Basic Chemistry gives students the problem-solving tools and techniques they need to be successful in future chemistry courses. The book's unique Guide to Problem-Solving Strategy lays out a step-by-step plan that helps students understand how to solve a wide variety of chemical problems. Abundant sample problems and practice problems throughout the chapter allow students to practice and master quantitative skills. In addition to a strong emphasis on problem solving, Timbertake also has a clear, engaging writing style and the ability to relate chemistry to students' lives - qualities that have made her introductory allied health chemistry texts bestsellers for more than 20 years. Interviews with engineers, doctors, and other scientists at the start of each chapter show students why chemistry is important to their own future careers, and special ChemNote boxes throughout the text relate chemistry to important health and environmental topics, such as mercury poisoning, smog, and antacids. Basic Chemistry is supported by a comprehensive media package that offers powerful, easy-to-use presentation tools for instructors. quizzes help students develop a deeper understanding of the material and prepare for exams.The booka#39;s unique Guide to Problem-Solving Strategy lays out a step-by-step plan that helps students understand how to solve a wide variety of chemical problems.
|Publisher||:||Benjamin Cummings - 2005|