This book, General Chemistry for Advanced Level Secondary Schools, is written specifically for Form Five and Six students in the United Republic of Tanzania. The book is prepared according to the 2009 Chemistry Syllabus for Advanced Secondary Education, Form V - VI, issued by the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training.
The book consists of five chapters, which are: The atom, Chemical bonding, Environmental chemistry, Soil chemistry, and Chemical analysis. Each chapter comprises illustrations, exercises, revision questions, and some of practical work. Answers to numerical questions are provided at the end of the book. Learners are encouraged to do all practical work and answer all questions. This will enhance their understanding, and promote the acquisition of the intended skills and competencies for this level.