Introductory Chemistry : Concepts and Connections

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-01-01
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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This comprehensive book gives readers easy access to the basicconceptsand their relevantconnectionsof the chemical principles operating in everyday life. Numerous examples and real-world applications provide chemistry enthusiasts with long-term, meaningful understandings.Chapter topics include scientific measurements, matter and energy, models of the atom, chemical reactions, the mole concept, liquids and solids, acids and bases, oxidation and reduction, chemical equilibrium, nuclear and organic chemistry, and biochemistry.For those who understand that knowledge of chemistry constitutes an empowering life skill.

Table of Contents

Please note this is the 4th edition
Introduction to Chemistry
Evolution of Chemistry
Modern Chemistry
Learning Chemistry
Key Concepts
Key Terms
Scientific Measurements
Uncertainty in Measurements
Significant Digits
Rounding Off Nonsignificant Digits
Adding and Subtracting Measurements
Multiplying and Dividing Measurements
Exponential Numbers
Scientific Notation
Unit Equations and Unit Factors
Unit Analysis Problem Solving
The Percent Concept
Problem Solving Organizer
Key Concepts
Key Terms
The Metric System
Basic Units and Symbols
Metric Conversion Factors
Metric-Metric Conversions
Metric-English Conversions
Volume by Calculation
Volume by Displacement
The Density Concept
Heat and Specific Heat
Problem Solving Organizer
Key Concepts
Key Terms
Cumulative Review: Chapters 1-3
Matter and Energy
Physical States of Matter
Elements, Compounds, and Mixtures
Names and Symbols of the Elements
Metals, Nonmetals, and Semimetals
Compounds and Chemical Formulas
Physical and Chemical Properties
Physical and Chemical Changes
Conservation of Mass
Potential and Kinetic Energy
Conservation of Energy
Key Concepts
Key Terms
Models of the Atom
Dalton Model of the Atom
Thomson Model of the Atom
Rutherford Model of the Atom
Atomic Notation
Atomic Mass
The Wave Nature of Light
The Quantum Concept
Bohr Model of the Atom
Energy Levels and Sublevels
Electron Configuration
Quantum Mechanical Model of the Atom
Key Concepts
Key Terms
The Periodic Table
Classification of Elements
The Periodic Law Concept
Groups and Periods of Elements
Periodic Trends
Properties of Elements
Blocks of Elements
Valence Electrons
Electron Dot Formulas
Ionization Energy
Ionic Charges
Key Concepts
Key Terms
Cumulative Review: Chapters 4-6
Language of Chemistry
Classification of Compounds
Monoatomic Ions
Polyatomic Ions
Writing Chemical Formulas
Binary Ionic Compounds
Ternary Ionic Compounds
Binary Molecular Compounds
Binary Acids
Ternary Oxyacids
Nomenclature Organizer
Key Concepts
Key Terms
Chemical Reactions
Evidence for Chemical Reactions
Writing Chemical Equations
Balancing Chemical Equations
Classifying Chemical Reactions
Combination Reactions
Decomposition Reactions
The Activity Series Concept
Single-Replacement Reactions
Solubility Rules
Double-Replacement Reactions
Neutralization Reactions
Key Concepts
Key Terms
Cumulative Review: Chapters 7-8
The Mole Concept
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