This fully updated Ninth Edition of Steven and Susan Zumdahl's CHEMISTRY brings together the solid pedagogy, easy-to-use media, and interactive exercises that today's instructors need for their general chemistry course. Rather than focusing on rote memorization, CHEMISTRY uses a thoughtful approach ... more
PROBLEM-SOLVING STRATEGY BOXES focus the student's attention on the very important process of problem solving, helping them learn to think like chemists.
A SECTION TITLED "LEARNING TO SOLVE PROBLEMS" in Chapter 3 enables students to understand that thinking their way through a problem produces long... more
A NEW EMPHASIS ON SYSTEMATIC PROBLEM SOLVING now appears in the applications of dimensional analysis.
NEW CRITICAL THINKING QUESTIONS have been added throughout the text to emphasize the importance of conceptual learning.
NEW COMPUTER-BASED INTERACTIVE EXAMPLES force students to think through the ... more