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Chemistry: The Study of Matter and Its Changes, 5th Edition

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Edition:
5th
ISBN13:

9780470120941

ISBN10:
0470120940
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
12/1/2007
Publisher(s):
WILEY
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Summary

The image on the front cover depicts a carbon nanotube emerging from a glowing plasma of hydrogen and carbon, as it forms around particles of a metal catalyst. Carbon nanotubes are a recently discovered allotrope of carbon. Three other allotropes of carbon-buckyballs, graphite, and diamond-are illustrated at the left, as is the molecule methane, CH4, from which nanotubes and buckyballs can be made. The element carbon forms an amazing number of compounds with structures that follow from simple methane, found in natural gas, to the complex macromolecules that serve as the basis of life on our planet. The study of chemistry also follows from the simple to the more complex, and the strength of this text is that it enables students with varied backgrounds to proceed together to significant levels of achievement.

Table of Contents

Fundamental Concepts And Units Of Measurement
Chemistry Is Important For Anyone Studying The Sciences
The Scientific Method Helps Us Build Models Of Nature
Matter Is Composed Of Elements, Compounds, And Mixtures
Properties Of Matter Can Be Classified In Different Ways
Measurements Are Essential To Describe Properties
Measurements Always Contain Some Uncertainty
Units Can Be Converted Using The Factor-Label Method
Density Is A Useful Intensive Property
Tools For Problem Solving
Questions, Problems, And Exercises
Elements, Compounds, And Chemical Reactions
Elements And Atoms Are Described By Daltona??s Atomic Theory
Atoms Are Composed Of Subatomic Particles
The Periodic Table Is Used To Organize And Correlate Facts
Elements Can Be Metals, Nonmetals, Or Mettaloids
Formulas And Equations Describe Substances And Their Reactions
Molecular Compounds Contain Neutral Particles Called Molecules
Ionic Compounds Are Composed Of Charged Particles Called Ions
The Formulas Of Many Ionic Compounds Can Be Predicted
Molecular And Ionic Compounds Are Named Following A System
Tools For Problem Solving
Questions, Problems, And Exercises
The Mole: Relating The Microscopic World Of Atoms To Laboratory Measurements
The Mole Conveniently Links Mass To Number Of Atoms Of Molecules
Chemical Formulas Relate Amounts Of Substances In A Compound
Chemical Formulas Can Be Determined From Experimental Mass Measurements
Chemical Equations Link Amounds Of Substances In A Reaction
The Reactant In Shortest Supply Limits The Amount Of Product That Can Form
The Prdicted Amount Of Product Is Not Always Obtained Experimentally
Tools For Problem Solving
Questions, Problems, And Exercises
Bringing It Together Chapters 1-3
Reactions Of Ions And Molecules In Aqueous Solutions
Special Terminology Applies To Solutions
Ionic Compounds Conduct Electricity When Dissolved In Water
Acids And Bases Are Classes Of Compounds With Special Properties
Naming Acids And Bases Follows A System
Ionic Reactions Can Often Be Predicted
The Composition Of A Solution Is Described By Its Concentration
Molarity Is Used For Problems In Solution Stoichiometry
Chemical Alaysis And Titration Are Applications Of Solution Stoichiometry
Tools For Problem Solving
Questions, Problems, And Exercises
Oxidation-Reduction Reactions
Oxidation-Reduction Reactions Involve Electron Transfer
The Ion-Electron Method Creates Balanced Net Ionic Equations For Redox Reactions
Metals Are Oxidized When They React With Acids
A More Active Metal Will Displace A Less Active One From Its Compounds
Molecular Oxygen Is A Powerful Oxidizing Agent
Redox Reactions Follow The Same Stoichiometric Principles As Other Reactions
Tools For Problem Solving
Questions, Problems, And Exercises
Energy And Chemical Change
An Object Has Energy If It Is Capable Of Doing Work
Internal Energy Is The Total Energy Of An Objecta??s Molecules
Heat Can Be Determined By Measuring Temperature Changes
Energy Is Absorbed Or Released During Most Chemical Reactions
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