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Introductory Chemistry: Concepts and Critical Thinking

Introductory Chemistry: Concepts and Critical Thinking - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0321663054

Cover of Introductory Chemistry: Concepts and Critical Thinking 6TH 11 (ISBN 978-0321663054)
ISBN13: 978-0321663054
ISBN10: 0321663055
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 6TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2011
International: No

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Introductory Chemistry: Concepts and Critical Thinking - 6TH 11 edition

ISBN13: 978-0321663054

Charles H. Corwin

ISBN13: 978-0321663054
ISBN10: 0321663055
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 6TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2011
International: No
Summary

Introductory Chemistry: Concepts and Critical Thinking, Sixth Editionis a comprehensive learning system that offers print and media resources as well as an extensive study area available in MasteringChemistryreg;. Unlike other introductory chemistry books, all the materials are coherently integrated including the textbook, student solutions manual, laboratory manual, instructor's manual, and test item file. To help readers learn chemical skills and concepts more effectively, Corwin highlights the connection between key concepts and key problem-solving skills through critical thinking. Math and problem solving are covered early in the text; Corwin builds confidence and ability through innovative pedagogy and technology formulated to meet student needs. This revision retains all the strengths of the previous editions, while adding emphasis on conceptual understanding and critical thinking. Introduction to Chemistry; Scientific Measurements; The Metric System; Matter and Energy; Models of the Atom; The Periodic Table; Language of Chemistry; Chemical Reactions; The Mole Concept; Chemical Equation Calculations; The Gaseous State; Chemical Bonding; Liquids and Solids; Solutions; Acids and Bases; Chemical Equilibrium; Oxidation and Reduction; Nuclear Chemistry; Organic Chemistry; Biochemistry. A useful introduction for anyone interested in learning more about chemistry.

Author Bio

Charles H. Corwin has spent over 30 years teaching chemistry to over 10,000 students. He has taught general chemistry, organic chemistry, and quantitative analysis, but has focused primarily on introductory chemistry for the personal rewards it offers.

Corwin took his degrees at San Jose State University, where he was a member of Tau Delta Phi honor society. Early in his career, he was awarded a National Science Foundation grant to study instructional innovations at Grand Valley State University. Currently, he is a professor of chemistry at American River College, where he was recognized as Teacher of the Year in 1994. He is also the recipient of an Alumni Teaching award from Purdue University.

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Introductory Chemistry - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0321804907
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