Chemistry for Today: General, Organic, and Biochemistry, 9th Edition Front Cover

Chemistry for Today: General, Organic, and Biochemistry, 9th Edition

  • Length: 807 pages
  • Edition: 9
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2017-01-01
  • ISBN-10: 1305960068
  • ISBN-13: 9781305960060
  • Sales Rank: #53867 (See Top 100 Books)

Distinguished by its superior allied health focus and integration of technology, the Ninth Edition of Seager, Slabaugh and Hansen’s CHEMISTRY FOR TODAY: GENERAL, ORGANIC, and BIOCHEMISTRY meets the needs of today’s diverse students with varied applications, examples, boxed features, interactive technology tools, and real-life case studies. CHEMISTRY FOR TODAY dispels students’ inherent fear of chemistry and instills an appreciation for the role that chemistry plays in students’ daily lives through a rich pedagogical structure and an accessible writing style with lucid explanations. The book also provides greater support in both problem-solving and critical-thinking skills — two key skills necessary for student success. By demonstrating the importance of chemistry concepts to their future careers, the authors not only help students set goals, but also help them focus on achieving them. Available with OWLv2, the most trusted online learning solution for chemistry.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Matter, Measurements, and Calculations
Chapter 2: Atoms and Molecules
Chapter 3: Electronic Structure and the Periodic Law
Chapter 4: Forces between particles
Chapter 5: Chemical Reactions
Chapter 6: The States of Matter
Chapter 7: Solutions and Colloids
Chapter 8: Reaction Rates and Equilibrium
Chapter 9: Acids, Bases, and Salts
Chapter 10: Radioactivity and Nuclear Processes
Chapter 11: Organic Compounds: Alkanes
Chapter 12: Unsaturated Hydrocarbons
Chapter 13: Alcohols, Phenols, and Ethers
Chapter 14: Aldehydes and Ketones
Chapter 15: Carboxylic Acids and Esters
Chapter 16: Amines and Amides
Chapter 17: Carbohydrates
Chapter 18: Lipids
Chapter 19: Proteins
Chapter 20: Enzymes
Chapter 21: Nucleic Acids and Protein Synthesis
Chapter 22: Nutrition and Energy for Life
Chapter 23: Carbohydrate Metabolism
Chapter 24: Lipid and Amino Acid Metabolism
Chapter 25: Body Fluids
Appendix A: The International System of Measurements
Appendix B: Answers to Even-Numbered End-of-Chapter Exercises
Appendix C: Solutions to Learning Checks

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