Principles of Chemistry: A Molecular Approach presents core concepts without sacrificing rigor, enabling you to make connections between chemistry and your lives or future careers. Drawing upon his classroom experience as an award-winning educator, Professor Tro extends chemistry to the student’s world by capturing student attention with examples of everyday processes and a captivating writing style. Throughout this student-friendly text, chemistry is presented visually through multi-level images that help students see the connections between the world around them (macroscopic), the atoms and molecules that compose the world (molecular), and the formulas they write down on paper (symbolic).
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Table of contents
1. Matter, Measurement, and Problem Solving
2. Atoms and Elements
3. Molecules and Compounds
4. Chemical Reactions and Chemical Quantities
5. Introduction to Solutions and Aqueous Reactions
8. The Quantum-Mechanical Model of the Atom
9. Periodic Properties of the Elements
10. Chemical Bonding I: The Lewis Model
11. Chemical Bonding II: Molecular Shapes, Valence Bond Theory, and Molecular Orbital Theory
12. Liquids, Solids, and Intermolecular Forces
13. Solids and Modern Materials
15. Chemical Kinetics
16. Chemical Equilibrium
17. Acids and Bases
18. Aqueous Ionic Equilibrium
19. Free Energy and Thermodynamics
21. Radioactivity and Nuclear Chemistry
Appendix I Common Mathematical Operations in Chemistry Appendix II Useful Data
Appendix III Answers to Selected Exercises
Appendix IV Answers to In-Chapter Practice Problems
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