Introductory Chemistry Essentials 2nd edition

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Steve Russo and Mike Silver
Publisher: Pearson Education


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  • Chapter 1: What is Chemistry?
    • 1: Science and Technology
    • 1: Matter and Its Transformations (18)
    • 1: How Science is Done-The Scientific Method
    • 1: Additional Problems

  • Chapter 2: The Numerical Side of Chemistry
    • 2: Numbers in Chemistry-Precision and Accuracy (2)
    • 2: Numbers in Chemistry-Uncertainty and Significant Figures (3)
    • 2: Scientific Notation (3)
    • 2: How to Handle Significant Figures and Scientific Notation When Doing Math (1)
    • 2: Numbers with a Name-Units of Measure (11)
    • 2: Density (4)
    • 2: Unit Analysis (1)
    • 2: Algebraic Manipulations (3)
    • 2: Quantifying Energy

  • Chapter 3: The Evolution of Atomic Theory
    • 3: Dalton's Atomic Theory (5)
    • 3: Atomic Structure (8)
    • 3: The Modern Periodic Table (4)
    • 3: Other Regular Variations in the Properties of Elements (2)

  • Chapter 4: The Modern Model of the Atom
    • 4: Seeing the Light-A New Model of the Atom
    • 4: Energy is Quantized
    • 4: The Bohr Theory of Atomic Structure (1)
    • 4: Periodicity and Line Spectra Explained (2)
    • 4: Subshells and Electron Configuration (10)
    • 4: Compound Formation and the Octet Rule (3)
    • 4: Atomic Size Revisited (2)
    • 4: The Quantum Mechanical Model of the Atom (1)

  • Chapter 5: Chemical Bonding and Nomenclature
    • 5: Molecules (1)
    • 5: The Covalent Bond (1)
    • 5: Molecules, DOT Structures, and the Octet Rule (4)
    • 5: Multiple Bonds (3)
    • 5: Ionic Bonding (3)
    • 5: Electronegativity and the Polar Covalent Bond (7)
    • 5: Nomenclature (4)

  • Chapter 6: The Shape of Molecules
    • 6: Shapes of Molecules and VSEPR Theory (5)
    • 6: Polarity of Molecules (9)

  • Chapter 7: Chemical Reactions
    • 7: Chemical Reactions (3)
    • 7: Balancing Chemical Equations (4)
    • 7: Types of Reactions
    • 7: Solubility and Precipitation Reactions
    • 7: Introduction to Acid-Base Reactions

  • Chapter 8: Stoichiometry and the Mole
    • 8: Stoichiometry-What is it? (6)
    • 8: Reaction Stoichiometry (10)
    • 8: Dealing with a Limiting Reactant
    • 8: Combustion Analysis (1)
    • 8: Going Back and Forth Between Formula and Percent Composition

  • Chapter 9: The Transfer of Electrons from One Atom to Another in a Chemical Reaction
    • 9: Electricity and Electron Bookkeeping (4)
    • 9: Recognizing Electron-Transfer Reactions (4)
    • 9: Electricity from Redox Reactions (2)
    • 9: Which Way Do Electrons Flow?-The EMF Series (4)
    • 9: The Corrosion of Metals (1)

  • Chapter 10: Intermolecular Forces and the Phases of Matter
    • 10: Why Does Matter Exist in Different Phases? (3)
    • 10: Intermolecular Forces and Hydrogen Bonding (5)
    • 10: Nonmolecular Substances (2)

  • Chapter 11: What if There Were No Intermolecular Forces? The Ideal Gas
    • 11: Describing the Gas Phase (5)
    • 11: Describing a Gas Mathematically-The Ideal Gas Law (4)
    • 11: Getting the Most From the Ideal Gas Law

  • Chapter 12: Solutions
    • 12: What is a Solution? (3)
    • 12: Energy and the Formation of Solutions (5)
    • 12: Entropy and the Formation of Solutions (3)
    • 12: Solubility, Temperature, and Pressure (3)
    • 12: Getting Unlike to Dissolve-Soaps and Detergents (1)
    • 12: Molarity (4)
    • 12: Percent Composition
    • 12: Reactions in Solution
    • 12: Colligative Properties of Solutions

  • Chapter 13: When Reactants Turn into Products
    • 13: Chemical Kinetics (2)
    • 13: Energy Changes and Chemical Reactions (2)
    • 13: Reaction Rates and Activation Energy (9)
    • 13: How Concentration Affects Reaction Rate (2)
    • 13: Reaction Order (1)
    • 13: Mechanisms (5)

  • Chapter 14: Chemical Equilibrium
    • 14: Dynamic Equilibrium (3)
    • 14: Why Do Chemical Reactions Reach Equilibrium? (3)
    • 14: The Position of Equilibrium-The Equilibrium Constant Keq (6)
    • 14: Disturbing a Reaction Already at Equilibrium-Le Chatelier's Principle (2)
    • 14: How Equilibrium Responds to Temperature Changes (2)
    • 14: Equilibria for Heterogeneous Reactions, Solubility, and Equilibrium Calculations

  • Chapter 15: Electrolytes, Acids and Bases
    • 15: Electrolytes and Nonelectrolytes (8)
    • 15: Electrolytes Weak and Strong (2)
    • 15: Acids Weak and Strong (4)
    • 15: Bases-The Opposite of Acids (4)
    • 15: Another Definition of Acid and Base (2)
    • 15: Weak Bases (2)
    • 15: Water, Autodissociation,and Kw (5)
    • 15: The pH Scale (4)
    • 15: Resisting pH Changes-Buffers

  • Chapter 16: Nuclear Chemistry
    • 16: Mass Defect and the Stability of the Nucleus (4)
    • 16: Half-Life and the Band of Stability (3)
    • 16: Spontaneous Nuclear Changes-Radioactivity (9)
    • 16: Using Radioactive Isotopes to Date Objects (1)
    • 16: Nuclear Energy-Fission and Fusion (3)

  • Chapter 17: The Chemistry of Carbon
    • 17: Carbon-A Unique Element (9)
    • 17: Naming Hydrocarbons (9)
    • 17: Properties of Hydrocarbons (4)

  • Chapter 18: Synthetic and Biological Polymers
    • 18: Building Polymers (2)
    • 18: Nylon-A Polymer You Can Wear (2)
    • 18: Polysaccharides and Carbohydrates (3)
    • 18: Proteins (3)
    • 18: DNA-The Master Polymer

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Chapter 1: What is Chemistry?
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Chapter 2: The Numerical Side of Chemistry
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Chapter 3: The Evolution of Atomic Theory
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Chapter 4: The Modern Model of the Atom
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Chapter 5: Chemical Bonding and Nomenclature
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Chapter 6: The Shape of Molecules
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Chapter 7: Chemical Reactions
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Chapter 8: Stoichiometry and the Mole
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Chapter 9: The Transfer of Electrons from One Atom to Another in a Chemical Reaction
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Chapter 10: Intermolecular Forces and the Phases of Matter
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Chapter 11: What if There Were No Intermolecular Forces? The Ideal Gas
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Chapter 12: Solutions
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Chapter 13: When Reactants Turn into Products
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Chapter 14: Chemical Equilibrium
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Chapter 15: Electrolytes, Acids and Bases
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Chapter 16: Nuclear Chemistry
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Chapter 17: The Chemistry of Carbon
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Chapter 18: Synthetic and Biological Polymers
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