Chemistry for the Utterly Confused (Google eBook)

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jun 5, 2007 - Science - 304 pages
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Banish bafflement in this tough subject!

From formulas and lab techniques to the periodic table, Chemistry for the Utterly Confused focuses on the areas of maximum confusion and breaks down the most difficult chemistry topics into easy-to-understand concepts. This invaluable guide also teaches problem-solving skills you need to master this imposing subject. Whether you're in high school, in college, or simply brushing up on chemistry knowledge, this fun, easily accessible book will make understanding chemistry a breeze.

  

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Contents

First Steps
1
Chapter 2 Atoms Ions and Molecules
15
Chapter 3 Mass Moles and Equations
31
Chapter 4 Aqueous Solutions
49
Chapter 5 Gases
79
Chapter 6 Thermochemistry
97
Chapter 7 Quantum Theory and Electrons
107
Chapter 8 Periodic Trends
119
Chapter 13 Kinetics
187
Chapter 14 Chemical Equilibria
203
Chapter 15 Acids and Bases
219
Chapter 16 Buffers and Other Equilibria
235
Chapter 17 Entropy and Free Energy
251
Chapter 18 Electrochemistry
265
Chapter 19 Chemistry of the Elements
281
Chapter 20 Nuclear Chemistry
291

Chapter 9 Chemical Bonding
127
Chapter 10 Molecular Geometry and Hybridization
145
Chapter 11 Intermolecular Forces Solids and Liquids
157
Chapter 12 Solutions
171
Chapter 21 Organic Biochemistry and Polymers
305
Index
325
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John T. Moore holds a Doctorate in Education from Texas A&M University and has taught chemistry at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas since 1971.

Richard H. Langley holds a doctorate in Chemistry from the University of Nebraska and teaches chemistry at Stephen F. Austin State University.

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