Synopses & Reviews
"Focus on Chemistry" develops a systematic approach to problem solving that will guide students through the process of solving chemical problems. Problem solving skills are emphasized throughout each chapter, developed through many in-chapter examples, reviewed in unique chapter summaries, and practiced and synthesized in end-of-chapter exercises. This book focuses on the development of basic chemical principles including chemical bonding, atomic structure, and gas laws. For anyone who wants a clear, concise guide to solving problems in Chemistry.
Table of Contents
TO THE STUDENT xvi
TO THE INSTRUCTOR xvii
Chapter 1: The Chemical World
Chapter 2: Measurement and Problem Solving.
Chapter 3: Matter and Energy.
Chapter 4: Atoms and Elements.
Chapter 5: Molecules and Compounds.
Chapter 6: Chemical Composition.
Chapter 7: Chemical Reactions.
Chapter 8: Quantities in Chemical Reactions.
Chapter 9: Electrons in Atoms and the Periodic Table.
Chapter 10: Chemical Bonding.
Chapter 11: Gases.
Chapter 12: Liquids, Solids, and Intermolecular Forces.
Chapter 13: Solutions.
Chapter 14: Acids and Bases.
Chapter 15: Chemical Equilibrium.
Chapter 16: Oxidation and Reduction.
Chapter 17: Radioactivity and Nuclear Chemistry.
Chapter 18: Organic Chemistry.
Chapter 19: Biochemistry.
Appendix: Mathematics Review.
Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises.