Introductory Chemistry: A Foundation (Book with CD-ROM)

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/16/2003
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole

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This best-selling text motivates students and maintains their interest in the material by connecting chemistry to real-life experiences and emphasizing visual learning with figures that illustrate concepts and photos that depict chemical phenomena. Introductory Chemistryhelps students develop the problem-solving skills critical to success in chemistry by teaching a thoughtful, step-by-step approach to solving problems that starts with representing the essence of problems using symbols or diagrams and ends with thinking about whether an answer makes sense. The Instructor Toolkit is a comprehensive and coordinated supplement package that helps instructors prepare for class. It contains the Instructor's Annotated Edition, Complete Solutions Guide, and a CD-ROM package featuring the HM ClassPrep, HM Testing, Chemistry Animations and Videos CD-ROMs, and the Student Support Package. A comprehensive Student Support Package, automatically included with every new student text, features numerous resources to help students succeed in their courses. A two-sided Study Card with chemical formulas and reminders serves as a quick study aid. The password-protected Student Web Site features ACE self-quizzes, interactive molecules, and flashcards of key terms. A CD-ROM features a review of the prerequisite mathematics relevant to this course. SMARTHINKING online tutoring provides free live and asynchronous study help to students.

Table of Contents

Note: Each chapter concludes with a Chapter Review
Chemistry: An Introduction
Chemistry: An Introduction
Chemistry in Focus: Dr. Ruth--Cotton Hero
What Is Chemistry?
Solving Problems
Using a Scientific Approach
Chemistry in Focus: A Mystifying Problem
The Scientific Method
Learning Chemistry
Chemistry in Focus: An Important Component of Your Education
Measurements and Calculations
Scientific Notation
Chemistry in Focus: Critical Units!
Measurements of Length, Volume, and Mass
Chemistry in Focus: Measurement: Past, Present, and Future
Uncertainty in Measurement
Significant Figures
Problem Solving and Dimensional Analysis
Temperature Conversions: An Approach to Problem Solving
Chemistry in Focus: Tiny Thermometers
Matter and Energy
Physical and Chemical Properties and Changes
Elements and Compounds
Mixtures and Pure Substances
Chemistry in Focus: Instant Geology
Separation of Mixtures
Energy, Temperature, and Heat
Calculating Energy Changes
Chemistry in Focus: Nature Has Hot Plants
Chemistry in Focus: Firewalking: Magic or Science?
Cumulative Review for Chapters 1–3
Chemical Foundations: Elements, Atoms, and Ions
The Elements
Chemistry in Focus: Trace Elements: Small but Critical
Symbols for the Elements
Dalton's Atomic Theory
Chemistry in Focus: No Laughing Matter
Formulas of Compounds
The Structure of the Atom
Chemistry in Focus: Glowing Tubes for Signs, Television Sets, and Computers
Introduction to the Modern Concept of Atomic Structure
Chemistry in Focus: Isotope Tales
Introduction to the Periodic Table
Chemistry in Focus: Putting the Brakes on Arsenic
Natural States of the Elements
Compounds That Contain Ions
Naming Compounds
Chemistry in Focus: Sugar of Lead
Naming Compounds That Contain a Metal and a Nonmetal (Types I and II)
Naming Binary Compounds That Contain Only Nonmetals (Type III)
Naming Binary Compounds: A Review
Naming Compounds That Contain Polyatomic Ions
Naming Acids
Writing Formulas from Names
Cumulative Review for Chapters 4–5
Chemical Reactions: An Introduction
Evidence for a Chemical Reaction
Chemical Equations
Balancing Chemical Equations
Chemistry in Focus: The Beetle That Shoots Straight
Reactions in Aqueous Solutions
Predicting Whether a Reaction Will Occur
Reactions in Which a Solid Forms
Describing Reactions in Aqueous Solutions
Reactions That Form Water: Acids and Bases
Reactions of Metals with Nonmetals (Oxidation--Reduction)
Ways to Classify Reactions
Chemistry in Focus: Do We Age by Oxidation
Chemistry in Focus: Oxidation-Reduction Reactions
Launch the Space Shuttle
Other Ways to Classify Reactions
Cumulative Review for Chapters 6–7
Chemical Composition
Counting by Weighing
Chemistry in Focus: Plastic That Talks and Listens
Atomic Masses: Counting Atoms by Weighing
The Mole
Molar Mass
Percent Composition of Compounds
Formulas of Compounds
Calculation of Empirical Formulas
Calculation of Molecular Formulas
Chemical Quantities
Information Given by Chemical Equations
Mole--Mole Relationships
Mass Calculations
Chemistry in Focus: Methyl Alcohol: Fuel with a Future?
Calculations Involving a Limiting Reactant
Percent Yield
Cumulative Review for Chapters 8–9
Modern Atomic Theory
Rutherford's Atom
Electromagnetic Radiation
Chemistry in Focus: Light as a Sex Attractant
Chemistry in Focus: Atmospheric Effects
Emission of Energy by Atoms
The Energy Levels of Hydrogen
The Bohr Model of the Atom
The Wave Mechanical Model of the Atom
The Hydrogen Orbitals
The Wave Mechanical Model: Further Development
Electron Arrangements in the First Eighteen Atoms on the Periodic Table
Chemistry in Focus: A Magnetic Moment
Electron Configurations and the Periodic Table
Chemistry in Focus: The Chemistry of Bohrium
Atomic Properties and the Periodic Table
Chemistry in Focus: Fireworks
Chemical Bonding
Types of Chemical Bonds
Bond Polarity and Dipole Moments
Stable Electron Configurations and Charges on Ions
Chemistry in Focus: Composite Cars
Ionic Bonding and Structures of Ionic Compounds
Lewis Structures
Lewis Structures of Molecules with Multiple Bonds
Chemistry in Focus: Broccoli--Miracle Food?
Molecular Structure
Molecular Structure: The VSEPR Model
Chemistry in Focus: Taste--It's the Structure That Counts
Molecular Structure: Molecules with Double Bonds
Chemistry in Focus: Minimotor Molecule
Cumulative Review for Chapters 10–11
Pressure and Volume: Boyle's Law
Volume and Temperature: Charles's Law
Volume and Moles: Avogadro's Law
The Ideal Gas Law
Chemistry in Focus: Snacks Need Chemistry, Too!
Dalton's Law of Partial Pressures
Laws and Models: A Review
The Kinetic Molecular Theory of Gases
The Implications of the Kinetic Molecular Theory
Gas Stoichiometry
Liquids and Solids
Water and Its Phase Changes
Energy Requirements for the Changes of State
Chemistry in Focus: Whales Need Changes of State
Intermolecular Forces
Evaporation and Vapor Pressure
The Solid State: Types of Solids
Bonding in Solids
Chemistry in Focus: Metal with a Memory
Chemistry in Focus: Green Chemistry
Solution Composition: An Introduction
Solution Composition: Mass Percent
Solution Composition: Molarity
Stoichiometry of Solution Reactions
Neutralization Reactions
Solution Composition: Normality
Cumulative Review for Chapters 12–14
Acids and Bases
Acids and Bases
Chemistry in Focus: Gum That Foams
Acid Strength
Chemistry in Focus: Carbonation--A Cool Trick
Chemistry in Focus: Plants Fight Back
Water as an Acid and a Base
The pH Scale
Chemistry in Focus: Airplane Rash
Calculating the pH of Strong Acid Solutions
Buffered Solutions
How Chemical Reactions Occur
Conditions That Affect Reaction
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