Chemistry: The Central Science

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Prentice Hall (School Division), 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines
The acknowledged leader and standard in general chemistry, this book maintains its effective and proven features--clarity of writing, scientific integrity, currency, strong exercises, visual emphasis and consistency in presentation. It offers readers an integrated educational solution to the challenges of the learning with an expanded media program that works in concert with the book, helping them to approach problem solving, visualization, and applications with greater success. Chapter topics cover: Matter and Measurement; Atoms, Molecules, and Ions; Stoichiometry: Calculations with Chemical Formulas and Equations; Aqueous Reactions and Solution Stoichiometry; Thermochemistry; Electronic Structure of Atoms; Periodic Properties of the Elements; Basic Concepts of Chemical Bonding; Molecular Geometry and Bonding Theories; Gases; Intermolecular Forces, Liquids, and Solids; Modern Materials; Properties of Solutions; Chemical Kinetics; Chemical Equilibrium; Acid-Base Equilibria; Additional Aspects of Equilibria; Chemistry of the Environment; Chemical Thermodynamics; Electrochemistry; Nuclear Chemistry; Chemistry of the Nonmetals; Metals and Metallurgy; Chemistry of Coordination Compounds; and The Chemistry of Life: Organic and Biological Chemistry. For individuals interested in the study of general chemistry.

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Contents

Matter and Measurement
3
Why Does Popcorn Pop? An Introduction to 1 3 Properties of Matter
6
Matter and Measurement
13
Calculations with Chemical Formulas and Equations
27
Aqueous Reactions and Solution Stoichiometry
39
Thermochemistry
51
5 Elements Compounds Mixtures 1 2 Classifications of Matter
53
Electronic Structure of Atoms
61
Chemical Kinetics
167
Chemical Equilibrium
183
AcidBase Equilibria
193
Additional Aspects of Aqueous Equilibria
207
Chemistry of the Environment
219
Chemical Thermodynamics
229
Electrochemistry
239
Nuclear Chemistry
253

Periodic Properties of the Elements
73
Basic Concepts of Chemical Bonding
85
Molecular Geometry and Bonding Theories
99
Gases
113
Intermolecular Forces Liquids and Solids
125
Modern Materials
141
Properties of Solutions
153
Chemistry of the Nonmetals
265
Metals and Metallurgy
285
Chemistry of Coordination Compounds
297
Organic and Biological Chemistry
309
Tips for Using PowerPoint
325
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