An Introduction to Physical Science
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Authors : James T. Shipman; Jerry D. Wilson; Charles A. Higgins, Jr.; Omar Torres

9781305079137

800 Pages  Hardcover 

14th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2013

©2016 , Published

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Consistent with previous editions of AN INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL SCIENCE, the goal of the new Fourteenth Edition is to stimulate students’ interest in and gain knowledge of the physical sciences. Presenting content in such a way that students develop the critical reasoning and problem-solving skills... more

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Did You Know – Each chapter begins with key questions and their accompanying sections to help quickly orient students and introduce them to the central ideas of the chapter.

Facts – Each chapter begins with a list of Facts--a brief description of pertinent, interesting, and user-friendly items rega... more

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Each chapter contains a new Did You Know? feature identifying especially interesting science facts to engage students' interest in the material they are preparing to read.

All Highlight boxes and Conceptual Question and Answer boxes are now numbered within each chapter and can be referenced in the ... more

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