Higher Education

Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity, 7th Edition

  • John C. Kotz State University of New York, Oneonta
  • Paul M. Treichel University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • John Townsend West Chester University of Pennsylvania
  • ISBN-10: 0495387037  |  ISBN-13: 9780495387039
  • 1312 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2006, 2006, 2003
  • © 2009 | Published
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Overview

Revised to enhance course management opportunities for instructors--and to help students obtain a higher level of understanding of general chemistry concepts--CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL REACTIVITY, 7e, provides the most robust homework/assessment tools ever offered in chemistry. The new edition combines the text's signature logical organization, macro to micro orientation, and superior art program with the most completely integrated technology package on the market. Every chapter has been scrutinized for clarity, level, and integration of media, which includes hundreds of guided simulations, animations, video clips, and a personal tutor. Online Web-based Learning, OWL, is a fully customizable Web-based homework system with an optional e-book that maximizes student study time--and your options for assignments. CengageNOW™ ™, a Web-based tutorial with e-book, generates a personalized learning plan to meet your students' specific needs. Offering engaging detail, the text's new art program is fully integrated with both online resources. Additional more challenging end-of-chapter Study Questions, which are fully assignable in OWL, give you more choices. And for the student on the go, the new Go Chemistry mini video lectures and flash cards provide the perfect quick review. Quality writing, seamless technology integration, and a rich ancillary package remain the hallmarks of CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL REACTIVITY, 7e.

Features and Benefits

  • ChemistryNOW™™: Integrated with the text, this online tool gives students the resources and responsibility to manage concept mastery in an efficient manner. ChemistryNOW™™ helps students assess their unique study needs by providing a personalized study plan. ChemistsryNOW™™ offers over 400 step-by-step tutorial modules tied to end-of-chapter Study Questions. Students can access material in numerous ways to suit their learning styles. It includes an e-book.
  • Interchapters: Addressing topics in a brief but visually exciting way, insightful interchapters on biochemistry, modern materials, environmental chemistry, and the chemistry of energy sources have been revised for the seventh edition to include current information. This format allows these topics to be easily integrated into the course or skipped without interrupting the narrative. A new interchapter on the historical development of chemistry quest authored by noted chemistry author John Emsley has been added to the new edition.
  • Beyond the Exam: The text correlates Chapter Goals with Study Questions to help students go beyond
  • Active Figures: Dozens of these animated versions of text art appear in CengageNOW™™ and OWL to help students visualize chemistry in action and master key chapter concepts. Perfect for classroom demonstrations, each figure is paired with a guided exploration and exercise to ensure that students understand the concept being illustrated.
  • Clear Examples: In-text worked examples follow a four-part structure: a "Problem" statement; a "Strategy" for approaching the problem; a fully worked "Solution"; and where appropriate, a "Comment" on the problem and solution. Students learn how to approach a problem rather than memorize problem types and solution approaches.

