Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity – John C. Kotz – 8th Edition


Succeed in with the clear explanations, problem-solving strategies, and dynamic study tools of & , 8e. Combining thorough instruction with the powerful multimedia tools you need to develop a deeper understanding of concepts, the text emphasizes the visual nature of chemistry, illustrating the close interrelationship of the macroscopic, symbolic, and particulate levels of chemistry.

The art program illustrates each of these levels in engaging detail–and is fully integrated with key media components.

Table of Content

Part One: The Basic Tools of Chemistry

Basic Concepts of Chemistry
Atoms, Molecules, and Ions
Chemical Reactions
Stoichiometry: Quantitative Information about Chemical Reactions
Principles of Chemical Reactivity: Energy and Chemical Reactions

Part Two: The Structure of Atoms and Molecules

The Structure of Atoms
The Structure of Atoms and Periodic Trends
Bonding and Molecular Structure
Bonding and Molecular Structure: Orbital Hybridization and Molecular Orbitals
Carbon: Not Just Another Element

Part Three: States of Matter

Gases and Their Properties
Intermolecular Forces and Liquids
The Chemistry of Solids
Solutions and Their Behavior

Part Four: The Control of Chemical Reactions

Chemical Kinetics: The Rates of Chemical Reactions
Principles of Chemical Reactivity: Equilibria
Principles of Chemical Reactivity: The Chemistry of Acids and Bases
Principles of Chemical Reactivity: Other Aspects of Aqueous Equilibria
Principles of Chemical Reactivity: Entropy and Free Energy
Principles of Chemical Reactivity: Electron Transfer Reactions

Part Five: The Chemistry of the Elements and Their Compounds

The Chemistry of the Main Group Elements
The Chemistry of the Transition Elements
Nuclear Chemistry

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