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Basic Chemistry (Student) (Hardcover) (Karen Timberlake)
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For courses in introductory, preparatory, and basic chemistry.
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Engages First Time Chemistry Readers
Chemistry for Beginners: Getting Acquainted with the Fundamentals
Basic Chemistry introduces readers to the essential scientific and mathematical concepts of general chemistry. With accessible language and a moderate pace, the text is easy-to-follow for first-time chemistry learners, as well as those hoping to renew their studies of the subject.
In the Fifth Edition, Bill and Karen Timberlake carefully develop core ideas while relating them to the possibility of future careers. The book guides readers through basic chemistry problem solving with engaging visuals and a focus on developing math skills necessary to be successful in the course. End of chapter questions strategically promote reader integration of cumulative ideas, allowing them to develop a strong foundation for learning chemistry and encouraging them to continue their studies in the field. The main objective in writing this text is to make the study of chemistry an engaging and a positive experience for readers by relating the structure and behavior of matter to real life. This new edition introduces more problem-solving strategies more problem-solving guides, new Analyze the Problem with Connect features, new Try It First and Engage features, conceptual and challenge problems, and new sets of combined problems.
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MasteringChemistry from Pearson is the leading online homework, tutorial, and assessment system, designed to improve results by engaging readers before, during, and after class with powerful content. Instructors ensure readers arrive ready to learn by assigning educationally effective content before class, and encourage critica