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CHEMISTRY: THE CENTRAL SCIENCE, GLOBAL EDITION

PAPERBACK BY BROWN, THEODORE E.; LEMAY, EUGENE H.; BURSTEN, BRUCE E.; MURPHY, CATHERINE; WOODWARD, PATRICK

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ISBN
9781292057712
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PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED
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EDITION
13TH EDITION
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PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
1252 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
13 JUN 2014

DESCRIPTION

The trusted, innovative, calibrated leader Unrivaled problems, notable scientific accuracy and currency, and remarkable clarity have made Chemistry: The Central Science the leading general chemistry text for more than a decade. Trusted, innovative, and calibrated, the text increases conceptual understanding and student success in general chemistry by building on the expertise of the dynamic author team of leading researchers and award-winning professors. The new Thirteenth Edition builds on the Twelfth Edition's major revision, in which every word and piece of art was scrutinized by all the authors to increase its effectiveness. Placing a greater emphasis on research, this edition is more tightly integrated with MasteringChemistry, the leading online homework, tutorial, and assessment program- resulting in an unparalleled teaching and learning package that personalizes learning and coaches students toward understanding and mastery of tough chemistry topics. This program presents a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. It provides: Enhanced learning from a dynamic author team of leading researchers and award-winning professors: Each member of this well-respected author team brings their expertise in a wide range of areas to the pages of this popular text. All authors have been active researchers and have taught general chemistry for many years. Improved conceptual understanding through stepped up, relevant pedagogy: Students get numerous opportunities to test their knowledge through Give It Some Thought (GIST) exercises, Go Figure questions, and A Closer Look essays, now integrated with clicker questions and in MasteringChemistry. Invaluable aids that ensure problem-solving success: By using a consistent process, a unique Analyze/Plan/Solve/Check format, dual-column problem-solving approach in certain areas, a new practice exercise following each worked example, and the Strategies in Chemistry feature, students are placed on the right path from the very start to excel at problem solving and comprehension. Clarity through visualization from a variety of perspectives, including macroscopic, microscopic, and symbolic: Included are Visualizing Concepts exercises, with models, graphs, and other visual materials; sample exercises with molecular illustrations; and conceptual questions in the end-of-chapter questions. Superior support beyond the classroom with MasteringChemistry: Students benefit from personalized, interactive learning through MasteringChemistry's self-paced tutorials that guide them through the text's most challenging topics; provide immediate, specific feedback; and keep students engaged and on track. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringChemistry does not come packaged with this content. MasteringChemistry is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor.

CONTENTS

1 Introduction: Matter and Measurement2 Atoms, Molecules, and Ions3 Chemical Reactions and Reaction Stoichiometry4 Reactions in Aqueous Solution5 Thermochemistry6 Electronic Structure of Atoms7 Periodic Properties of the Elements8 Basic Concepts of Chemical Bonding9 Molecular Geometry and Bonding Theories10 Gases11 Liquids and Intermolecular Forces12 Solids and Modern Materials13 Properties of Solutions14 Chemical Kinetics15 Chemical Equilibrium16 Acid-Base Equilibria17 Additional Aspects of Aqueous Equilibria18 Chemistry of the Environment19 Chemical Thermodynamics20 Electrochemistry21 Nuclear Chemistry22 Chemistry of the Nonmetals23 Transition Metals and Coordination Chemistry24 The Chemistry of Life: Organic and Biological Chemistry AppendicesA Mathematical OperationsB Properties of WaterC Thermodynamic Quantities for Selected Substances at 298.15 K (25 DegreesC)D Aqueous Equilibrium ConstantsE Standard Reduction Potentials at 25 DegreesCAnswers to Selected ExercisesAnswers to Give It Some Thought Answers to Go Figure Answers to Selected Practice Exercises