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Overview

Total MCAT preparation from a team of distinguished science instructors

McGraw-Hill’s MCAT with CD-ROM boasts features

that make learning faster, simpler, and more effective. Inside you will find scientific diagrams that illustrate major concepts, charts that organize information, and concise “Cram Session” summaries of take-away points that you must know to succeed.

Two full-length sample MCATs are included on the newly enhanced accompanying PC- and Mac-compatible CD-ROM. All questions include detailed explanations.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071633093
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 8/24/2009
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1186
  • Sales rank: 808,558
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 2.20 (d)

Meet the Author

George Hademenos, Ph.D., was assistant professor at the University of Dallas, where he taught general physics and quantum physics. He has also taught at the University of Massachusetts and at UCLA.

Candice McCloskey, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of chemistry at Georgia Perimeter College.

Shaun Murphree, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of chemistry at Allegheny College.

Jennifer M. Warner is assistant chair of the Biology Department at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte.

Kathy Zahler is a widely published text book writer and author of McGraw-Hill's MAT and McGraw-Hill's Conquering GRE Verbal.

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Table of Contents

HOW TO USE THIS BOOK
Part I: All About the MCAT

Chapter 1: Introducing the MCAT

Chapter 2: Test Format and Structure

Chapter 3: General Test-Taking Strategies
Part II: Reviewing MCAT Physics

Chapter 1: Mathematics Fundamentals

Chapter 2: Physics Fundamentals

Chapter 3: Kinematics

Chapter 4: Forces and Newton's Laws

Chapter 5: Particle Dynamics: Work, Energy, and Power

Chapter 6: Momentum and Impulse

Chapter 7: Solids and Fluids

Chapter 8: Temperature and Heat

Chapter 9: Vibrations and Waves

Chapter 10: Sound

Chapter 11: Light and Geometric Optics

Chapter 12: Electrostatics

Chapter 13: Electric Circuits

Chapter 14: Magnetism

Chapter 15: Atomic and Nuclear Physics
GLOSSARY OF PHYSICS TERMS
ON YOUR OWN: MCAT PHYSICS PRACTICE
Part III: Reviewing MCAT General Chemistry

Chapter 1: Atoms and Molecules

Chapter 2: Electronic Structure and the Periodic Table

Chapter 3: Trends in the Periodic Table

Chapter 4: Lewis Dot Structure, Hybridization, and VSEPR Theory

Chapter 5: Gases

Chapter 6: Intermolecular Forces and Phase Equilibria

Chapter 7: Chemical Equations and Stoichiometry

Chapter 8: Reactions in Solution

Chapter 9: Thermochemistry

Chapter 10: Kinetics

Chapter 11: Equilibrium

Chapter 12: Solubility Equilibria

Chapter 13: Acid-Base Chemistry

Chapter 14: Thermodynamics

Chapter 15: Electrochemistry
GLOSSARY OF GENERAL CHEMISTRY TERMS
ON YOUR OWN: MCAT GENERAL CHEMISTRY PRACTICE
Part IV: MCAT Verbal Reasoning and Writing

Chapter 1: Verbal Reasoning

Chapter 2: The Writing Sample
Part V: Reviewing MCAT Biology

Chapter 1: The Cell

Chapter 2: Enzymes, Energy, and Cellular Metabolism

Chapter 3: DNA Structure, Replication, and Technology

Chapter 4: Protein Synthesis

Chapter 5: Genetics

Chapter 6: Cell Division

Chapter 7: Evolution

Chapter 8: Bacteria and Fungi

Chapter 9: Viruses

Chapter 10: Tissues and Skin

Chapter 11: The Nervous System and Senses

Chapter 12: Muscular and Skeletal Systems

Chapter 13: The Endocrine System

Chapter 14: The Cardiovascular System

Chapter 15: The Respiratory System

Chapter 16: The Digestive System

Chapter 17: The Urinary System

Chapter 18: The Lymphatic and Immune System

Chapter 19: Reproduction and Development
ON YOUR OWN: MCAT BIOLOGY PRACTICE
Part VI: Reviewing MCAT Organic Chemistry

SECTION I: STRUCTURE

Chapter 1: Bonding

Chapter 2: Molecular Shape

Chapter 3: Electronic Structure

Chapter 4: Nomenclature

Chapter 5: Reconciling Visual Meaning

SECTION II: REACTIVITY

Chapter 6: Energy Changes in Molecules

Chapter 7: Radical Chemistry

Chapter 8: Polar Chemistry

Chapter 9: Pericyclic Chemistry

SECTION III: METHODOLOGY

Chapter 10: Alcohols and Ethers

Chapter 11: Ketones and Aldehydes

Chapter 12: Alkenes and Alkynes

Chapter 13: Carboxylic Acid Derivatives

Chapter 14: Epoxide Chemistry

Chapter 15: Amines

Chapter 16: Aromatic Chemistry

Chapter 17: Cycloadditions

Chapter 18: Carbohydrates and Peptides

SECTION IV: SEPARATION AND PURIFICATION

Chapter 19: Extraction

Chapter 20: Chromatography

Chapter 21: Distillation and Sublimation

Chapter 22: Recrystallization

SECTION V: CHARACTERIZATION

Chapter 23: Combustion Analysis

Chapter 24: UV-Vis Spectroscopy

Chapter 25: Mass Spectrometry

Chapter 26: Infrared Spectroscopy

Chapter 27: Proton Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

Chapter 28: Carbon Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
APPENDIX
ON YOUR OWN: MCAT ORGANIC CHEMISTRY PRACTICE
TWO SAMPLE MCATs ON CD
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