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Chemistry: Concepts and Problems: A Self-Teaching Guide, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-471-12120-6
320 pages
March 1996
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The fast, easy way to master the fundamentals of chemistry

Have you ever wondered about the differences between liquids, gases, and solids? Or what actually happens when something burns? What exactly is a solution? An acid? A base? This is chemistry--the composition and structure of substances composing all matter, and how they can be transformed. Whether you are studying chemistry for the first time on your own, want to refresh your memory for a test, or need a little help for a course, this concise, interactive guide gives you a fresh approach to this fascinating subject. This fully up-to-date edition of Chemistry: Concepts and Problems:
* Has been tested, rewritten, and retested to ensure that you can teach yourself all about chemistry
* Requires no prerequisites
* Lets you work at your own pace with a helpful question-and-answer format
* Lists objectives for each chapter--you can skip ahead or find extra help if you need it
* Reinforces what you learn with chapter self-tests
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Table of Contents

Atomic Structure, Periodic Table, Electronic Structure.

Atomic Weights.

Periodic Properties and Chemical Bonding.

Molecular and Formula Weights.


Chemical Equations.

Mole Concept.



The Liquid State.

Solutions and Their Properties.

Chemical Equilibrium.

Acids and Bases.


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Author Information

CLIFFORD C. HOUK holds a Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry and is Professor of Health Science at Ohio University.

RICHARD POST is Assistant Dean and Director of Instructional Media and Technology Services at Ohio University.

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