Chemistry in Focus: A Molecular View of Our World / Edition 4

Chemistry in Focus: A Molecular View of Our World / Edition 4

by Nivaldo J. Tro
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0495605476

ISBN-13: 9780495605478

Pub. Date: 08/13/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Succeed in the course and connect with the microscopic world with CHEMISTRY IN FOCUS. Thoroughly updated with the latest research and developments, this student-friendly book emphasizes the fundamental role the molecular world plays in your daily life. By clearly identifying and explaining connections between the molecular world and microscopic world, the book

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Succeed in the course and connect with the microscopic world with CHEMISTRY IN FOCUS. Thoroughly updated with the latest research and developments, this student-friendly book emphasizes the fundamental role the molecular world plays in your daily life. By clearly identifying and explaining connections between the molecular world and microscopic world, the book helps you understand the major scientific, technological, and environmental issues affecting our society today. The book's innovative study aids, such as Self-Check Quizzes and Tests, and technological tools will help you every step of the way as you master the concepts of the course.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495605478
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/13/2008
Series:
Available Titles OWL Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Molecular Reasons. 2. The Chemist's Toolbox. 3. Atoms and Elements. 4. Molecules, Compounds, and Chemical Reactions. 5. Chemical Bonding. 6. Organic Chemistry. 7. Light and Color. 8. Nuclear Chemistry. 9. Energy for Today. 10. Energy for Tomorrow: Solar and Other Renewable Energy Sources. 11. The Air Around Us. 12. The Liquids and Solids Around Us: Especially Water. 13. Acids and Bases: The Molecules Responsible for Sour and Bitter. 14. Oxidation and Reduction. 15. The Chemistry of Household Products. 16. Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 17. Drugs and Medicine: Healing, Helping, and Hurting. 18. The Chemistry of Food. 19. Nanotechnology. Appendix 1: Significant Figures. Appendix 2: Answers to Selected Exercises. Appendix 3: Answers to Your Turn Questions. Glossary. Index.

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