Chemistry II For Dummies

Chemistry II For Dummies

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The tools you need to ace your Chemisty II course College success for virtually all science, computing, engineering, and premedical majors depends in part on passing chemistry. The skills learned in chemistry courses are applicable to a number of fields, and chemistry courses are essential to students who are studying to become nurses, doctors, pharmacists, clinical technicians, engineers, and many more among the fastest-growing professions. But if you're like a lot of students who are confused by chemistry, it can seem like a daunting task to tackle the subject. That's where Chemistry II For Dummies can help! Here, you'll get plain-English, easy-to-understand explanations of everything you'll encounter in your Chemistry II class. Whether chemistry is your chosen area of study, a degree requirement, or an elective, you'll get the skills and confidence to score high and enhance your understanding of this often-intimidating subject. So what are you waiting for? * Presents straightforward information on complex concepts * Tracks to a typical Chemistry II course * Serves as an excellent supplement to classroom learning * Helps you understand difficult subject matter with confidence and ease Packed with approachable information and plenty of practice opportunities, Chemistry II For Dummies is just what you need to make the more

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 189 x 235 x 25mm | 585.13g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • 1118164903
  • 9781118164907
  • 167,650

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The tools you need to ace your Chemistry II course Confounded by chemistry? Now there's a fun, easy way to master the often-intimidating subjects you'll encounter in your Chemistry II class. Packed with approachable information and plenty of practice opportunities, Chemistry II For Dummies gets you rolling with everything you need to make the grade. Jog your memory -- get a review of Chemistry I topics that are critical for your progression through Chemistry II, from atomic structure and the periodic table to bonding and gas laws Keep your balance -- discover how to apply the concepts of equilibriums from homogeneous equilibrium systems (solubility) to complex ion equilibrium It's electric -- dive into the world of electrochemistry and find out how to balance redox reactions It's alive -- grasp how biology and chemistry go together in the field of biochemistry It's nuclear -- discover the ins and outs of nuclear chemistry, including the lowdown on radioactivity, fission, and fusion, and how to calculate half-lives Open the book and find: Math for the (chemistry) masses The mole concept and stoichiometry Solutions and intermolecular forces The lowdown on gases and gas laws The 4-1-1 on kinetics and equilibrium A glimpse into the world of organic chemistry The chemistry you encounter in your home Top tips for passing Chemistry II Must-know formulas Learn to: Grasp difficult chemistry concepts Supplement classroom learning with confidence Tackle problems you may face in your Chem II courseshow more

About John T Moore Ph.D.

John T. Moore, EdD, is regents professor of chemistry at Stephen F. Austin State University, where he teaches chemistry and is codirector of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Research Center. He is the author of Biochemistry For Dummies and Chemistry For Dummies, 2nd more

Table of contents

Introduction 1 Part I: A Basic Review of Chemistry I 7 Chapter 1: I Passed Chem I, But What About Chem II? 9 Chapter 2: Math for the (Chemistry) Masses 15 Chapter 3: Atomic Structure, the Periodic Table, and Bonding 27 Chapter 4: Digging up the Mole Concept and Stoichiometry 47 Chapter 5: Grasping Solutions and Intermolecular Forces 61 Chapter 6: Not Full of Hot Air: Gases and Gas Laws 81 Part II: Diving Into Kinetics and Equilibrium 97 Chapter 7: The Lowdown on Kinetics: Tortoise or the Hare? 99 Chapter 8: All Present in the Same State: Homogeneous Equilibrium 125 Chapter 9: Neutralizing Effects: Acid-Base Equilibrium 145 Chapter 10: Taking On Solubility and Complex Ion Equilibrium 179 Part III: A Plethora of Chemistry II Concepts 189 Chapter 11: Getting Hot with Thermodynamics 191 Chapter 12: Causing Electrons to Flow: Electrochemistry 207 Chapter 13: Going the Carbon Route: Organic Chemistry 231 Chapter 14: Pondering Polymers 247 Chapter 15: Bringing Biology into the Lab: Biochemistry 261 Part IV: Describing Descriptive Chemistry 277 Chapter 16: Examining the Ins and Outs of Petroleum 279 Chapter 17: Feeling the Power of Nuclear Chemistry 289 Chapter 18: Chemistry in the Home 309 Part V: The Part of Tens 327 Chapter 19: Ten Terrific Tips for Passing Chem II 329 Chapter 20: Ten Must-Know Formulas for Chem II 333 Chapter 21: Ten Great Chemistry Careers 339 Index 345show more

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