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Authors Steven and Susan Zumdahl offer all the elements instructors need for their general chemistry course. They bring a conceptual approach to chemistry and integrate problem-solving skills throughout, helping students transition from theory to practice. A strong emphasis on models, real-world applications, and visual learning prevails throughout the text. The Seventh Edition seamlessly integrates the strengths of the Zumdahl approach through a comprehensive and interwoven print and technology program. Enhanced Sample Exercises, online homework problems, and Classroom Response System content help instructors assess conceptual understanding and problem-solving skills, while new animations and images support visual learning. In addition, Houghton Mifflin offers implementation services through our TeamUP program to help instructors and students get the most out of the text and its supplements. New! Reality Checks at the end of selected Sample Exercises prompt students to ensure that their answers are reasonable. New! The expanded art program includes new electrostatic potential maps in Chapter 8, "Bonding" that illustrate bond and molecular polarity. New! The redesigned For Review section now includes bulleted key concepts for the chapter, as well as review questions of which approximately 50% are new. New! Integrative Problems in the end-of-chapter material assess students' cumulative understanding of multiple concepts and skills presented in previous chapters. End-of-chapter questions also include collaborative Active Learning Question (formerly In-Class Discussion Questions), Exercises organized by topic, Additional Exercises not keyed by topic, integrative Challenge Problems, and comprehensive Marathon Problems. New! Algorithmically-generated Test Questions as well as Conceptual Questions are available in HM Testing, all coded by level of difficulty to allow instructors to more easily choose appropriate test items. New! Animations with assignable exercises appear on the Online Study Center and Student CD. New! HM ClassPresent v.3 includes new animations and videos as well as enhanced search functionality. Eduspace Online Learning Tool features two kinds of problems: ChemWork interactive online homework and end-of-chapter algorithmic questions with links to corresponding textbook pages and media for student reference at point of learning.
The fifth edition of Chemistry presents the concepts of chemistry in a clear, interesting, and student-friendly manner. Since visual material is especially important for learning general chemistry, which typically presents a pictorial view of chemical concepts, the illustrations representing the microscopic world of chemistry have been redone in this edition to improve their clarity and appearance. Special illustrations and color photographs integrate descriptive chemistry with chemical principles, and many new Chemical Impact features emphasize practical applications of newly learned concepts.
Conceptual approach to problem-solving, high-quality end-of-chapter problems, student friendly writing style and a strong emphasis on models and real-world applications are the highlights of this Chemistry 6th Edition. The new Media Enhanced Edition provides students with easy access to the media resources that support the goals of the text.
Authors bring a conceptual approach to chemistry and integrate problem-solving skills throughout, helping students transition from theory to practice. A strong emphasis on models, real-world applications, and visual learning prevails throughout the text.
The Lab Manual for INTRODUCTORY CHEMISTRY: A FOUNDATION, 6th Edition, is a valuable tool designed to enhance your classroom experience. Lab activities, objectives, materials lists, step-by-step procedures, illustrations, review questions and more are all included.
A bestseller among introductory texts, Zumdahl's "Introductory Chemistry series is a complete teaching system that places a unique emphasis on developing problem-solving skills with a thoughtful step-by-step approach applicable to chemistry and other disciplines.
Chemical reactions are covered early, to capture student interest, leaving more abstract material for later chapters. The authors explain chemical concepts by starting with the basics, using symbols or diagrams, and concluding by encouraging students to test their own comprehension of the solution. This step-by-step approach helps students develop critical problem-solving skills. Also, the accessible explanations and visualizations throughout the text motivate students and engage them in the material by helping them to connect abstract chemical principles to real-life experiences. The pedagogy includes chapter-opening discussions that introduce students to relevant applications andChemistry in Focusboxes that describe everyday applications of chemistry such as artificial sweeteners, foaming chewing gum, and fake fats. Current applications appear throughout the text with easy-to-understand explanations and analogies. New! Co-author Donald DeCoste brings experience as an author and as an instructor at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign to this new edition. New! HM Assess within Eduspace, Houghton Mifflin's Online Learning Tool, provides a diagnostic assessment tool to test students' understanding of core concepts and track student progress. New! A Multimedia eBook within Eduspace offers a one-stop resource for students to link from textbook content to study resources, including video lessons from Thinkwell, tutorials, flashcards, and ACE quizzes. New!Chapter 10, Energy, combines all the content on energy from Chapter 3 in the Fifth Edition with material on enthalpy, Hess's Law, the difference between the quality and quantity of energy, energy resources in the world, and entropy. Exercises and models such as worked-out examples, self-check exercises, and skill development boxes support the step-by-step problem-solving method. End-of-chapter material covers key terms, a summary of important facts, questions and problems arranged in matched pairs and keyed to chapter sections, additional problems that incorporate material from multiple sections, in-class discussion questions, and "Cumulative Reviews" that tests concepts from preceding chapters. The text builds and refreshes fundamental math skills such as scientific notation, rounding, and rearranging equations. In addition, Math Tips indicated by icons throughout, help students as they perform calculations. Math Review Tutorials on the Online Study Center provide practice for critical math skills. Basic Chemistry,6/e, in paperback, includes chapters 1-16 and provides basic coverage of chemical concepts and applications through acids and bases Introductory Chemistry,6/e, available in hardcover or paperback, includes chapters 1-18 and expands coverage with the addition of equilibrium, oxidation-reduction reactions, electrochemistry, radioactivity, and nuclear energy.
Introductory Chemistry presents concepts clearly using language and analogies that students can relate to and in a way that supports active learning. The In-Class Discussion Questions provide excellent material for collaborative work. The book connects chemistry to real-life experience at every opportunity, from chapter opening discussions of chemical applications to "Chemistry in Focus" features throughout the book to foster enthusiasm and real understanding as the student uses this text.
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