Introductory Chemistry: A Foundation (High School Edition)
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Authors : Steven S. Zumdahl; Donald J. DeCoste


784 Pages  Hardcover 

8th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2011

©2015 , Published


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Reflecting Cengage Learning's commitment to offering flexible teaching solutions and value for students and instructors, this new hybrid version features the instructional presentation found in the printed text while delivering all the end-of chapter exercises online in OWLv2, the leading online lea... more


The book's full color art program has been modified and updated as needed to better serve visual learners. In addition, the art has been reconfigured for better clarity, glassware illustrations have been updated, and the orbital art has been redesigned all according to a new art and style program. M... more

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In Chapter 9, the treatment of stoichiometry has been enhanced by the addition of a new section on limiting reactants, which emphasizes calculating the amounts of products that can be obtained from each reactant. Students are taught how to select a limiting reactant both by comparing the amounts of ... more