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Introductory Chemistry : A Conceptual Focus

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780321015259

ISBN10:
0321015258
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
11/1/1999
Publisher(s):
Pearson College Div
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Summary

Introductory Chemistry: A Conceptual Focus teaches students to understand the core concepts of chemistry and to apply this understanding to solve quantitative and qualitative problems. The text consistently engages students in active learning through embedded Workpatches, abundant visual depictions, Practice Problems, and attention-getting applications, built right into the narrative. Through the authors' friendly, direct approach and the focus on comprehension of core concepts, students gain confidence in their ability, retain more of what they learn, and are freed from dependence on rote mathematical manipulation.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Student ix
What Is Chemistry?
1(22)
Science and Technology
1(2)
Matter
3(5)
Matter and Its Physical Transformations
8(3)
Matter and Its Chemical Transformations
11(2)
How Science Is Done: The Scientific Method
13(3)
Learning Chemistry with This Book
16(7)
The Numerical Side of Chemistry
23(36)
Numbers in Chemistry---Precision and Accuracy
23(3)
Numbers in Chemistry---Uncertainty and Significant Figures
26(3)
Zeros and Significant Figures
29(2)
Scientific Notation
31(5)
How to Handle Significant Figures and Scientific Notation When Doing Math
36(3)
Numbers with a Name---Units of Measure
39(5)
Density: A Useful Physical Property of Matter
44(2)
Doing Calculations in Chemistry---Unit Analysis
46(4)
Algebraic Manipulations
50(9)
The Evolution of Atomic Theory
59(48)
Dalton's Atomic Theory
59(8)
Development of the Structure of the Atom
67(1)
The Nucleus
68(4)
The Structure of the Atom
72(5)
The Law of Mendeleev---Chemical Periodicity
77(5)
The Modern Periodic Table
82(6)
Other Regular Variations in the Properties of the Elements
88(5)
Seeing the Light---A New Model for the Atom
93(14)
The Modern Model of the Atom
107(38)
A New Kind of Physics---Energy Is Quantized
107(2)
The Bohr Theory of Atomic Structure
109(3)
Periodicity and Line Spectra Explained
112(7)
Subshells and Electron Configuration
119(8)
Compound Formation and the Octet Rule
127(4)
Atomic Size Revisited
131(2)
The Modern Quantum Mechanical Model of the Atom
133(12)
Bonding Between Atoms
145(38)
Molecules: What Are They? Why Are They?
145(1)
Holding Molecules Together---The Covalent Bond
146(6)
Molecules, Dot Structures, and the Octet Rule
152(6)
Multiple Bonds
158(5)
Ionic Bonding: Bring on the Metals
163(1)
Equal versus Unequal Sharing of Electrons---Electronegativity and the Polar Covalent Bond
164(6)
Nomenclature: Naming Chemical Compounds
170(13)
The Structure of Molecules
183(28)
Why Is the Shape of a Molecule Important?
183(2)
Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion (VSEPR) Theory
185(8)
Polarity of Molecules, or When Does 2 + 2 Not Equal 4?
193(8)
Intermolecular Forces---Dipolar Interactions
201(10)
Chemical Reactions
211(46)
What Is a Chemical Reaction?
211(1)
How Are Reactants Transformed into Products?
212(3)
Balancing Chemical Equations
215(3)
Stoichiometry: What Is It?
218(3)
The Mole
221(5)
Reaction Stoichiometry
226(6)
Formulas and Percent Compositions from Combustion Analysis
232(8)
Going Back and Forth Between Formula and Percent Composition
240(2)
Dealing with a Limiting Reactant
242(15)
The Transfer of Electrons Between Atoms in a Chemical Reaction
257(42)
What Is Electricity?
257(1)
Electron Bookkeeping---Oxidation States
258(11)
Recognizing Electron Transfer Reactions
269(4)
Electricity from Redox Reactions
273(8)
Which Way Do the Electrons Flow? The EMF Series
281(4)
Another Look at Oxidation: The Corrosion of Metals
285(14)
Intermolecular Forces and the Phases of Matter
299(40)
Why Does Matter Exist in Different Phases?
299(6)
Intermolecular Forces
305(4)
A Closer Look at Dipolar Forces---Hydrogen Bonding
309(5)
Nonmolecular Substances
314(3)
Describing the Gas Phase
317(6)
The Mathematical Description of a Gas
323(16)
Solutions
339(42)
What Is a Solution?
339(3)
Energy and the Formation of Solutions
342(9)
Entropy and the Formation of Solutions
351(2)
Solubility, Temperature, and Pressure
353(4)
Getting Unlikes to Dissolve: Soaps and Detergents
357(2)
Concentration: How Much Solute Is Dissolved in the Solvent---Molarity
359(9)
Percent Composition for Solutions
368(13)
When Reactants Turn Into Products
381(44)
Chemical Kinetics
381(3)
Energy Changes and Chemical Reactions
384(7)
Reaction Rates and Activation Energy---Getting Over the Hill
391(10)
The Effect of Concentration on Rate
401(5)
Reaction Order
406(4)
Why Reaction Orders Have the Values They Do---Mechanisms
410(15)
Chemical Equilibrium
425(32)
Dynamic Equilibrium---My Reaction Seems to Have Stopped!
425(6)
Why Do Chemical Reactions Reach Equilibrium?
431(4)
The Position of Equilibrium---The Equilibrium Constant Keq
435(6)
Disturbing a Reaction Already at Equilibrium---Le Chatelier's Principle
441(4)
Response of Equilibrium to Changes in Temperature
445(12)
Electrolytes, Acids, and Bases
457(54)
Electrolytes
457(8)
Weak and Strong Electrolytes
465(2)
Acids, Weak and Strong
467(5)
Bases---The Opposites of Acids
472(3)
Help! I Need Another Definition of Acids and Bases
475(3)
Weak Bases
478(4)
Is This Solution Acidic or Basic? Understanding Water, Autodissociation, and Kw
482(5)
The pH Scale
487(5)
Resisting pH Changes---Buffers
492(19)
Nuclear Chemistry
511(34)
The Case of the Missing Mass: Mass Defect and the Stability of the Nucleus
511(4)
Half-Life and the Band of Stability
515(3)
Spontaneous Nuclear Changes: Radioactivity
518(11)
Using Radioactive Isotopes to Date Old Objects
529(2)
Nuclear Energy (Fission and Fusion)
531(4)
Biological Effects and Medical Applications of Radioactivity
535(10)
The Chemistry of Carbon
545(44)
Carbon---A Unique Element
545(4)
Naturally Occurring Compounds of Carbon with Hydrogen---Hydrocarbons
549(6)
Naming Hydrocarbons
555(11)
Properties of Hydrocarbons
566(23)
Polymers: Synthetic and Biological
589(1)
Polymers
589(1)
Polyethylene and Its Relatives: Today's Miracle Plastics
590(3)
Nylon: A Polymer You Can Wear
593(3)
Polysaccharides and Carbohydrates
596(2)
Proteins
598(5)
DNA: The Master Biopolymer
603
Glossary G-1
Selected Answers A-1
Index I-1


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