Chemistry for Today: General, Organic, and Biochemistry / Edition 6

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istinguished by its superior allied health focus and integration of technology, Seager/Slabaugh's Chemistry for Today, Fourth Edition continues to lead the market on both fronts through numerous allied health-related applications, examples, boxes, and a new robust book-specific web site. The authors strive to dispel users' inherent fear of chemistry and to instill an appreciation for the role chemistry plays in our daily lives through a rich pedagogical structure and an accessible writing style that provides lucid explanations. In addition, Seager/Slabaugh's Chemistry for Today, Fourth Edition, provides greater support in both problem-solving and critical-thinking skills. By demonstrating how this information will be important to a reader's future career and providing important career information on associated web pages, Seager/Slabaugh not only helps readers to set goals but also to focus on achieving them. All in all, Seager/Slabaugh's pedagogical support, allied-health focus, and technology package is unmatched.Distinguished by its superior allied health focus and integration of technology, Seager/Slabaugh's Chemistry for Today, Fourth Edition continues to lead the market on both fronts through numerous allied health-related applications, examples, boxes, and a new robust book-specific web site. The authors strive to dispel users' inherent fear of chemistry and to instill an appreciation for the role chemistry plays in our daily lives through a rich pedagogical structure and an accessible writing style that provides lucid explanations. In addition, Seager/Slabaugh's Chemistry for Today, Fourth Edition, provides greater support in both problem-solving and critical-thinkingskills. By demonstrating how this information will be important to a reader's future career and providing important career information on associated web pages, Seager/Slabaugh not only helps readers to set goals but
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780495118404
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 2/9/2007
  • Edition description: 6TH
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 912
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Spencer L. Seager is Professor of Chemistry at Weber State University, where he served as chemistry department chairman from 1969 until 1993. He teaches general and physical chemistry at the university and is also active in projects to help improve chemistry and other science education in local elementary schools. He received his B.S. in chemistry and Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of Utah.

Michael R. Slabaugh is Professor of Chemistry at Weber State University, where he teaches the year-long sequence of General, Organic, and Biochemistry. He received his B.S. in chemistry from Purdue and his Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Iowa State University. His interest in plant alkaloids led to a year of postdoctoral study in biochemistry at Texas A & M. His current professional interests are chemistry education and community involvement in science activities, particularly the State Science and Engineering Fair in Utah.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Matter, Measurements, and Calculations 1
Chapter 2 Atoms and Molecules 43
Chapter 3 Electronic Structure and the Periodic Law 67
Chapter 4 Forces Between Particles 95
Chapter 5 Chemical Reactions 137
Chapter 6 The States of Matter 167
Chapter 7 Solutions and Colloids 203
Chapter 8 Reaction Rates and Equilibrium 243
Chapter 9 Acids, Bases, and Salts 267
Chapter 10 Radioactivity and Nuclear Processes 311
Chapter 11 Organic Compounds: Alkanes 341
Chapter 12 Unsaturated Hydrocarbons 379
Chapter 13 Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers 413
Chapter 14 Aldehydes and Ketones 445
Chapter 15 Carboxylic Acids and Esters 473
Chapter 16 Amines and Amides 501
Chapter 17 Carbohydrates 531
Chapter 18 Lipids 565
Chapter 19 Proteins 593
Chapter 20 Enzymes 623
Chapter 21 Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis 649
Chapter 22 Nutrition and Energy for Life 683
Chapter 23 Carbohydrate Metabolism 711
Chapter 24 Lipids and Amino Acid Metabolism 737
Chapter 25 Body Fluids 765
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