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Chemistry. Concepts and Problems, A Self-Teaching Guide. Edition No. 3. Wiley Self-Teaching Guides

  • ID: 5186189
  • Book
  • October 2020
  • 432 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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THE QUICK AND PAINLESS WAY TO TEACH YOURSELF BASIC CHEMISTRY CONCEPTS AND TERMS

Chemistry: A Self-Teaching Guide is the easy way to gain a solid understanding of the essential science of chemistry. Assuming no background knowledge of the subject, this clear and accessible guide covers the central concepts and key definitions of this fundamental science, from the basic structure of the atom to chemical equations.

An innovative self-guided approach enables you to move through the material at your own pace?gradually building upon your knowledge while you strengthen your critical thinking and problem-solving skills. This edition features new and revised content throughout, including a new chapter on organic chemistry, designed to dramatically increase how fast you learn and how much you retain. This powerful learning resource features: - An interactive, step-by-step method proven to increase your understanding of the fundamental concepts of chemistry - Learning objectives, practice questions, study problems, and a self-review test in every chapter to reinforce your learning - An emphasis on practical concepts and clear explanations to ensure that you comprehend the material quickly - Engaging end-of-chapter stories connecting the material to a relevant topic in chemistry to bring important concepts to life - Concise, student-friendly chapters describing major chemistry concepts and terms, including the periodic table, atomic weights, chemical bonding, solutions, gases, solids, and liquids

Chemistry: A Self-Teaching Guide is an ideal resource for high school or college students taking introductory chemistry courses, for students taking higher level courses needing to refresh their knowledge, and for those preparing for standardized chemistry and medical career admission tests.
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Preface ix

Introduction xi

Acknowledgments xiii

How to Use This Book xvi

1 Atomic Structure, Periodic Table, Electronic Structure 1

2 Atomic Weights 27

3 Periodic Properties and Chemical Bonding 47

4 Molecular and Formula Weights 79

5 Nomenclature 105

6 Chemical Equations 129

7 Mole Concept 155

8 Gases 167

9 Solids 203

10 Liquids 223

11 Solutions and Their Properties 245

12 Chemical Equilibrium 277

13 Acids and Bases 317

14 Organic Chemistry 355

Appendix

Table of Atomic Weights 400

Periodic Table of the Elements 401

Table of Four-Place Logarithms 402

Index 405

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Richard Post
Chad Snyder
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