|A. Ability to utilize exponents to write numbers and make interconversions between the two.
B. Ability to use the metric system of measurement and make conversions to the English system.
C. Knowledge of atom components.
D. Knowledge of chemical elements, symbols, and valence for each that occurs as a free ion.
E. Ability to identify complex ions by name, given the chemical symbol, to include the correct valence.
F. Ability to calculate the percentage composition by weight of an element in a compound.
G. Knowledge of the effect of adding a chemical substance to a buffer system as related to chemical equilibria.
H. Knowledge of inorganic substances which behave as acids, bases, or neutral salts.
I. Ability to define pH and identify substances which act as acids or bases.
J. Knowledge of structural bonds for a chemical substance.
K. Knowledge of organic substances, their bonds, and reactive end groups and the ability to identify which are alcohols aldehydes, ketones, esters, and carboxylic acids.
L. Ability to draw the structural formula of an organic substance.
M. Ability to identify a structural formula for a biochemical substance as a protein, sugar, starch, hormone, vitamin, or nucleic acid.
N. Ability to classify a selected pesticide product into the respective chemical group.
O. Knowledge of common formulations of pesticides.
P. Ability to place a chemical into its proper toxicity category given its LD50 and knowledge of necessary safety precautions in its application and use.