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Chemistry, 10th Edition

  • Steven S. Zumdahl
  • Susan A. Zumdahl
  • Donald J. DeCoste
  • ISBN-10: 1305957407
  • ISBN-13: 9781305957404
  • 1200 Pages | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2010, 2009
  • COPYRIGHT: 2018 Published
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Overview

About the Product

The tenth edition of Steve and Susan Zumdahl’s widely regarded CHEMISTRY combines a robust conceptual framework, a readable and engaging writing style, and an unparalleled selection of problems and exercises that make it one of the most trusted chemistry textbooks available today. CHEMISTRY uses a thoughtful approach built on creative problem-solving techniques and critical thinking. An emphasis on modeling and interactive examples helps students learn how to approach and solve chemical problems -- to think like chemists -- so that they can apply the process of problem solving to all aspects of their lives. Zumdahl and Zumdahl -- and new coauthor Don DeCoste -- give students the tools they need to become critical thinkers: solve problems, apply chemical theories, and evaluate outcomes.

Features

  • CONCEPTUAL UNDERSTANDING: Conceptual learning and problem solving are fundamental to the approach of Chemistry. The text gives students the tools to become critical thinkers: to ask questions, to apply rules and models, and to evaluate the outcome.

  • PROBLEM-SOLVING: This text talks to the student about how to approach and solve chemical problems, since one of the main goals of general chemistry is to help students become creative problem solvers. The authors emphasize a thoughtful, logical approach rather than simply memorizing procedures.

  • DYNAMIC ART PROGRAM: Most of the glassware, orbitals, graphs, flowcharts, and molecules have been redrawn to better serve visual learners and enhance the textbook.

  • REAL-WORLD APPLICATIONS: Interesting applications of modern chemistry show students the relevance of chemistry to their world.

  • COMPREHENSIVE END-OF-CHAPTER PRACTICE AND REVIEW: This text offers end-of-chapter exercises for every type of student and for every kind of homework assignment, including an unparalleled variety of end-of-chapter content with problems that increase in rigor and integrate multiple concepts.

About the Author

Steven S. Zumdahl

Steve Zumdahl is the author of market-leading textbooks in introductory chemistry, general chemistry, honors-level chemistry, and high school chemistry. Recently retired from his long-time position as Director of Undergraduate Programs at the University of Illinois, he has received numerous awards for his contributions to chemical education. These include the National Catalyst Award in recognition of his contribution to chemical education, the University of Illinois Teaching Award, the UIUC Liberal Arts and Sciences Advising Award, and the School of Chemical Sciences Teaching Award (five times). He earned his B.S. in Chemistry from Wheaton College (IL), and his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois.

Susan A. Zumdahl

Susan A. Zumdahl earned a B.S. and M.A. in Chemistry at California State University--Fullerton. She has taught science and mathematics at all levels, including middle school, high school, community college, and university. She is past director of the Merit Program for Emerging Scholars in Chemistry at the University of Illinois. In addition, she spearheaded the development of a sophisticated web-based electronic homework system for chemistry and is co-author on several chemistry textbooks.

Donald J. DeCoste

Donald J. DeCoste is Associate Director of General Chemistry at the University of Illinois, Urbana–Champaign and has been teaching chemistry at the high school and college levels for 26 years. He earned his BS in Chemistry and PhD from the University of Illinois, Urbana–Champaign. At UIUC he has developed chemistry courses for nonscience majors, preservice secondary teachers, and preservice elementary teachers. He teaches courses in introductory chemistry and the teaching of chemistry and has received the School of Chemical Sciences Teaching Award four times. Don has led workshops for secondary teachers and graduate student teaching assistants, discussing the methods and benefits of getting students more actively involved in class. When not involved in teaching and advising, Don enjoys spending time with his wife and three children.

