underlined blue words.
Errors, suggestions and contact address
Please let me know (at the E-mail address below) of any errors you find, particularly in the answers to exercises. The Errors section above will be regularly updated as new errors emerge.
I am happy to receive suggestions from teachers and students on what should be included in this web site. Also if you find passages in the book that seem particularly obscure, please let me know: I may be able to remedy such problems on this web site. Just E-mail me at the address below. I shall answer all E-mails, but it may not be all that promptly: I do not switch on my computer every day and do not log on to the Internet every time I switch on. Please allow at least two weeks for a reply before sending an irate follow-up message!
My E-mail address for all such communications is
Copyright (revised 2014)
The material on this web site is copyright by Roland Smith.
Students or teachers may download or print one copy for their personal use without restriction. Provided they do so without any charge to their students (or to the parents of students), teachers may make multiple paper copies of material for distribution to students. However if students (or parents) are to be charged for such copies (or if material from this site is to be incorporated into a bigger document for which students will be charged) – even if the charge is for 'cost of materials' only – permission must be sought from the copyright owner at the above E-mail address. A fee may be payable for such multiple copying.
Material from this website may not be incorporated into other websites or electronic documents without written permission of the copyright owner.
This web site is being written and maintained by Roland Smith. The views expressed here are his and are not necessarily those of the publisher of Conquering Chemistry, Nelson Cengage Learning. The publisher is in no way responsible for anything written here. Nelson Cengage Learning can be contacted at www.nelsonsecondary.com.au.