General Chemistry: Atoms First (2nd Edition)

ISBN-13: 9780321809261

ISBN-10: 0321809262

Author: John E. McMurry, Robert C. Fay

Edition: 2

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Hardcover 1104 pages
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Acknowledged author John E. McMurry wrote General Chemistry: Atoms First (2nd Edition) comprising 1104 pages back in 2013. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0321809262 and 9780321809261. Since then General Chemistry: Atoms First (2nd Edition) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $7.93 or rent at the marketplace.


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General Chemistry: Atoms First , Second Edition starts from the building blocks of chemistry, the atom, allowing the authors to tell a cohesive story that progresses logically through molecules and compounds to help students intuitively follow complex concepts more logically. This unified thread of ideas helps students build a better foundation and ultimately gain a deeper understanding of chemical concepts. Students can more easily understand the microscopic-to-macroscopic connections between unobservable atoms and the observable behavior of matter in daily life, and are brought immediately into real chemistry–instead of being forced to memorize facts.

Reflecting a true atoms first perspective, the Second Edition features experienced atoms-first authors, incorporates recommendations from a panel of atoms-first experts, and follows historical beliefs in teaching chemistry concepts based and real experimental data first. This approach distinguishes this text in the market based whereby other authors teach theory first, followed by experimental data.