Table of Contents

1. Chemical Foundations.
2. Atoms, Molecules, and Ions.
3. Stoichiometry.
4. Types of Chemical Reactions and Solution Stoichiometry.
5. Gases.
6. Thermochemistry.
7. Atomic Structure and Periodicity.
8. Bonding: General Concepts.
9. Covalent Bonding: Orbitals.
10. Liquids and Solids.
11. Properties of Solutions.
12. Chemical Kinetics.
13. Chemical Equilibrium.
14. Acids and Bases.
15. Acid-Base Equilibria.
16. Solubility and Complex Ion Equilibria.
17. Spontaneity, Entropy, and Free Energy.
18. Electrochemistry.
19. The Nucleus: A Chemist's View.
20. The Representative Elements.
21. Transition Metals and Coordination Chemistry.
22. Organic and Biological Molecules.
Appendix 1. Mathematical Procedures.
A1.1 Exponential Notation.
A1.2 Logarithms.
A1.3 Graphing Functions.
A1.4 Solving Quadratic Equations.
A1.5 Uncertainties in Measurements.
Appendix 2. The Quantitative Kinetic Molecular Model.
Appendix 3. Spectral Analysis.
Appendix 4. Selected Thermodynamic Data.
Appendix 5. Equilibrium Constants and Reduction Potentials.
A5.1 Values of Ka for Some Common Monoprotic Acids.
A5.2 Stepwise Dissociation Constants for Several Common Polyprotic Acids.
A5.3 Values of Kb for Some Common Weak Bases.
A5.4 Ksp Values at 25_C for Common Ionic Solids.
A5.5 Standard Reduction Potentials at 25_C (298K) for Many Common Half-Reactions.
Appendix 6. SI Units and Conversion Factors.
Glossary.
Answers to Selected Exercises.

New to this edition

  • In order to provide the most up to date and relevant content, NEW material has been included throughout the book, including new sections or subsections on Simple Oxidation-Reduction Titrations (Chapter 4); The Process of Heat (Chapter 6); Forces Between Polar and Nonpolar Molecules, Distinguishing Between Chemical and Physical Changes at the Molecular Level, and The Difference Between Real and Ideal Gases (Chapter 10); Polyprotic Acid Titrations (Chapter 15); Entropy Changes in Aqueous Ionic Solutions and Non-Spontaneous Reactions (Chapter 17).
  • Constantly striving to make chemistry concepts as clear as possible for students some sections have been revised or reorganized.
  • NEW explanation of use of tabular method to determine limiting reactant in Chapter 3.
  • Reorganization of the material on Balancing Oxidation-Reduction Equations between Chapters 4 and 18.
  • Reorganization of Photoelectron Spectroscopy (PES) for Atoms between Chapters 7 and 9.
  • NEW discussion of LDFs for molecules with many electrons (Chapter 10).
  • NEW subsection Chromatography with new art on TLC (Chapter 11).
  • NEW END-OF–CHAPTER QUESTIONS AND PROBLEMS have been added throughout the text, ensuring the most up to date applications
  • THE REVISED AND UPDATED ART PROGRAM has been modified as needed for clarity, and new macro/micro illustrations have been added.
  • OWLv2 INTEGRATION: New pre-lecture activities in OWLv2 ensure students come prepared to class, and additional end-of-chapter questions offer a wider selection of content to assign for review and practice.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor’s Resource Manual for Lab Manual (on Instructor Resource Site)  (ISBN-10: 1305957431 | ISBN-13: 9781305957435)

Available on the instructor's companion site and on PowerLecture, this PDF manual contains tips on running experiments, approximate times for each experiment, and answers to all pre-lab and post-lab questions posed in the laboratory guide.

Lab Manual  (ISBN-10: 1305957458 | ISBN-13: 9781305957459)

This laboratory manual provides an extensive laboratory program compatible with the text. The 59 experiments, including many experiments that offer choices of procedures, help students build skill and confidence in the lab. Safety is strongly emphasized throughout the program.

Study Guide  (ISBN-10: 1305957474 | ISBN-13: 9781305957473)

The study guide includes key learning objectives for each chapter, outlines of key sections, self-test questions, and sets of problems similar to those in the text and the Test Bank.

Inquiry Based Learning Guide  (ISBN-10: 1305957490 | ISBN-13: 9781305957497)

This guide contains questions and activities that are designed to get students to consider the underlying concepts involved in understanding chemistry through inquiry learning.

Cengage Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305957830 | ISBN-13: 9781305957831)

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to import, edit, and manipulate content from the text’s test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.

Student Solutions Manual eBook, 4 terms (24 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305957601 | ISBN-13: 9781305957602)

Contains fully worked-out solutions to all of the odd-numbered exercises in the text, giving students a way to check their answers and ensure that they took the correct steps to arrive at an answer.

