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Chemistry: Atoms First by Julia Burdge

By Julia Burdge

The atoms first strategy presents a constant and logical technique for educating common chemistry. This technique begins with the elemental construction block of subject, the atom, and makes use of it because the stepping stone to knowing extra complicated chemistry themes. as soon as mastery of the character of atoms and electrons is accomplished, the formation and homes of compounds are built. basically after the learn of topic and the atom will scholars have enough heritage to totally interact in subject matters akin to stoichiometry, kinetics, equilibrium, and thermodynamics. therefore, the Atoms First procedure empowers teachers to provide the main whole and compelling tale of normal chemistry. Julia Burdge is popular for atmosphere chemistry in fascinating, suitable context and for her enticing, conversational writing type - proposing chemistry in a manner scholars can delight in and comprehend whereas enjoyable teachers necessities for rigor, accuracy, and complete insurance. Jason Overby teaches common chemistry utilizing an atoms-first process, bringing a distinct point of view and years of expertise to the improvement of this new venture. faraway from an easy re-ordering of issues, it is a booklet that would really meet the wishes of the growing to be atoms-first industry. jointly, those authors have built a product with a similar allure, sleek and descriptive paintings, sound problem-solving strategy, and wide selection of end-of-chapter difficulties that consumers have come to count on from Burdge. This textbook will supply an analogous attractive writing kind, sleek and descriptive art, sound problem-solving method and wide selection of end-of-chapter difficulties that buyers are familiar with with the Burdge product. Jason Overbys involvement with this venture used to be the most important as he has been educating with this strategy for over 4 years which allowed Julia and Jason to create a product that matches the necessity for this transforming into industry.

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00 in to meters, for example, takes two steps: one to convert inches to centimeters, which we have already demonstrated; and one to convert centimeters to meters. The additional conversion factor required is derived from the equality 1 m = 100 cm and is expressed as either 100 cm 1m or 1m 100 cm Student Annotation: If we had accidentally used the reciprocal of the conversion from centimeters to meters, the result would have been 3048 cm2/m, which would make no sense—both because the units are nonsensical and because the numerical result is not reasonable.

5 g/cm3. What is its density in kg/m3? 6 g/cm3. What is its density in pounds per cubic foot (lb/ft3)? 1 cm3 to liters. 97 g/cm3? 3 The density of lithium metal is 535 kg/m3. What is this density in g/cm3? 4 How many cubic centimeters are there in a cubic meter? Learning Outcomes • Identify the key components of the scientific method. • Differentiate between states of matter. • Determine whether a mixture is heterogeneous or homogeneous. • Categorize properties of matter as being quantitative or qualitative; physical or chemical; extensive or intensive.

Each student weighs the aspirin tablet three times. The results (in grams) are tabulated here. 370 g. Student A’s results are more precise than those of student B, but neither set of results is very accurate. Student C’s results are both precise (very small deviation of individual masses from the average mass) and accurate (average value very close to the true value). 11 shows all three students’ results in relation to the true mass of the tablet. Highly accurate measurements are usually precise, as well, although highly precise measurements do not necessarily guarantee accurate results.

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