Chemistry For Dummies

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Wiley, May 18, 2011 - Science - 384 pages
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See how chemistry works in everything from soaps to medicines to petroleum

We're all natural born chemists. Every time we cook, clean, take a shower, drive a car, use a solvent (such as nail polish remover), or perform any of the countless everyday activities that involve complex chemical reactions we're doing chemistry! So why do so many of us desperately resist learning chemistry when we're young?

Now there's a fun, easy way to learn basic chemistry. Whether you're studying chemistry in school and you're looking for a little help making sense of what's being taught in class, or you're just into learning new things, "Chemistry For Dummies" gets you rolling with all the basics of matter and energy, atoms and molecules, acids and bases, and much more! Tracks a typical chemistry course, giving you step-by-step lessons you can easily grasp Packed with basic chemistry principles and time-saving tips from chemistry professors Real-world examples provide everyday context for complicated topics

Full of modern, relevant examples and updated to mirror current teaching methods and classroom protocols, "Chemistry For Dummies" puts you on the fast-track to mastering the basics of chemistry.

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User Review  - Rosa - Goodreads

It is really a helpful and complementary book to my Chemistry course, and I'm only taking a star off since the calculations in the book were a pain to get through and could have been simplified way more then they were. Read full review

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User Review  - Peter - Goodreads

Chemistry is the core of all science. Chemistry For Dummies is an informative book by John T Moore. Chemistry For Dummies has the element of organization. "Each chapter is self-contained, so feel free ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

John T. Moore, EdD is regents professor of Chemistry at Stephen F. Austin State University, where he is also the director of the Teaching Excellence Center. He is the coauthor of Biochemistry For Dummies and Organic Chemistry II For Dummies.

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