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General Chemistry as a Second Language

General Chemistry as a Second Language - 05 edition

General Chemistry as a Second Language - 05 edition

ISBN13: 9780471716624

ISBN10: 0471716626

General Chemistry as a Second Language by David R. Klein - ISBN 9780471716624
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
International: No
General Chemistry as a Second Language by David R. Klein - ISBN 9780471716624

ISBN13: 9780471716624

ISBN10: 0471716626

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 05

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Many readers find it difficult to master the fundamental skills that are essential to succeeding in chemistry. Now with this helpful book, they'll quickly learn how to break chemistry down into basic steps. Author David Klein presents the material in a way that will motivate and empower them. He offers clear explanations of key concepts while examining what orbitals are, how to calculate oxidation states, how to approach stoichiometry problems that require manipulation of the ideal gas law, and much more.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Numbers in Chemistry
* Units - dimensional analysis
* Significant figures in calculations
* Orders of Magnitude
Drawing Molecules
* Chemical formulas
* Lewis Structures (Octet Rule)
* Resonance Structures
* Molecular Masses from Chemical Formulas

Naming Molecules
* Molecular
* Ionic

The Mole
* Molar mass
* Interconverting moles, mass, and number of chemical entities
* Mass 0.000000rom the chemical formula

* Balancing equations
* Limiting reactant
* Theoretical, actual and % yields

* Ideal Gas Law
* Solving Gas problems
* Real Gases: the van der Waals Equation

* Heat and Work
* State Functions vs. Pathways
* Enthalpy
* Hess's Law
* Enthalpy of Formation

Phases of Matter
* Intermolecular Forces
* Hydrogen Bonding
* Phase Diagrams

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