Synopses & Reviews
With topics such as stoichiometry, chemical equilibria, and thermodynamics, it’s no wonder so many students have a bad reaction to chemistry class. Fortunately, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Chemistry, Second Edition
, gives both high school and college students an easy-to- understand formula for passing chemistry with flying colors. New edition includes coverage of biochemistry and twice the number of practice problems of the previous edition.
• With tremendous growth in the health care job market, many students are pursuing college degrees that require chemistry as required course
• Author is an award-winning chemistry teacher
• Author’s website, chemfiesta.com is popular among students and teachers alike
Guch covers all the elements, the Periodic Table, ionic and covalent compounds, chemical reactions, acids and bases, and much more.
For high school and college students who must meet at least one chemistry requirement, this book offers a non-intimidating, easy-to-understand companion to their textbooks. Following a standard math-based chemistry curriculum, it covers:
The Periodic Table
Ionic and Covalent Compounds
Acids and Bases
Electrochemistry, Organic and Nuclear Chemistry, Stoichiometry, and Thermodynamics
About the Author
Ian Guch won Teaching Assistant of the Year honors in 1995. He currently teaches chemistry at the Connelly School of the Holy Child in Potomac, Maryland. He is the author of The Complete Book of Chemistry Quizzes and Practice Problems.