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Basic Concepts of Chemistry

ISBN-10: 0471215228

ISBN-13: 9780471215226

Edition: 7th 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Leo J. Malone

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This easy-to-read introduction presents chemistry as a living, relevant science. The book encourages critical thinking and helps readers overcome the math difficulties that often prevent them from developing a full understanding of the subject.
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Book details

List price: $128.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/7/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 592
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.234
Language: English

Prologue Introduction To The Study Of Chemistry
The Creation of Matter
The Mystery of Fire
The Scientific Method
The Study of Chemistry and Using This Textbook
Measurements in Chemistry
The Numbers Used in Chemistry
The Numerical Value of a Measurement
The Qualities of a Number
Zero as a Significant Figure
Significant Figures and Mathematical Operations
Rules for Addition and Subtraction and Rounding Off
Rules for Multiplication and Division
Expressing Large and Small Numbers: Scientific Notation
Changing Numbers into Scientific Notation
Mathematical Manipulation of Scientific Notation
Key Terms and Summary Charts in Part A
The Measurements Used in Chemistry
Measurement of Mass, Length, and Volume
The English System of Measurements
The Metric System of Measurements
The Prefixes Used in the Metric System
Relationships Between the Metric and English Systems
Conversion of Units by the Factor-Label Method
Relationships as Conversion Factors
One Step Conversions and Unit Maps
Multistep Conversions
Measurement of Temperature
Thermometer Scales
Relationships Between Scales
Key Terms and Summary Charts in
Chapter Review
Elements and Compounds
The Elements and Their Composition
The Elements
Free Elements in Nature
The Names of Elements
The Distribution of the Elements
The Symbols of the Elements
The Composition of Elements: Atomic Theory
The Atomic Theory
The Size of an Atom
Composition of the Atom
The Electron and Electrostatic Forces
The Nuclear Model of the Atom
The Particles in the Nucleus
Atomic Number, Mass Number, and Atomic Mass
Atomic Number, Mass Number, and Isotopes
Isotopic Mass and Atomic Mas?
Key Terms and Summary Charts in Part