Basic Concepts of Chemistry / Edition 9

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Overview

An accessible, student-friendly introduction to chemistry, the newest edition of this popular text helps students tackle the basics of chemistry. It has been revised to improve the logical and flexible flow of topics and to give more of an emphasis on chemical reactions. Extensive math reviews, unique to this text, include worked-out examples and exercises with answers provided to help students review necessary topics. Easy-to-follow examples help students develop the problem-solving skills necessary for chemistry. Frequent testing reinforces these concepts and study skills. The easy-to-read writing style and important pedagogical aids are continued in this edition to help instructors and students cover the basics.
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A text for preparatory chemistry courses as well as one-semester general purpose courses. Chapters begin with references to current topics<-->such as early results from the Galileo probe to Jupiter, global warming, or the nature of lightning. Appendixes designed to alleviate math-anxiety provide discussions of mathematical concepts, as well as examples and sample problems in the areas of basic arithmetic, algebra, and scientific notation. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Third edition of a standard elementary textbook for majors. Designed with flexibility; written in a conversational style. No bibliography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470938454
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/3/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 696
  • Sales rank: 459,107
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Prologue.

CHAPTER 1 Chemistry and Measurements.

CHAPTER 2 Elements and Compounds.

CHAPTER 3 The Properties of Matter and Energy.

CHAPTER 4 The Periodic Table and Chemical Nomenclature.

CHAPTER 5 Quantities in Chemistry.

CHAPTER 6 Chemical Reactions.

CHAPTER 7 Quantitative Relationships in Chemical Reactions.

CHAPTER 8 Modern Atomic Theory.

CHAPTER 9 The Chemical Bond.

CHAPTER 10 The Gaseous State.

CHAPTER 11 The Solid and Liquid States.

CHAPTER 12 Aqueous Solutions.

CHAPTER 13 Acids, Bases, and Salts.

CHAPTER 14 Oxidation–Reduction Reactions.

CHAPTER 15 Reaction Rates and Equilibrium.

CHAPTER 16 Nuclear Chemistry.

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