Table of Contents

Part 1: CONCEPTS OF CHEMISTRY.
1. BASIC CONCEPTS OF CHEMISTRY.
LET'S REVIEW: THE TOOLS OF QUANTITATIVE CHEMISTRY.
2. ATOMS, MOLECULES, AND IONS.
3. CHEMICAL REACTIONS.
4. STOICHIOMETRY: QUANTITATIVE INFORMATION ABOUT CHEMICAL REACTIONS.
5. PRINCIPLES OF CHEMICAL REACTIVITY: ENERGY AND CHEMICAL REACTIONS. INTERCHAPTER: THE CHEMISTRY OF FUELS AND ENERGY SOURCES.
Part 2: ATOMS AND MOLECULES.
6. THE STRUCTURE OF ATOMS.
7. THE STRUCTURE OF ATOMS AND PERIODIC TRENDS.
INTERCHAPTER: MILESTONES IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF CHEMISTRY AND THE MODERN VIEW OF ATOMS AND MOLECULES.
8. BONDING AND MOLECULAR STRUCTURE.
9. BONDING AND MOLECULAR STRUCTURE: ORBITAL HYBRIDIZATION AND MOLECULAR ORBITALS.
10. CARBON: MORE THAN JUST ANOTHER ELEMENT. INTERCHAPTER: THE CHEMISTRY OF LIFE: BIOCHEMISTRY. Part 3: STATES OF MATTER.
11. GASES AND THEIR PROPERTIES.
12. STATES OF MATTER: INTERMOLECULAR FORCES AND LIQUIDS.
13. THE CHEMISTRY OF SOLIDS.
14. SOLUTIONS AND THEIR BEHAVIOR.
INTERCHAPTER: THE CHEMISTRY OF MODERN MATERIALS. Part 4: THE CONTROL OF CHEMICAL REACTIONS.
15. CHEMICAL KINETICS: THE RATES OF CHEMICAL REACTIONS.
16. PRINCIPLES OF REACTIVITY: CHEMICAL EQUILIBRIUM.
17. THE CHEMISTRY OF ACIDS AND BASES.
18. PRINCIPLES OF REACTIVITY: OTHER ASPECTS OF AQUEOUS EQUILIBRIA.
19. PRINCIPLES OF REACTIVITY: ENTROPY AND FREE ENERGY.
20. PRINCIPLES OF REACTIVITY: ELECTRON TRANSFER REACTIONS. INTERCHAPTER: THE CHEMISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT.
Part 5: THE CHEMISTRY OF THE ELEMENTS.
21. THE CHEMISTRY OF THE MAIN GROUP ELEMENTS.
22. THE CHEMISTRY OF THE TRANSITION ELEMENTS.
23. NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY.
Appendix A: Using Logarithms and the Quadratic Equation.
Appendix B: Some Important Physical Concepts.
Appendix C: Abbreviations and Useful Conversion Factors.
Appendix D: Physical Constants.
Appendix E: Naming Organic Compounds.
Appendix F: Values for the Ionization Energies and Electron Affinities of the Elements.
Appendix G: Vapor Pressure of Water at Various Temperatures.
Appendix H: Ionization Constants for Weak Acids at 25ºC.
Appendix I: Ionization Constants for Weak Bases at 25ºC.
Appendix J: Solubility Product Constants for Some Inorganic Compounds.
Appendix K: Formation Constants for Some Complex Ions in Aqueous Solution.
Appendix L: Selected Thermodynamic Values.
Appendix M: Standard Reduction Potentials in Aqueous Solution at 25ºC.
Appendix N: Answers to Exercises.
Appendix O: Answers to Selected Study Questions.
Appendix P: Answers to Selected The Chemistry of… Study Questions.
Appendix Q: Answers to Chapter Opening and Case Study Questions.

What's New

  • Go Chemistry: Mini video lectures are ideal for helping on-the-go students review essential chemistry topics. Mini video lectures include animations and problems for a quick summary of key concepts. Flash card modules briefly introduce a key concept and then test students' understanding of the basics. Keyed to topics in the text, Go Chemistry plays on video iPods, MP3 players, and iTunes and is included in General ChemistryNOW™™ or can be purchased separately.
  • Online Web-based Learning (OWL): Class-proven by thousands of students, OWL is a fully customizable and flexible Web-based homework system and assessment tool. With both numerical and chemical parameterization--and built-in response-specific feedback--OWL produces over 100,000 general chemistry.
  • New Chapter Organization: In response to users, the first few chapters of the book have been slimmed down and reorganized into four rather than five chapters. In addition, the chapter on intermolecular forces, liquids, and solids in the sixth edition has been organized into two chapters, which allows incorporation of ionic bonding and some materials chemistry in the new chapter on the solid state.
  • Moles of Reaction: The concept of moles of reaction is now introduced in a box in the stoichiometry chapter for those instructors who want to use the approach in solving stoichiometry problems. It is also integrated in the thermodynamics chapters in the units on thermodynamic quantities.
  • Case Studies: At appropriate places in each chapter are new Case Study boxes. These cases describe where chemistry has been used to solve a problem or where chemistry is important in everyday matters. Examples include the use of isotopes to catch athletes who cheat using illegal drugs, a washing machine that injects silver into the wash, acryalmide in French fries, a comparison of ethanol and gasoline, and the amount of salt in seawater. Questions are posed in each Case Study and are answered in an appendix.
  • "In the Laboratory" Questions: A new section of end-of-chapter questions addressing techniques used and work performed in the general chemistry laboratory has been introduced as appropriate to make the connection between lecture topics and lab work. For example, Chapter 4 (on stoichiometry) contains a new section on using spectrophotometry.