Student Solutions Manual  (ISBN-10: 1305957512 | ISBN-13: 9781305957510)

Contains fully worked-out solutions to all of the odd-numbered exercises in the text, giving students a way to check their answers and ensure that they took the correct steps to arrive at an answer.

OWLv2 with eBook, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 130595758X | ISBN-13: 9781305957589)

Developed by teaching chemists, OWLv2 is the most powerful learning system for Chemistry. It is the only online homework system that allows students to work on a problem until they master the concept, changing the values, chemicals and even the wording of the question with each attempt. With detailed feedback, interactive learning modules, and text-specific problems for review and practice, OWLv2 helps students move beyond memorization and stay motivated to learn.

OWLv2 with eBook, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1305957563 | ISBN-13: 9781305957565)

Developed by teaching chemists, OWLv2 is the most powerful learning system for Chemistry. It is the only online homework system that allows students to work on a problem until they master the concept, changing the values, chemicals and even the wording of the question with each attempt. With detailed feedback, interactive learning modules, and text-specific problems for review and practice, OWLv2 helps students move beyond memorization and stay motivated to learn.

OWLv2 with eBook, 4 terms (24 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305957571 | ISBN-13: 9781305957572)

Developed by teaching chemists, OWLv2 is the most powerful learning system for Chemistry. It is the only online homework system that allows students to work on a problem until they master the concept, changing the values, chemicals and even the wording of the question with each attempt. With detailed feedback, interactive learning modules, and text-specific problems for review and practice, OWLv2 helps students move beyond memorization and stay motivated to learn.

OWLv2 with eBook, 4 terms (24 months) Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1305957555 | ISBN-13: 9781305957558)

Developed by teaching chemists, OWLv2 is the most powerful learning system for Chemistry. It is the only online homework system that allows students to work on a problem until they master the concept, changing the values, chemicals and even the wording of the question with each attempt. With detailed feedback, interactive learning modules, and text-specific problems for review and practice, OWLv2 helps students move beyond memorization and stay motivated to learn.

OWLv2 with eBook + Student Solutions Manual eBook, 4 terms (24 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305957652 | ISBN-13: 9781305957657)

Developed by teaching chemists, OWLv2 is the most powerful learning system for Chemistry. It is the only online homework system that allows students to work on a problem until they master the concept, changing the values, chemicals and even the wording of the question with each attempt. With detailed feedback, interactive learning modules, and text-specific problems for review and practice, OWLv2 helps students move beyond memorization and stay motivated to learn.

OWLv2 with eBook + Student Solutions Manual eBook, 4 terms (24 months) Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1305957644 | ISBN-13: 9781305957640)

Developed by teaching chemists, OWLv2 is the most powerful learning system for Chemistry. It is the only online homework system that allows students to work on a problem until they master the concept, changing the values, chemicals and even the wording of the question with each attempt. With detailed feedback, interactive learning modules, and text-specific problems for review and practice, OWLv2 helps students move beyond memorization and stay motivated to learn.

Annotated Instructor's Edition  (ISBN-10: 1305957784 | ISBN-13: 9781305957787)

Instructor Sample/Review copy of Chemistry, 10th Edition.

Instructor’s Solutions Manual  (ISBN-10: 1305957504 | ISBN-13: 9781305957503)

This time-saving manual provides complete solutions to all the problems in the text.

Student Supplements

Lab Manual  (ISBN-10: 1305957458 | ISBN-13: 9781305957459)

Build skill and confidence in the lab with the 59 experiments included in this manual. Safety is strongly emphasized throughout the lab manual.

Study Guide  (ISBN-10: 1305957474 | ISBN-13: 9781305957473)

This guide includes a variety of study aids to help you master the course material, whatever your learning style. You'll find chapter outlines and summaries, learning objectives, definitions of major terms and figures, and self-tests -- featuring questions correlated to the learning objectives as well as answers so you can gauge your understanding.

Inquiry Based Learning Guide  (ISBN-10: 1305957490 | ISBN-13: 9781305957497)

This guide contains questions and activities to help you consider underlying concepts for understanding chemistry.

