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Abstract Volume 29 (2024) pp 37-42

Chemistry and the Calculus

John C. O’C. Young*

Department of Chemistry, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 3C3,
Received September 28, 2023. Accepted December 6, 2023.

Published: 25 January 2024

Abstract. Based on a rudimentary knowledge of the calculus, specifically of the derivative and integral of xn and the chain rule, enhanced versions are presented of several experimental procedures frequently encountered in undergraduate chemistry laboratory programs.

Key Words: In the Classroom; physical chemistry

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