Chemistry can be a daunting subject for the uninitiated, and all too often, introductory textbooks do little to make students feel at ease with the complex subject matter. Basic Chemistry Concepts and Exercises brings the wisdom of John Kenkel's more than 35 years of teaching experience to communicate the fundamentals of chemistry in a practical, d
Properties and Structure of Matter. Significant Figures, the Metric System, and Dimensional Analysis. Names and Formulas of Compounds. Atomic Structure. The Periodic Table. Molecular Structure. Atomic Weight, Formula Weight, and Moles. Chemical Equations and Stoichiometry. Gases and the Gas Laws. Solutions. Chemical Equilibrium. Acids, Bases, and pH. Oxidation-Reduction Reactions. Organic Chemicals. Appendix: Answers to Homework Exercises. Index.