Student Solutions Manual eBook, 4 terms (24 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305957601 | ISBN-13: 9781305957602)

Contains fully worked-out solutions to all of the odd-numbered exercises in the text, giving you a way to check your answers.

Student Solutions Manual  (ISBN-10: 1305957512 | ISBN-13: 9781305957510)

Contains fully worked-out solutions to all of the odd-numbered exercises in the text, giving you a way to check your answers.

OWLv2 with eBook, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 130595758X | ISBN-13: 9781305957589)

OWLv2 is your ticket to better chemistry grades. With OWLv2 you can work on a problem until you get it right, and not worry about losing credit. Detailed, step-by-step explanations and multiple attempts help you master the concepts and skills you need to succeed on exams. Plus, you can access a wealth of interactive study tools, anytime, anywhere, from one convenient location. Learning chemistry takes a lot of practice, but mastering it takes OWLv2.

OWLv2 with eBook, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1305957563 | ISBN-13: 9781305957565)

OWLv2 is your ticket to better chemistry grades. With OWLv2 you can work on a problem until you get it right, and not worry about losing credit. Detailed, step-by-step explanations and multiple attempts help you master the concepts and skills you need to succeed on exams. Plus, you can access a wealth of interactive study tools, anytime, anywhere, from one convenient location. Learning chemistry takes a lot of practice, but mastering it takes OWLv2.

OWLv2 with eBook, 4 terms (24 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305957571 | ISBN-13: 9781305957572)

OWLv2 is your ticket to better chemistry grades. With OWLv2 you can work on a problem until you get it right, and not worry about losing credit. Detailed, step-by-step explanations and multiple attempts help you master the concepts and skills you need to succeed on exams. Plus, you can access a wealth of interactive study tools, anytime, anywhere, from one convenient location. Learning chemistry takes a lot of practice, but mastering it takes OWLv2.

OWLv2 with eBook, 4 terms (24 months) Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1305957555 | ISBN-13: 9781305957558)

OWLv2 is your ticket to better chemistry grades. With OWLv2 you can work on a problem until you get it right, and not worry about losing credit. Detailed, step-by-step explanations and multiple attempts help you master the concepts and skills you need to succeed on exams. Plus, you can access a wealth of interactive study tools, anytime, anywhere, from one convenient location. Learning chemistry takes a lot of practice, but mastering it takes OWLv2.

OWLv2 with eBook + Student Solutions Manual eBook, 4 terms (24 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305957652 | ISBN-13: 9781305957657)

OWLv2 is your ticket to better chemistry grades. With OWLv2 you can work on a problem until you get it right, and not worry about losing credit. Detailed, step-by-step explanations and multiple attempts help you master the concepts and skills you need to succeed on exams. Plus, you can access a wealth of interactive study tools, anytime, anywhere, from one convenient location. Learning chemistry takes a lot of practice, but mastering it takes OWLv2.

OWLv2 with eBook + Student Solutions Manual eBook, 4 terms (24 months) Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1305957644 | ISBN-13: 9781305957640)

OWLv2 is your ticket to better chemistry grades. With OWLv2 you can work on a problem until you get it right, and not worry about losing credit. Detailed, step-by-step explanations and multiple attempts help you master the concepts and skills you need to succeed on exams. Plus, you can access a wealth of interactive study tools, anytime, anywhere, from one convenient location. Learning chemistry takes a lot of practice, but mastering it takes OWLv2.

Survival Guide for General Chemistry with Math Review and Proficiency Questions: How to Get an A  (ISBN-10: 1305629566 | ISBN-13: 9781305629561)

This survival guide is designed to help you solve problems you are likely to encounter in your General Chemistry course. Understand the thought process needed to tackle some of these problems by dissecting them into manageable chunks. Build the confidence you need to master your course with three levels of proficiency questions: A, B, and minimal. Available for packaging with any CENGAGE textbook or available separately for a minimal cost at CENGAGEbrain.com.

WebAssign, Multi-Term Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1337939811 | ISBN-13: 9781337939812)

WebAssign for Chemistry helps you prepare for class with confidence. Its online learning platform for your math, statistics and science courses helps you practice and absorb what you learn. Videos and tutorials walk you through concepts when you're stuck, and instant feedback and grading let you know where you stand--so you can focus your study time and perform better on in-class assignments. Study smarter with WebAssign!