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AP* Teacher's Guide  (ISBN-10: 0495557390 | ISBN-13: 9780495557395)

This comprehensive resource includes provides information and resources for instructors using Kotz for an AP High School Chemistry course.

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Available to download from the instructor's Website, this comprehensive resource includes worked-out solutions to all end-of-chapter Study Questions as well as tips and ideas to help instructors fully utilize resources and technology in their courses. It provides questions for electronic response systems, suggests classroom demonstrations, and emphasizes good and innovative teaching practices. It also is available in printed format and on the PowerLecture CD-ROM.

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A collection of 150 full-color transparencies of key images from the text was selected by the authors for instructor use. The PowerLecture Instructor CD-ROM also gives instructors access to all text art and many photos to help in preparing transparencies for material not present in this set.

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The comprehensive Test Bank offers more than 1,250 questions. Questions range in difficulty and variety and correlate directly to the chapter sections found in the main text. Numerical, open-ended, and conceptual problems are written in multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and short-answer formats. Both single- and multiple-step problems are presented for each chapter. Electronic files of the Test Bank are included on the PowerLecture Instructor's Resource CD-ROM.

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This dual-platform DVD is a digital library and presentation tool that includes PowerPoint® Lecture written specifically for Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity, 7e, which instructors can customize by importing their own lecture slides or other materials. The DVD also contains art, photos, and tables from the text in a variety of electronic formats; multimedia animations to supplement lectures; and the Instructor's Manual, the Test Bank, and ExamView® testing software. With ExamView's friendly interface, instructors can create, deliver, and customize tests based on questions authored specifically for this text. It includes JoinIn™ Student Response questions tailored to this text and access to Turning Point® software and "clicker" hardware.

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Available for packaging with any CENGAGE textbook, this survival guide focuses on helping students practice for exams by showing them how to solve difficult problems by dissecting them into manageable chunks. The guide includes three levels of proficiency questions – A, B, and minimal – to quickly build student confidence as they master the knowledge needed to succeed in the course. This book is also available for students to purchase separately at www.CENGAGEbrain.com.

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Go Chemistry is a set of 27 exceptional mini videos on essential general chemistry topics that students can download to their iPod, smart phone, or portable video player—ideal for the student on the go! Developed by chemistry textbook author John Kotz, these new electronic tools are designed to help students quickly review essential chemistry topics. Mini video lectures include animations and problems for a quick summary of key concepts. Selected Go Chemistry modules have flashcards to briefly introduce a key concept and then test student understanding of the basics with a series of questions. Go Chemistry also plays on iTunes, Windows Media Player, and QuickTime. You can view and download two complimentary videos at www.cengage.com/go/chemistry. To purchase Go Chemistry, search for one of the ISBNs above at cengagebrain.com.

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Go Chemistry® for General Chemistry  (ISBN-10: 0495382280 | ISBN-13: 9780495382287)

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Study Guide  (ISBN-10: 0495387088 | ISBN-13: 9780495387084)

With learning tools explicitly linked to the goals introduced in each chapter, this guide helps ensure that you are well prepared for class and exams. It includes chapter overviews, key terms with definitions, expanded commentary and study tips, worked-out examples, and direct references back to the text.

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Student Solutions Manual  (ISBN-10: 049538707X | ISBN-13: 9780495387077)

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Available for packaging with any CENGAGE textbook or available separately for a minimal cost at CENGAGEbrain.com, this survival guide focuses on helping you practice for exams by showing you how to solve difficult problems by dissecting them into manageable chunks. The guide includes three levels of proficiency questions – A, B, and minimal – to quickly build your confidence as you master the knowledge needed to succeed in the course.

