Chemistry and our Changing World

Chemistry and our Changing World

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This volume combines complete topical coverage, easy-to-understand explanations, and a focus on problem solving to give readers an appreciation of the excitement of chemistry and to show how chemistry is used in the real, everyday world.
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  • Paperback | 592 pages
  • 177.5 x 233.7 x 27.9mm | 945.53g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0131315412
  • 9780131315419

Table of contents

1. Science, Technology, Humankind, and the Environment: An Introductory Chapter. 2. Atoms, Molecules, Elements, Compounds, and the Measurement of Matter. 3. Theory and Structure of the Atom. 4. Chemical Bonding: Holding Matter Together. 5. Chemical Reactions. 6. The Energy Story. 7. Solids, Liquids, and Gases; The Three States of Matter. 8. Solutions of Acids, Bases, and Salts. 9. Nuclear Chemistry. 10. The Chemistry of Water and Water Pollution. 11. The Chemistry of Air Pollution. 12. Organic Chemistry. 13. Plastics and Polymers. 14. Agricultural Chemistry. 15. Food Chemistry. 16. Biochemistry: The Molecules of Life. 17. Pharmaceuticals and Drugs. 18. The Chemistry of Home Care and Personal Products. 19. Chemistry and Outer Space. Appendix A: Basic Mathematics. Appendix B: The Metric System. Appendix C: Expanded Rules for Writing and Naming Chemical Compounds. Glossary. Answers to Selected Exercises.
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