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Chemistry in Your Life / Edition 2

Chemistry in Your Life / Edition 2

by Joseph Laurino


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Designed to help students understand the material better and avoid common mistakes. Includes solutions and explanations to odd-numbered exercises.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780716770749
Publisher: Freeman, W. H. & Company
Publication date: 01/23/2006
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 7.92(w) x 10.64(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

1. The "Elemental" Foundation of Chemistry: Atoms, Molecules, Elements, Compounds, Mixtures, and States of Matter
2. New Identities?: Physical and Chemical Change
3. An Insider's Perspective: The Internal Workings of Atoms and Molecules
4. Powering the Planet: Hydrocarbons and Fossil Fuels
5. From Diamonds to Plastics: Carbon's Elemental Forms, Addition Polymers and Substituted Hydrocarbons
6. The Flavor of Our World: The Oxygen-Containing Organic Compounds We Drink, Smell, and Taste
7. Health and Energy: Carbohydrates, Fats, and Oils
8. The Chemistry of Medication and Clothing: Condensation Polymers, Especially Those Containing Nitrogen
9. The Molecules That Make You What You Are: Nucleic Acids, Proteins, and Hormones
10. Chemicals in Our Bodies and Our Environment: Vitamins, Food Additives, Pesticides and More
11. Chemistry in Water: Salts, Acids, and Bases
12. Batteries, Fuel Cells, and the Hydrogen Economy: Oxidation and Reduction
13. Fit to Drink: Water Sources, Pollution, and Purification:
14. Dirty Air, Dirty Lungs: Air Pollution
15. Stratospheric Chemistry and the Ozone Layer: A Thin Veil of Protection
16. Global Warming and the Greenhouse Effect
17. Radioactivity, Nuclear Energy and Solar Energy: The Core of Matter

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