Basic Concepts of Chemistry / Edition 9

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Overview

The 9th edition of Malone's Basic Concepts of Chemistry provides many new and advanced features that continue to address general chemistry topics with an emphasis on outcomes assessment.

New and advanced features include an objectives grid at the end of each chapter which ties the objectives to examples within the sections, assessment exercises at the end each section, and relevant chapter problems at the end of each chapter. Within WileyPLUS, content is organized into "concept modules" that contain clear learning objectives from the text; examples, to help "show" how to do things; and automatically graded practice problems embedded in the content, to test knowledge.

A new Math Check allows quick access to the needed basic skill. The first chapter now includes brief introductions to several fundamental chemical concepts and Chapter Synthesis Problems have been added to the end of each chapter to bring key concepts into one encompassing problem. Every concept in the text is clearly illustrated with one or more step by step examples. Making it Real essays have been updated to present timely and engaging real-world applications, emphasizing the relevance of the material they are learning. This edition continues the end of chapter Student Workshop activities to cater to the many different learning styles and to engage users in the practical aspect of the material discussed in the chapter.

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Editorial Reviews

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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: 513,050
  • 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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