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Chemistry: A World of Choices with Online Learning Center / Edition 2

Chemistry: A World of Choices with Online Learning Center / Edition 2


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Aimed at the non-science major, this text leads through real events in a familiar world. Each chapter moves from the macroscopic description of a familiar situation to the submicroscopic scale of the chemistry that underlies it. Once the chemistry is explained, the student is introduced to the environmental, economic, and social impact of that chemistry. Students are asked to critically examine the chemical choices available to individuals and society at large and to analyze the risks and benefits inherent in those choices.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780072315905
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 05/15/2002
Edition description: 2ND
Pages: 672
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.06(d)

About the Author

Carr is a chemist and teacher. His is a distinguished analytical chemist and long time teacher.

Table of Contents


1 Origins

2 Connections

3 Bonding

4 Recycling and Chemical Mathematics

5 The Role of Energy in Chemical Reactions

6 Creating with Carbon - The Importance of Molecular Structure

7 Properties of Water

8 Acids and Bases

9 Acid Rain

10 Water Quality: Chemical Concerns, Chemical Solutions

11 Behavior of Gases

12 Air Quality: The Choices That Have Let Us Breathe More Easily

13 The Earth As a Resource

14 The Power of the Nucleus

15 Solar Power: The Chemical Energy Alternative

16 The Chemistry of Life

17 The Chemistry of Food

18 Chemistry at Home

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