Foundations of College Chemistry / Edition 14

Foundations of College Chemistry / Edition 14

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by Morris Hein, Susan Arena
     
 

With a patient writing style, dynamic photos that illustrate the concepts being learned, and Chemistry in Action sections that vividly bring to life chemistry in the real world, Foundations of College Chemistry will help you fully experience the fascinating world of chemistry. Hein and Arena's engaging presentation helps to ensure your understanding of the topics,… See more details below

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With a patient writing style, dynamic photos that illustrate the concepts being learned, and Chemistry in Action sections that vividly bring to life chemistry in the real world, Foundations of College Chemistry will help you fully experience the fascinating world of chemistry. Hein and Arena's engaging presentation helps to ensure your understanding of the topics, even if you have little or no background in chemistry. Plus, when you purchase this text, you'll receive four months of free access to InfoTrac College Edition, a fully searchable on-line university library that includes full articles from more than 600 periodicals, including Discover and Science World.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118133552
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/26/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
600
Sales rank:
233,292
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Morris Hein is professor emeritus of chemistry at Mt. San Antonio College, where he regularly taught the preparatory chemistry course and organic chemistry. he is the original author of Foundations of College Chemistry and his name has become synonymous with clarity, meticulous accuracy and a step-by-step approach that students can follow. Over the years, more than three million students have learned chemistry using a text by Morris Hein. In addition to Foundations of College chemistry, Twelfth Edition, he is co-author of Introduction to General, Organic, and Biochemistry, Eight Edition, and Introduction to Organic and Biochemistry. He is also co-author of Foundations of chemistry in the Laboratory, Twelfth Edition, and Introduction to General, Organic and Biochemistry in the Laboratory, Eighth Edition.

Susan Arena earned a BS and MA in Chemistry at California State University-Fullerton. She has taught science and mathematics at all levels, including middle school, high school, community college, and university. At the University of Illinois she developed a program for increasing the retention of minorities and women in science and engineering. This program focused on using active learning and peer teaching to encourage students to excel in the sciences. She has coordinated and led workshops and programs for science teachers from elementary through college levels that encourage and support active learning and creative science teaching techniques. For several years she was director of an Institute for Chemical Education (ICE) field center in Southern California. Susan enjoys reading knitting, traveling, classic cars, and gardening in her spare time when she is not playing with her grandchildren.

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Table of Contents


An Introduction to Chemistry     1
Standards for Measurement     7
Elements and Compounds     19
Properties of Matter     25
Early Atomic Theory and Structure     33
Nomenclature of Inorganic Compounds     39
Quantitative Composition of Compounds     45
Chemical Equations     59
Calculations from Chemical Equations     69
Modern Atomic Theory and the Periodic Table     79
Chemical Bonds: The Formation of Compounds from Atoms     87
The Gaseous State of Matter     99
Properties of Liquids     113
Solutions     123
Acids, Bases, and Salts     145
Chemical Equilibrium     155
Oxidation-Reduction     175
Nuclear Chemistry     189
Introduction to Organic Chemistry     195
Introduction to Biochemistry     213

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