Focusing on the needs of allied health and nursing majors, this engaging book is ideal for students who have had no prior exposure to chemistry. The author takes the time to explain how to do tasks that students find difficult, rather than just providing terse descriptions. Emphasizing problem-solving techniques without skipping steps and using terms students can grasp, the book takes the most direct path to biomolecules and metabolic processes, provides a wealth of worked examples to help students understand key chemical concepts, includes novel and relevant Health Notes in the margins, and weaves biological and medical applications throughout. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Both hydrogen and fluorine have a single empty space in their valence shells, giving them similar properties. ... as nitrogen d) an element that does not conduct electricity e) an alkali metal in Period 4 f) a noble gas Columbium is a name that was once used for one of the chemical elements. ... Based on its position in the periodic table, how many valence electrons does an atom of selenium (Se) contain?
|Title||:||General, Organic, and Biochemistry: An Applied Approach|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2014-01-01|