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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Atoms Molecules and Ions
Types of Chemical Reactions and Solution Stoichiometry
Atomic Structure and Periodicity
Bonding General Concepts
Solubility and Complex Ion Equilibria
Spontaneity Entropy and Free Energy
The Nucleus A Chemists View
The Representative Elements
Transition Metals and Coordination Chemistry
Organic and Biological Molecules
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