Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity / Edition 8

Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity / Edition 8

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Succeed in chemistry with the clear explanations, problem-solving strategies, and dynamic study tools of CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL REACTIVITY, 8e. Combining thorough instruction with the powerful multimedia tools you need to develop a deeper understanding of general chemistry concepts, the text emphasizes the visual nature of chemistry, illustrating the close… See more details below

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Succeed in chemistry with the clear explanations, problem-solving strategies, and dynamic study tools of CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL REACTIVITY, 8e. Combining thorough instruction with the powerful multimedia tools you need to develop a deeper understanding of general chemistry concepts, the text emphasizes the visual nature of chemistry, illustrating the close interrelationship of the macroscopic, symbolic, and particulate levels of chemistry. The art program illustrates each of these levels in engaging detail--and is fully integrated with key media components. In addition access to OWL may be purchased separately or at a special price if packaged with this text. OWL is an online homework and tutorial system that helps you maximize your study time and improve your success in the course. OWL includes an interactive eBook, as well as hundreds of guided simulations, animations, and video clips. GO CHEMISTRY includes mini video lectures and e-flash cards keyed to key topics in the text for quick, on-the-go review on your video iPod, MP3 player, and iTunes.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780840048288
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/26/2011
Series:
Textbooks Available with Cengage YouBook Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1312
Sales rank:
1,000,047
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: CONCEPTS OF CHEMISTRY. 1. Basic Concepts of Chemistry. Let's Review: The Tools of Quantitative Chemistry. 2. Atoms, Molecules, and Ions. 3. Chemical Reactions. 4. Stoichiometry: Quantitative Information About Chemical Reactions. 5. Principles of Chemical Reactivity: Energy and Chemical Reactions. Interchapter: The Chemistry of Fuels and Energy Sources. PART II: ATOMS AND MOLECULES. 6. The Structure of Atoms. 7. The Structure of Atoms and Periodic Trends. Interchapter: Milestones in the Development of Chemistry and the Modern View of Atoms and Molecules. 8. Bonding and Molecular Structure. 9. Bonding and Molecular Structure: Orbital Hybridization and Molecular Orbitals. 10. Carbon: Not Just Another Element Interchapter: The Chemistry of Life: Biochemistry. PART III: STATES OF MATTER. 11. Gases and Their Properties. 12. Intermolecular Forces and Liquids. 13. The Chemistry of Solids. 14. Solutions and Their Behavior. Interchapter: The Chemistry of Modern Materials. PART IV: THE CONTROL OF CHEMICAL REACTIONS. 15. Chemical Kinetics: The Rates of Chemical Reactions. 16. Principles of Reactivity: Equilibrium. 17. The Chemistry of Acids and Bases. 18. Principles of Reactivity: Other Aspects of Aqueous Equilibria. 19. Principles of Reactivity: Entropy and Free Energy. 20. Principles of Reactivity: Electron Transfer Reactions. Interchapter: The Chemistry of the Environment. PART V: THE CHEMISTRY OF THE ELEMENTS. 21. The Chemistry of the Main Group Elements. 22. The Chemistry of the Transition Elements. 23. Nuclear Chemistry. Appendix A: Using Logarithms and the Quadratic Equation. Appendix B: Some Important Physical Concepts. Appendix C: Abbreviations and Useful Conversion Factors. Appendix D: Physical Constants. Appendix E: Naming Organic Compounds. Appendix F: Values for the Ionization Energies and Electron Affinities of the Elements. Appendix G: Vapor Pressure of Water at Various Temperatures. Appendix H: Ionization Constants for Weak Acids at 25ºC. Appendix I: Ionization Constants for Weak Bases at 25ºC. Appendix J: Solubility Product Constants for Some Inorganic Compounds at 25ºC. Appendix K: Formation Constants for Some Complex Ions in Aqueous Solution. Appendix L: Selected Thermodynamic Values. Appendix M: Standard Reduction Potentials in Aqueous Solution at 25ºC. Appendix N: Answers to Chapter Opening and Case Study Questions. Appendix O: Answers to Check Your Understanding Questions Appendix P: Answers to Review and Check Questions Appendix Q: Answers to Selected Interchapter Study Questions. Appendix R: Answers to Selected Study Questions.

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