9780137417865

Chemistry for Changing Times

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  • ISBN13:

    9780137417865

  • ISBN10:

    0137417861

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/1/1997
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group
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Summary

Readable and understandable, this best-selling book for the liberal arts chemistry course has led the field for over 25 years. The authors seemlessly weave lively chemical applications into the book, continually showing chemistry in context. The organization of the book has been thoroughly revised to reflect the latest and best science.

Table of Contents

Contents vii
Preface xvii
To the Student xxiii
Chemistry: A Science for All Seasons
3(30)
Atoms: Are They for Real?
33(14)
Atomic Structure: Images of the Invisible
47(28)
Nuclear Chemistry: The Heart of Matter
75(32)
Chemical Bonds: The Ties That Bind
107(34)
Names, Formulas, and Equations: The Language of Chemistry
141(38)
Acids and Bases: Please Pass the Protons
179(16)
Oxidation and Reduction: Burn and Unburn
195(24)
Organic Chemistry: The Infinite Variety of Carbon Compounds
219(32)
Polymers: Giants Among Molecules
251(26)
Chemistry of the Earth: Metals and Minerals
277(20)
Air: The Breath of Life
297(28)
Water: Rivers of Life; Seas of Sorrows
325(24)
Energy: A Fuels Paradise
349(40)
Biochemistry: A Molecular View of Life
389(36)
Food: Those Incredible Edible Chemicals
425(56)
Household Chemicals: Helps and Hazards
481(32)
Fitness and Health: Some Chemical Connections
513(24)
Drugs: Chemical Cures, Comforts, and Cautions
537(50)
Poisons: Chemical Toxicology
587
Appendices
The International System of Measurement
A-1
Exponential Notation
A-3
Solving Problems by Unit Conversions
A-7
Significant Figures
A-13
Glossary
A-17
Answers
A-29
Photo Credits C-1
Index I-1

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