If you are looking for a quick nuts-and-bolts overview of beginning chemistry, it’s got to be Schaum's Easy Outline. This book is a pared-down, simplified, and tightly focused version of its Schaum’s Outline cousin, with an emphasis on clarity and conciseness.
Graphic elements such as sidebars, reader-alert icons, and boxed highlights stress selected points from the text, illuminate keys to learning, and give you quick pointers to the essentials.
- Perfect if you have missed class or need extra review
- Gives you expert help from teachers who are authorities in their fields
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Topics include: Basic Concepts, Atoms and Atomic Masses, Electronic Configuration of the Atom, Chemical Bonding, Inorganic Nomenclature, Formula Calculations, Chemical Equations, Stoichiometry, Gases, Oxidation and Reduction, Solutions, Rates and Equilibrium, Acid-Base Theory, Organic Chemistry, Periodic Table
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Basic Concepts 1
Chapter 2 Atoms and Atomic Masses 9
Chapter 3 Electronic Configuration of the Atom 17
Chapter 4 Chemical Bonding 29
Chapter 5 Inorganic Nomenclature 39
Chapter 6 Formula Calculations 47
Chapter 7 Chemical Equations 54
Chapter 8 Stoichiometry 66
Chapter 9 Gases 74
Chapter 10 Oxidation and Reduction 85
Chapter 11 Solutions 95
Chapter 12 Rates and Equilibrium 104
Chapter 13 Acid-Base Theory 112
Chapter 14 Organic Chemistry 119
Appendix: Periodic Table 132