Chemistry

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Cengage Learning, Dec 3, 2008 - Science - 1184 pages
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CHEMISTRY allows the reader to learn chemistry basics quickly and easily by emphasizing a thoughtful approach built on problem solving. For the Eighth Edition, authors Steven and Susan Zumdahl have extended this approach by emphasizing problem-solving strategies within the Examples and throughout the text narrative. CHEMISTRY speaks directly to the reader about how to approach and solve chemical problems—to learn to think like a chemist—so that they can apply the process of problem-solving to all aspects of their lives.
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Contents

Chemical Foundations
1
Atoms Molecules and Ions
39
Stoichiometry
76
Types of Chemical Reactions and Solution Stoichiometry
129
Gases
180
Thermochemistry
235
Atomic Structure and Periodicity
284
Bonding General Concepts
339
AcidBase Equilibria
697
Solubility and Complex Ion Equilibria
743
Spontaneity Entropy and Free Energy
772
Electrochemistry
816
The Nucleus A Chemists View
872
The Representative Elements
907
Transition Metals and Coordination Chemistry
953
Organic and Biological Molecules
1005

Covalent Bonding Orbitals
403
Liquids and Solids
438
Properties of Solutions
497
Chemical Kinetics
539
Chemical Equilibrium
593
Acids and Bases
638
Appendixes
1
Glossary
27
Photo Credits
39
Answers to Selected Exercises
41
Index
72
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About the author (2008)

Steven S. Zumdahl is Professor Emeritus at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), U.S.A, and has received numerous awards for his Chemistry teaching including: the National Catalyst Award for Excellence in Chemical Education and the School of Chemical Sciences Teaching award.

Susan A. Zumdahl is now retired from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, U.S.A, where she taught for many years and prior to that she was Director of an Institute for Chemical Education (ICE) field center in Southern California.

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