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World of Chemistry : Essentials - 2nd edition

World of Chemistry : Essentials (ISBN10: 0030058880; ISBN13: 9780030058882)
ISBN13: 978-0030058882
ISBN10: 0030058880

Summary: The quality of human life is described in terms understandable to the non-science major in this application-oriented chemistry textbook. This paperback Essentials offers a more concise, less theoretical, less mathematical version of the hardback version, World of Chemistry, Second Edition. Features

  • This second edition is replete with interesting applications to w ...show morehich the liberal arts student can readily relate. These include the nutritional basis of healthy living; medicines and drugs; pollution and the conservation of natural resources; and the agricultural production of food for a hungry world population.
  • Principles of such chemicals as bleaches, disinfectants, antioxidant vitamins, sunscreens, gasoline, and lotions are discussed and applied in understandable detail.
  • The length and complexity of the hardback version were reduced in Essentials by integrating applications and principles, and by combining topics such as Atomic Structure and Periodic Table, and states of matter and bonding.
  • Essentials is the only book on the market specifically designed for the one-semester liberal arts chemistry market, and its reasonable $35 pricetag rivals other non-majors books.
  • Priced at a reasonable $35 net, Essentials, Second Edition is much lower than the other leading non-majors books: Hill, Chemistry for Changing Times, 8 edition (Prentice Hall) is $52.50 net; Snyder, The Extraordinary Chemistry of Ordinary Things, 3 edition (Wiley) is $56.00 net! (Prices as of May, 1998)
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Edition/Copyright: 2ND 99
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Saunders College Division
Published: 05/26/1998
International: No

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