General, Organic, and Biological ChemistryVersion 2.0
By David W. Ball, John W. Hill, and Rhonda J. Scott
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- Written for the two-term general, organic, and biological chemistry course.
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- Emphasizing units of quantities and how they work out in algebraic treatments.
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- “Learning Objectives” organized by section.
- “Skill-Building Exercises” follow each example problem to help students immediately practice the skill they have learned while it is still fresh in their memories.
- “Concept Review Exercises” focus on key ideas from the preceding section.
- “Key Takeaways” at the end of every section echo and reinforce the preceding section’s “Learning Objectives.”
- “Looking Closer” features expand on topics that are both relevant and appealing to learners.
- “To Your Health” features describe how key topics relate directly to health issues.
- “Career Focus” features present a healthcare occupation to provide students with exposure to various healthcare career paths.
- “Chapter Summaries” highlight key concepts covered in the preceding chapter.
- “Additional Exercises” at the end of every chapter provide multiple opportunities for additional practice and reinforcement of the chapter’s content.
- Fully updated periodic table accounts for newest elements.
- Refreshed illustration program enhances clarity and visual appeal. Chemical structures have been redrawn to conform with American Chemical Society style.
General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry is written for the two-term general, organic, and biological chemistry (GOB) course sequence with a condensed version of the same book available for one-term courses. It is a comprehensive introduction written by three specialists in each area that comprises the subject. This book’s focus on accessible writing, useful pedagogical features, and addressing math anxiety make it an ideal introduction to core chemistry concepts in health and the life sciences.
General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry is suitable for the introduction to GOB course, usually called General, Organic and Biological Chemistry; Chemistry for Allied Health; or Chemistry for Nurses. The GOB course generally enrolls nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and other allied health students. It can be offered in one or two terms at the undergraduate level at both two- and four-year colleges and universities.
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