Introductory Chemistry

Introductory Chemistry

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The Seventh Edition of Zumdahl and DeCostea€™s best-selling INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY: A FOUNDATION that 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.The Seventh Edition now adds a questioning pedagogy to in-text examples to help students learn what questions they should be asking themselves while solving problems, offers a revamped art program to better serve visual learners, and includes a significant number of revised end-of-chapter questions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.One such example involves the catalytic converters now required on all automobiles sold around much of the world. The purpose ... The good news is that these devices are quite effective and have led to much cleaner air in congested areas. ... It was long used by dentists to make their patients more tolerant of some painful dental procedures. ... In light of Daltona#39;s atomic theory, this simply means that a com- pound always contains the same relative numbers of atoms of each element.

Title:Introductory Chemistry
Author:Steven Zumdahl, Donald J. DeCoste
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2010-01-01


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