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I have an original copy of this book. As a child in the early 1950s this book got me interested in chemistry which led me to become a chemistry major at the University of Minnesota. If you are interested in obtaining this 1873 edition please contact me with an offer (

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Page 136 - I mix together chlorine and hydrogen, and expose the mixture to sunlight ; what happens ? At the termination of the experiment I add ammonia to the product. What is the name and formula of the compound formed ? (Exam. 1871). 13. If you had given to you some common salt and sulphuric acid, and were required to fill a glass jar with HCl, describe how you would do it, and give a sketch of the apparatus you would employ.
Page 52 - Oxygen and hydrogen combine in the proportion of one volume of the former, to two of the latter, to form water.
Page 64 - P205, gives phosphoric acid, POHo3. 54. Acids are compounds containing one or more atoms of hydrogen, which can be replaced by a metal or metallic radical) forming two kinds of salts. Examples of such combinations with metals, oxides, and hydrates, will be found throughout the book. Thus, hydrochloric acid or hydric chloride...
Page 18 - The fundamental chemical law that a chemical compound always contains the same elements in the same proportions by weight (Liddell).
Page 130 - It is very soluble in water, and must therefore be collected over mercury or by downward displacement.
Page 22 - Thus 6"75 67*5, 675, 6750. necessary. Thus 759*6876 75*96876, 7*596876, 0759687, etc. SERIES I. 1. How many metres in 50 kilometres ? Here 50 x 1000 = 50,000 or 50*, move point 3 places to the right, and add three ciphers 50000 kilom.
Page 110 - Collect several jars or bottles of tlie gas in this way. It may also be collected by downwards displacement, as in the case of chlorine. Exp. 3. Plunge a lighted taper into a jar of the gas, it will be extinguished. Exp. 4. Fill a bottle with water, and then half fill it with C02.
Page 137 - Classify twenty-two of the most important elements into metals and non-metals ; also into positive and negative elements. (12.) 12. You have some ammonic carbonate (carbonate of ammonia) and nitric acid, and are required to make and collect laughing gas from these materials. How would you do it ? Describe minutely the apparatus you would employ, and make a sketch of it. What are the chief properties of laughing-gas?
Page 94 - IV. 27. Another natural substance, quite as common as air, is water. Three-fourths of the earth's surface is covered with it. It is diffused through the atmosphere in the form of vapor, and is a constituent of all animal and vegetable substances, and of many minerals. We take up next this familiar substance, in order that we may gain, through the study of it, a deeper insight into chemical principles, and enlarge our experience by making acquaintance with a new element. Let us first define with precision...
Page 53 - Thus, one volume of hydrogen combines with one volume of chlorine to form two volumes of hydrochloric acid gas...

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