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This text gives readers the background (and confidence) they need in chemistry. Stoker's book focuses on the most important topics (this text omits organic and biochemistry chapters), and teaches the problem-solving skills students need, all at an affordable price.
Table of Contents
|The Science of Chemistry|
|Chemistryndash;A Scientific Discipline|
|Scientific Disciplines and Technology|
|The Scope of Chemistry and Chemical Technology|
|How Chemists Discover Thingsndash;The Scientific Method|
|The Limitations of Science|
|Numbers from Measurements|
|The Importance of Measurement|
|Exact and Inexact Numbers|
|Accuracy, Precision, and Error|
|Uncertainty in Measurements|
|Significant Figures and Mathematical Operations|
|Unit Systems and Dimensional Analysis|
|The Metric System of Units|
|Metric Units of Length|
|Metric Units of Mass|
|Metric Units of Volume|
|Units in Mathematical Operations|
|Equivalence Conversion Factors Other than Density|
|Percentage and Percent Error|
|Basic Concepts about Matter|
|Chemistryndash;The Study of Matter|
|Physical States of Matter|
|Properties of Matter|
|Changes in Matter|
|Pure Substances and Mixtures|
|Heterogeneous and Homogeneous Mixtures|
|Elements and Compounds|
|Discovery and Abundance of the Elements|
|Atoms, Molecules, Formulas, and Subatomic Particles|
|Natural and Synthetic Compounds|
|Subatomic Particles: Protons, Neutrons, and Electrons|
|Atomic Number and Mass Number|
|Evidence Supporting the Existence and Arrangement of Subatomic Particles|
|Electronic Structure and Chemical Periodicity|
|The Periodic Law|
|The Periodic Table|
|The Energy of an Electron|
|Electron Configurations and the Periodic Law|
|Electron Configurations and the Periodic Table|
|Classification Systems for the Elements|
|Types of Chemical Bonds|
|Valence Electrons and Lewis Symbols|
|The Octet Rule|
|The Ionic Bond Model|
|The Sign and Magnitude of Ionic Charge|
|Ionic Compound Formation|
|Chemical Formulas for Ionic Compounds|
|Structure of Ionic Compounds|
|The Covalent Bond Model|
|Lewis Structures for Molecular Compounds|
|Single, Double, and Triple Covalent Bonds|
|Valence Electron Count and Number of Covalent Bonds Formed|
|Coordinate Covalent Bonds|
|Systematic Procedures for Drawing Lewis Structures|
|Classification of Compounds for Nomenclature Purposes|
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