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Chemistry Essentials For Dummies : For Dummies - John Thomas Moore

Chemistry Essentials For Dummies

For Dummies


Published: 21st May 2010
For Ages: 14 - 18 years old
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Whether studying chemistry as part of a degree requirement or as part of a core curriculum, students will find Chemistry Essentials For Dummies to be an invaluable quick reference guide to the fundamentals of this often challenging course. Chemistry Essentials For Dummies contains content focused on key topics only, with discrete explanations of critical concepts taught in a typical two-semester high school chemistry class or a college level Chemistry I course, from bonds and reactions to acids, bases, and the mole. This guide is also a perfect reference for parents who need to review critical chemistry concepts as they help high school students with homework assignments, as well as for adult learners headed back into the classroom who just need to a refresher of the core concepts.

The Essentials For Dummies Series

Dummies is proud to present our new series, The Essentials For Dummies. Now students who are prepping for exams, preparing to study new material, or who just need a refresher can have a concise, easy-to-understand review guide that covers an entire course by concentrating solely on the most important concepts. From algebra and chemistry to grammar and Spanish, our expert authors focus on the skills students most need to succeed in a subject.

About The Author

John T. Moore, EdD, is Regents Professor of Chemistry at Stephen F. Austin State University. He is the author of Chemistry For Dummies and coauthor of Biochemistry For Dummies.



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    Introduction 1

    Chapter 1: Matter and Energy: Exploring the Stuff of Chemistry 5

    Chapter 2: What?s In an Atom? 17

    Chapter 3: The Periodic Table 35

    Chapter 4: Nuclear Chemistry 43

    Chapter 5: Ionic Bonding 55

    Chapter 6: Covalent Bonding 69

    Chapter 7: Chemical Reactions 87

    Chapter 8: Electrochemistry: Using Electrons 111

    Chapter 9: Measuring Substances with the Mole 125

    Chapter 10: A Salute to Solutions 135

    Chapter 11: Acids and Bases 145

    Chapter 12: Clearing the Air on Gases 159

    Chapter 13: Ten Serendipitous Discoveries in Chemistry 171

    Index 175

    ISBN: 9780470618363
    ISBN-10: 0470618361
    Series: For Dummies
    Audience: General
    For Ages: 14 - 18 years old
    For Grades: 10 - 12
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 192
    Published: 21st May 2010
    Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Country of Publication: GB
    Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.27
    Weight (kg): 0.2
    Edition Number: 1