Chemistry Workbook For Dummies

Chemistry Workbook For Dummies

by Peter J. Mikulecky, Chris Hren




Hundreds of practice problems to help you conquer chemistry

Are you confounded by chemistry? Subject by subject, problem by problem, Chemistry Workbook For Dummies lends a helping hand so you can make sense of this often-intimidating subject. Packed with hundreds of practice problems that cover the gamut of everything you'll encounter in your introductory chemistry course, this hands-on guide will have you working your way through basic chemistry in no time.

You can pick and choose the chapters and types of problems that challenge you the most, or you can work from cover to cover. With plenty of practice problems on everything from matter and molecules to moles and measurements, Chemistry Workbook For Dummies has everything you need to score higher in chemistry.

  • Practice on hundreds of beginning-to-advanced chemistry problems
  • Review key chemistry concepts
  • Get complete answer explanations for all problems
  • Focus on the exact topics of a typical introductory chemistry course

If you're a chemistry student who gets lost halfway through a problem or, worse yet, doesn't know where to begin, Chemistry Workbook For Dummies is packed with chemistry practice problems that will have you conquering chemistry in a flash!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781118940044
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/24/2014
Edition description: Workbook
Pages: 312
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.68(d)

About the Author

Peter J. Mikulecky, PhD, is a chemistry teacher, tutor, and mentor. Christopher R. Hren, M.A., is a chemistry teacher, father, and entrepreneur.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Cozy with Numbers, Atoms, and Elements 5

Chapter 1: Noting Numbers Scientifically 7

Chapter 2: Using and Converting Units 21

Chapter 3: Breaking Down Atoms 33

Chapter 4: Surveying the Periodic Table of the Elements 43

Part II: Making and Remaking Compounds 57

Chapter 5: Building Bonds 59

Chapter 6: Naming Compounds and Writing Formulas 81

Chapter 7: Understanding the Many Uses of the Mole 101

Chapter 8: Getting a Grip on Chemical Equations 115

Chapter 9: Putting Stoichiometry to Work 129

Part III: Examining Changes in Terms of Energy 147

Chapter 10: Understanding States in Terms of Energy 149

Chapter 11: Obeying Gas Laws 155

Chapter 12: Dissolving into Solutions 169

Chapter 13: Playing Hot and Cold: Colligative Properties 183

Chapter 14: Exploring Rates and Equilibrium 195

Chapter 15: Warming Up to Thermochemistry 209

Part IV: Swapping Charges 221

Chapter 16: Working with Acids and Bases 223

Chapter 17: Achieving Neutrality with Titrations and Buffers 237

Chapter 18: Accounting for Electrons in Redox 247

Chapter 19: Galvanizing Yourself to Do Electrochemistry 259

Chapter 20: Doing Chemistry with Atomic Nuclei 273

Part V: The Part of Tens 281

Chapter 21: Ten Chemistry Formulas to Tattoo on Your Brain 283

Chapter 22: Ten Annoying Exceptions to Chemistry Rules 289

Index 295

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