Teaches chemistry by offering a dynamic, provocative and relevant view of the topic and its importance to society and our daily lives. Three themes are stressed throughout the text: developing chemical thinking and chemical vision, and refining problem solving skills. Many chapters in this edition has been rewritten and rearranged to vitalize the topics and to include interesting examples, analogies, and images.
Table of Contents
Chemistry. Measurements in Chemistry. Atoms. Formulas. Chemical Reactions and Equations. Molecules, Ions, and Chemical Names. Chemical Stoichiometry. Atomic Structure. Chemical Bonds. Gases and Gas Laws. Liquids and Solids. Water and Solutions. Acids and Bases. Chemical Equilibrium. Oxidation and Reduction. Nuclear Chemistry. Appendices. Glossary. Answers to Selected Questions. Index.