A Conceptual Introduction to Chemistry / Edition 1

A Conceptual Introduction to Chemistry / Edition 1

by Rich Bauer, Pamela S. Marks, James Birk, James P. Birk
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0073301728

ISBN-13: 9780073301723

Pub. Date: 08/02/2007

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

A Conceptual Introduction to Chemistry by Bauer/Birk/Marks offers today's student a fresh perspective to the introduction of chemistry. This new textbook offers a conceptual approach to chemistry by starting first with macroscopic phenomena, and then presenting the underlying microscopic detail. Each chapter opens with a real-life scenario that helps students connect

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A Conceptual Introduction to Chemistry by Bauer/Birk/Marks offers today's student a fresh perspective to the introduction of chemistry. This new textbook offers a conceptual approach to chemistry by starting first with macroscopic phenomena, and then presenting the underlying microscopic detail. Each chapter opens with a real-life scenario that helps students connect abstract chemical concepts to their own lives. The math found in A Conceptual Introduction to Chemistry is introduced on a need-to-know basis, with "Math Toolboxes" ending each chapter, in support of the math skills required in that chapter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073301723
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
08/02/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
736
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.20(h) x 1.28(d)

Table of Contents

1 Matter and Energy
2 Atoms, Ions, and the Periodic Table
3 Chemical Compounds
4 Chemical Composition
5 Chemical Reactions and Equations
6 Quantities in Chemical Reactions
7 Electron Structure of the Atom
8 Chemical Bonding
9 The Gaseous State
10 The Liquid and Solid States
11 Solutions
12 Reaction Rates and Chemical Equilibrium
13 Acids and Bases
14 Oxidation-Reduction Reactions
15 Nuclear Chemistry
16 Organic Chemistry
Appendix A Useful Reference Information
Appendix B Toolboxes
Appendix C Answers to Practice Problems
Appendix D Answers to Selected Questions and Problems

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