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Essential Algebra for Chemistry Students  (ISBN-10: 0495013277 | ISBN-13: 9780495013273)

Available for packaging with any CENGAGE textbook or available separately for a minimal cost at CENGAGEbrain.com, this short book is intended for students who lack confidence and/or competency in the essential mathematics skills necessary to survive in general chemistry. Each chapter focuses on a specific type of skill and has worked-out examples to show how these skills translate to chemical problem solving.

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Go Chemistry Instant Access Code for General Chemistry, 27-Module Set  (ISBN-10: 1439047006 | ISBN-13: 9781439047002)

Go Chemistry is a set of 27 exceptional mini videos on essential general chemistry topics that you can download to your iPod, smart phone, or portable video player—ideal for the student on the go! Developed by chemistry textbook author John Kotz, these new electronic tools help you quickly review essential chemistry topics. Mini video lectures include animations and problems for a quick summary of key concepts. Selected Go Chemistry modules have flashcards to briefly introduce a key concept and then test your understanding of the basics with a series of questions. Go Chemistry also plays on iTunes, Windows Media Player, and QuickTime. You can view and download two complimentary videos at www.cengage.com/go/chemistry. To purchase Go Chemistry, search for the ISBNs above at cengagebrain.com.

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

John C. Kotz

John C. Kotz is an emeritus State University of New York Distinguished Teaching Professor at the College at Oneonta. Educated at Washington and Lee University, as well as Cornell University, he held National Institutes of Health postdoctoral appointments at the University of Manchester Institute for Science and Technology in England and at Indiana University. Professor Kotz has co-authored three textbooks in several editions - INORGANIC CHEMISTRY, CHEMISTRY & CHEMICAL REACTIVITY, and THE CHEMICAL WORLD - along with the INTERACTIVE GENERAL CHEMISTRY CD-ROM. He also has published research on inorganic chemistry and electrochemistry. He was a Fulbright Lecturer and Research Scholar in Portugal in 1979 and a visiting professor there in 1992, as well as a visiting professor at the Institute for Chemical Education (University of Wisconsin, 1991-1992) and at Auckland University in New Zealand (1999). He also was an invited speaker at a meeting of the South African Chemical Society and at the biennial conference for secondary school chemistry teachers in New Zealand. In addition, a recent tenure as a mentor of the U.S. Chemistry Olympiad Team, Professor Kotz has received numerous honors, including a State University of New York Chancellor's Award (1979), a National Catalyst Award for Excellence in Teaching (1992), the Estee Lectureship in Chemical Education at the University of South Dakota (1998), the Visiting Scientist Award from the Western Connecticut Section of the American Chemical Society (1999), and the first annual Distinguished Education Award from the Binghamton (New York) Section of the American Chemical Society (2001).

Paul M. Treichel

Paul M. Treichel, received his B.S. degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1958 and a Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1962. After a year of postdoctoral study in London, he assumed a faculty position at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. He served as department chair from 1986 through 1995 and was awarded a Helfaer Professorship in 1996. He has held visiting faculty positions in South Africa (1975) and in Japan (1995). Retiring after 44 years as a faculty member in 2007, he is currently Emeritus Professor of Chemistry. During his faculty career he taught courses in general chemistry, inorganic chemistry, organometallic chemistry, and scientific ethics. Professor Treichel's research in organometallic and metal cluster chemistry and in mass spectrometry, aided by 75 graduate and undergraduate students, has led to more than 170 papers in scientific journals. He may be contacted by email at treichelpaul@me.com.

John Townsend

John R. Townsend, Professor of Chemistry at West Chester University of Pennsylvania, completed his B.A. in Chemistry as well as the Approved Program for Teacher Certification in Chemistry at the University of Delaware. After a career teaching high school science and mathematics, he earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in biophysical chemistry at Cornell University, where he also received the DuPont Teaching Award for his work as a teaching assistant. After teaching at Bloomsburg University, he joined the faculty at West Chester University, where he coordinates the chemistry education program for prospective high school teachers and the general chemistry lecture program for science majors. He has been the university supervisor for more than 60 prospective high school chemistry teachers during their student teaching semester. His research interests are in the fields of chemical education and biochemistry. He may be contacted by email at jtownsend@wcupa.edu.