Complete Chemistry for Cambridge IGSCE�

ISBN-10: 0199138788

ISBN-13: 9780199138784

Edition: 2nd 2010

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This book meets the needs of all students following the Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) syllabus for IGCSE Chemistry. Updated for the most recent syllabus and the latest scientific developments, it covers all aspects of the syllabus content in an attractive and engaging format for both native and non-native speakers of English. Each book is accompanied by a free CD which provides a wealth of support for students, such as practical investigations, practice exam-questionsand revision tips. An accompanying Teacher's Guide and Revision Guide are also available. We are working with CIE to obtain full endorsement of this new edition.
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List price: $29.68
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 1/12/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

States of matter
Everything is made of particles
Solids, liquids, and gases
The particles in solids, liquids, and gases
A closer look at gases
Checkup on Chapter 1
Separating substances
Mixtures, solutions, and solvents
Pure substances and impurities
Separation methods (part I)
Separation methods (part II)
More about paper chromatography
The chromatography detectives
Checkup on Chapter 2
Atoms and elements
Atoms, elements, and the Periodic Table
More about atoms
Isotopes and radioactivity
How electrons are arranged How our model of the atom developed The atom: the inside story
The metals and non-metals
Checkup on Chapter 3
Atoms combining
Compounds, mixtures, and chemical change
Why do atoms form bonds?
The ionic bond
More about ions
The covalent bond
Covalent compounds
Comparing ionic and covalent compounds
Giant covalent structures
The bonding in metals
Checkup on Chapter 4
Reacting masses, and chemical equations
The names and formuale of compounds
Equations for chemical reactions
The masses of atoms, molecules. and ions
Some calculations about masses and %
Checkup on Chapter 5
Using moles
The mole
Calculations from equations, using the mole
Reactions involving gases
The concentration of a solution
Finding the empirical formula
From empirical to final formula
Finding % yield and % purity
Checkup on Chapter 6
Redox reactions
Oxidation and reduction
Redox and electron transfer
Redox and changes in oxidation state
Oxidising and reducing agents
Checkup on Chapter 7
Electricity and chemical change
Conductors and insulators
The principles of electrolysis
The reactions at the electrodes
The electrolysis of brine
Two more uses of electrolysis
Checkup on Chapter 8
Energy changes, and reversible reactions
Energy changes in reactions
Explaining energy changes
Energy from fuels
Giving out energy as electricity The batteries in your life
Reversible reactions
Shifting the equilibrium
Checkup on Chapter 9
The speed of a reaction
Rates of reaction
Measuring the rate of a reaction
Changing the rate of a reaction (part I)
Changing the rate of a reaction (part II)
Explaining rates
Catalysts More about enzymes
Photochemical reactions
Checkup on Chapter 10
Acids and bases
Acids and alkalis
A closer look at acids and alkalis
The reactions of acids and bases
A closer look at neutralisation
Making salts
Making insoluble salts by precipitation
Finding concentrations by titration
Checkup on Chapter 11
The Periodic Table
An overview of the Periodic Table
Group I: the alkali metals
Group VII: the halogens
Group 0: the noble gases
The transition elements
Across the Periodic Table
How the Periodic Table developed
Checkup on Chapter 12
The behaviour of metals
Metals: a review
Comparing metals for reactivity
Metals in competition
The reactivity series
Making use of the reactivity series
Checkup on Chapter 13
Making use of metals
Metals in the Earth's crust
Extracting metals from their ores
Extracting iron
Extracting aluminium
Making use of metals and their alloys
Steels and steel-making Metals, civilisation, and you
Checkup on Chapter 14
Air and water
What is air?
Making use of air
Pollution alert!
The rusting problem
Water supply Living in space
Checkup on Chapter 15
Some non-metals and their compounds
Hydrogen, nitrogen, and ammonia
Making ammonia in industry
Sulfur and sulfur dioxide
Sulfuric acid
Carbon and the carbon cycle
Some carbon compounds
Greenhouse gases, and climate change
Checkup on Chapter 16
Organic chemistry
Petroleum: a fossil fuel
Separating petroleum into fractions
Cracking hydrocarbons
Families of organic compounds
The alkanes
The alkenes
The alcohols
The carboxylic acids
Checkup on Chapter 17
Introducing polymers
Addition polymerisation
Condensation polymerisation
Making use of synthetic polymers
Plastics: here to stay?
The macromolecules in food (part I)
The macromolecules in food (part II)
Breaking down the macromolecules
Checkup on Chapter 18
In the lab
Chemistry: a practical subject
An example of an experiment
Working with gases in the lab
Testing for ions in the lab
Checkup on Chapter 19
Answers to the numerical questions in this book
Your Cambridge IGCSE chemistry exam
About the Cambridge IGCSE chemistry exam
Exam questions from Paper 2
Exam questions from Paper 3
Exam questions from Paper 6
The Periodic Table and atomic masses
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