Introductory Chemistry: A Foundation

Introductory Chemistry: A Foundation

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INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY: A FOUNDATION combines enhanced problem-solving structure with substantial pedagogy to enable students to become strong independent problem solvers in the introductory course and beyond. Capturing student interest through early coverage of chemical reactions, accessible explanations and visualizations, and an emphasis on everyday applications, the authors explain chemical concepts by starting with the basics, using symbols or diagrams, and conclude by encouraging students to test their own understanding of the solution. This step-by-step approach has already helped hundreds of thousands of students master chemical concepts and develop problem-solving skills. The book is known for its focus on conceptual learning and for the way it motivates students by connecting chemical principles to real-life experiences in chapter-opening discussions and Chemistry in Focus boxes. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.Write the general valence configuration (for example, ns1 for Group 1) for the group in which each of the following ... Z 5 52 potassium, Z 5 19 sulfur, Z 5 16 How many valence electrons does each of the following atoms have? ... why macroscopic (large) objects are not ordinarily discussed in terms of their a€œwave- likea€ properties. a. an electron moving ... a. nitrogen, Z 5 7 b. chlorine, Z 5 17 What name is given to the series of ten elements in which the electrons are filling the 3d sublevel?

Title:Introductory Chemistry: A Foundation
Author:Steven Zumdahl, Donald J. DeCoste
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2014-04-07


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