Book Description: Here is a thorough review focused especially to prepare high school students to do well in introductory chemistry. The book gives special emphasis to the New York State Regents Chemistry exam, and covers all the materials contained in the New York State Regents Chemistry core. The author points out the structure and logic of chemical formulas and equations, reviews the phases of matter, atomic structure, chemical periodicity and chemical bonding. Other topics include organic chemistry, the mathematics of chemistry, thermodynamics, acids and bases, electrochemistry, kinetics and equilibrium, and more. A final chapter details procedures for laboratory activities. The book contains actual New York State Regents exams.