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Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity

Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity - 8th edition

Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity - 8th edition

ISBN13: 9780840048288

ISBN10: 0840048289

Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity by John C. Kotz - ISBN 9780840048288
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 8TH 12
Copyright: 2012
Publisher: Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
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Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity by John C. Kotz - ISBN 9780840048288

ISBN13: 9780840048288

ISBN10: 0840048289

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 8TH 12
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Master chemistry with the clear explanations, problem-solving strategies, and dynamic learning tools of CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL REACTIVITY, 8e. Combining thorough instruction with the powerful multimedia tools you need to develop a deeper understanding of general chemistry concepts, the text clearly emphasizes the visual nature of chemistry, illustrating the close interrelationship of the macroscopic, symbolic, and particulate levels of chemistry. The art program illustrates each of the three levels in engaging detail--and is fully integrated with new key media components. Now featuring strong coverage of green/sustainable chemistry, this edition helps you every step of the way to build your problem-solving skills through easy-to-understand worked problems, new problem strategy maps, new Review & Check problems, and more. GO CHEMISTRY includes mini video lectures and e-flash cards keyed to topics in the text for quick, on-the-go review--ideal for use on video iPods/iPhones, MP3 players, and iTunes.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Basic Concepts of Chemistry.
Let's Review: The Tools of Quantitative Chemistry.
2. Atoms, Molecules, and Ions.
3. Chemical Reactions.
4. Stoichiometry: Quantitative Information About Chemical Reactions.
5. Principles of Chemical Reactivity: Energy and Chemical Reactions.
Interchapter: The Chemistry of Fuels and Energy Sources.
6. The Structure of Atoms.
7. The Structure of Atoms and Periodic Trends.
Interchapter: Milestones in the Development of Chemistry and the Modern View of Atoms and Molecules.
8. Bonding and Molecular Structure.
9. Bonding and Molecular Structure: Orbital Hybridization and Molecular Orbitals.
10. Carbon: Not Just Another Element
Interchapter: The Chemistry of Life: Biochemistry.
11. Gases and Their Properties.
12. Intermolecular Forces and Liquids.
13. The Chemistry of Solids.
14. Solutions and Their Behavior.
Interchapter: The Chemistry of Modern Materials.
15. Chemical Kinetics: The Rates of Chemical Reactions.
16. Principles of Reactivity: Equilibrium.
17. The Chemistry of Acids and Bases.
18. Principles of Reactivity: Other Aspects of Aqueous Equilibria.
19. Principles of Reactivity: Entropy and Free Energy.
20. Principles of Reactivity: Electron Transfer Reactions.
Interchapter: The Chemistry of the Environment.
21. The Chemistry of the Main Group Elements.
22. The Chemistry of the Transition Elements.
23. Nuclear Chemistry.
Appendix A: Using Logarithms and the Quadratic Equation.
Appendix B: Some Important Physical Concepts.
Appendix C: Abbreviations and Useful Conversion Factors.
Appendix D: Physical Constants.
Appendix E: Naming Organic Compounds.
Appendix F: Values for the Ionization Energies and Electron Affinities of the Elements.
Appendix G: Vapor Pressure of Water at Various Temperatures.
Appendix H: Ionization Constants for Weak Acids at 25ºC.
Appendix I: Ionization Constants for Weak Bases at 25ºC.
Appendix J: Solubility Product Constants for Some Inorganic Compounds at 25ºC.
Appendix K: Formation Constants for Some Complex Ions in Aqueous Solution.
Appendix L: Selected Thermodynamic Values.
Appendix M: Standard Reduction Potentials in Aqueous Solution at 25ºC.
Appendix N: Answers to Chapter Opening and Case Study Questions.
Appendix O: Answers to Check Your Understanding Questions
Appendix P: Answers to Review and Check Questions
Appendix Q: Answers to Selected Interchapter Study Questions.
Appendix R: Answers to Selected Study Questions.

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