Cracking the MCAT, 2013-2014 Edition

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Random House, Dec 4, 2012 - Study Aids - 1133 pages
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If you need to know it for the MCAT, it's in this book.

The MCAT is a challenging exam that tests more than your knowledge of basic physical and biological sciences. You need to know absolutely everything, from amino acids and proteins to translational motion to verbal reasoning, and more. Cracking the MCAT, 2013-2014 Edition will help you review all the necessary content with in-depth coverage of all subjects tested on the MCAT. This book includes:

- Exclusive free online access to 4 full-length practice tests with comprehensive answers and explanations

- A full-color, 16-page tear-out reference guide with all the most important formulas, diagrams, information, concepts, and charts for each section of the MCAT

- Complete coverage of all the topics on the MCAT, including physics, general chemistry, biology, organic chemistry, and verbal reasoning

- Practice passages, questions, and detailed explanation with step-by-step solutions at the end of every chapter for maximum practice and preparation

- A bonus chapter containing helpful advice on effective study habits, applying to medical school, and top trends in health care

- A comprehensive index

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Contents

INSIGHTS INTO MCAT SCIENCE COMPONENTS
7
CONCEPTUAL PREMISES
15
TRANSLATIONAI MOTION
27
FORCES 5 1 Mastery Achieved The Phenomenon of Force and Newtons First
61
ENERGY WORK POWER AND MOMENTUM
97
ELECTROSTATICS
141
CAPACITORS
159
ELECTBDIIIAGNETISM
173
PRINCIPAL BIOCHEMICAL PATHWAYS OF THE CELL
561
GAS EXCHANGE CIRCULATION
589
THE RENAL ENDOCRINE AND NERVOUS
633
MECHANISMS OF HEREDITY
693
POPULATIONS EVOLUTION AND ECOLOGY
717
BONDING
731
Hydrogen Bonding
741
STEREOCHEMISTIIY
751

WAVES OSCILLATIQNS AND SIMPLE IIARMONIC MOTION
199
Practice Passage and Questions
215
I3 ATDMS ELEMENTS AND THE PERIODIC TABLE
241
I4 BONDING AND MOLECULAR FORMATION
259
FUNDAMENTAL PHENQMENA
275
EOUILIBRIUM DYNAMICS
295
THERMODVNAIIICS
309
1B SOLUTIONS AND SOLUBILITY
329
Answers and Explanations
349
Mixtures of Gases
359
ACIDBASE CHEMISTRY
387
Practice Passage and Questions
409
EUKAIIYUTIC CELLS
433
DEOXYIIIBONUCLEIC ACID
451
PERPETUATION OF THE SPECIES
509
THE DEVELOPING ORGANISM
533
BACTERIA VIRUSES AND FLINGI
545
HVDRDCARBONS
771
ALKVI HALIDES AND AlC0ll0LS
803
Alcohols
812
ALDEIIVDES AND KEIONES
825
CAROOXYLIC ACIDS AND CARBOXVLIC ACID DERIVATIVES
847
AMINES AMINO ACIDS AND PROTEINS
873
Practice Passage and Questions
894
SEPARATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF ORGANIC
917
MASTEIIING VERBAL REASONING
939
Question Types
946
VERBAL REASONING DISIRACTORS
953
SYSTEMATIC IDENTIFICATION OF CORRECT
967
PASSAGE l
978
Answers and Explanations 45 9 PASSAGE IX
1013
INDEX
1117
MCAT REVIEW GUIDE
1147
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Award-winning Canadian cartoonist Jeff Lemire is the creator of the acclaimed monthly comic book series SWEET TOOTH published by DC/Vertigo and the award winning graphic novel Essex County published by Top Shelf. Now one of DC Comics cornerstone writers, Jeff was prominent in the publisher's recent New 52 line-wide relaunch as the writer of GREEN ARROW, ANIMAL MAN and FRANKENSTEIN: AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. He has also written the monthly adventures of SUPERBOY, THE ATOM, and JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK. In 2008 Jeff won the Schuster Award for Best Canadian Cartoonist and The Doug Wright Award for Best Emerging Talent. He also won the American Library Association's prestigious Alex Award, recognizing books for adults with specific teen appeal. He has also been nominated for 5 Eisner awards and 5 Harvey Awards. In 2010 Essex County was named as one of the five Essential Canadian Novels of the Decade. He currently lives and works in Toronto with his wife and son.

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