Table of Contents

1.    Matter, Measurement, and Problem Solving

2.    Atoms and Elements

3.    Molecules and Compounds

4.    Chemical Reactions and Chemical Quantities

5.    Introduction to Solutions and Aqueous Reactions

6.    Gases

7.    Thermochemistry

8.    The Quantum-Mechanical Model of the Atom

9.    Periodic Properties of the Elements

10.  Chemical Bonding I: The Lewis Model

11.  Chemical Bonding II: Molecular Shapes, Valence Bond Theory, and 12.  Liquids, Solids, and Intermolecular Forces

13.  Solids and Modern Materials

14.  Solutions

15.  Chemical Kinetics

16.  Chemical Equilibrium

17.  Acids and Bases

18.  Aqueous Ionic Equilibrium

19.  Free Energy and Thermodynamics

20.  Electrochemistry

21.  Radioactivity and Nuclear Chemistry

22.  Organic Chemistry

23.  Biochemistry

24.  Chemistry of the Nonmetals

25.  Metals and Metallurgy

26. Transition Metals and Coordination Compounds

Appendix I Common Mathematical Operations in Chemistry

Appendix II Useful Data

Appendix III Answers to Selected Exercises

Appendix IV Answers to In-Chapter Practice Problems