Higher Education

General Chemistry, Hybrid, 10th Edition

  • Darrell D. Ebbing Wayne State University
  • Steven D. Gammon
  • ISBN-10: 1285778235  |  ISBN-13: 9781285778235
  • 944 Pages
  • © 2013 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $159.25

About

Overview

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 learning system for chemistry. The result--a briefer printed text that engages students online! Help your students improve their grades and understanding of concepts with with this value-packed Hybrid Edition of Darrell Ebbing's GENERAL CHEMISTRY, 10th edition. An access code to OWLv2 with MindTap Reader is included with the text, providing students with powerful online resources that include tutorials, simulations, randomized homework questions, videos, a complete interactive electronic version of the textbook, and more! The 10th edition continues to offer the signature clear explanations, macro to micro orientation, and enhanced problem-solving strategies that have made the book a best-seller. Featuring a new design and a significantly enhanced art program that convey the excitement of chemistry, this Hybrid Edition provides students with even more learning support through a new "Gaining Mastery Toolbox" feature in all examples, more micro-macro presentations, new two-tier questions, and a new end-of-chapter "Checklist for Review."

Features and Benefits

  • A wide range of end-of-chapter problem types: Designed to strengthen students' conceptual understanding, end-of-chapter problem types include multiple-choice Self-Assessment and Review Questions, multi-step Concept Explorations, and rigorous Strategy Problems.
  • Provocative essay questions: General Problem essay questions based on the "A Chemist Looks At . . ." and "Instrumental Methods" boxed essays allow instructors to more easily integrate interesting real-life applications into their course and promote the development of scientific writing skills.
  • Chapter-opening learning aids: Chapter openers include Contents and Concepts outlines as well as a three-part collage combining a macroscale photo, a molecular Image, and an associated real-world application.
  • Contemporary "A Chemist Looks At . . .' essays: These popular essays include such contemporary topics as "Gecko Toes, Sticky but Not Tacky" and "Magic Numbers."
  • In-chapter examples that enhance student problem-solving skills: Consistent with the authors' three-part problem-solving approach (Problem Strategy, Solution, and Answer Check), the book's examples model how to solve a problem.
  • A wealth of end-of chapter support strengthens students' conceptual understanding: Chapters end with a Checklist for Review with Important Terms and Key Equations and a Summary of Facts and Concepts; Learning Objectives Outlines that optimize student review and instructor preparation, as well as multiple-choice Self-Assessment and Review Questions, multi-step Concept Explorations, and rigorous Strategy Problems.

Table of Contents

Part I: BASICS OF CHEMISTRY.
1. Chemistry and Measurement.
2. Atoms, Molecules, and Ions.
3. Calculations with Chemical Formulas and Equations.
4. Chemical Reactions.
5. The Gaseous State.
6. Thermochemistry.
Part II: ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR STRUCTURE.
7. Quantum Theory of the Atom.
8. Electron Configurations and Periodicity.
9. Ionic and Covalent Bonding.
10. Molecular Geometry and Chemical Bonding Theory.
Part III: STATES OF MATTER AND SOLUTIONS.
11. States of Matter; Liquids and Solids.
12. Solutions.
Part IV: CHEMICAL REACTIONS AND EQUILIBRIUM.
13. Rates of Reaction.
14. Chemical Equilibrium.
15. Acids and Bases.
16. Acid-Base Equilibria.
17. Solubility and Complex-Ion Equilibria.
18. Thermodynamics and Equilibrium.
19. Electrochemistry.
Part V: NUCLEAR CHEMISTRY AND CHEMISTRY OF THE ELEMENTS.
20. Nuclear Chemistry.
21. Chemistry of the Main-Group Elements.
22. The Transition Elements and Coordination Compounds.
23. Organic Chemistry.
24. Polymer Materials: Synthetic and Biological.

What's New

  • Exceptional Value: The access code to OWLv2 with MindTap Reader included with the text provides your students with an opportunity for unlimited problem-solving practice and powerful online resources such as tutorials, simulations, randomized homework questions, videos, an interactive electronic version of the textbook, and more.
  • A new user-friendly design: The book's beautiful new design conveys to students the sense of excitement surrounding chemistry.
  • An extensively revised and enhanced art and photography program: Highlighting the excitement of chemistry while explaining key concepts, the book's superior art program now includes more micro-macro presentations and new "talking labels" in art and photos that talk students through the figure and explain what they are seeing and what they need to know.
  • A new "Gaining Mastery Toolbox" feature in all examples: Every toolbox contains "Critical Concepts" (concepts from the relevant chapter that the student needs to know in order to work through the example) and "Solution Essentials" (a list of information needed to solve the problem presented, such as the periodic table, Avogadro's number, etc.).
  • New and revised end-of-chapter problems: Many of the 10th edition's end-of-chapter problems are new or revised, and questions now include a new type of strategy problem.
  • New two-tier questions: The first tier questions ask a student a question and then ask them to choose the answer. The second tier questions ask students why they chose that answer. Together, these questions ensure that students understand the concept demonstrated.
  • New end-of-chapter "Checklist for Review": Presented in an easy-to-follow tabular format that includes a summary of facts and concepts, learning objectives, important terms, and key equations, this innovative presentation is organized by section.
  • Up-to-date coverage: The latest changes in chemistry are woven into every chapter.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Study Guide  (ISBN-10: 1111989400 | ISBN-13: 9781111989408)

This useful resource reinforces skills with activities and practice problems for each chapter. After completing the end-of-chapter exercises, students will be able to check their answers for the odd-numbered questions.

List Price = $127.95  | CengageBrain Price = $127.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $96.00

Experiments in General Chemistry, Lab Manual  (ISBN-10: 1111989427 | ISBN-13: 9781111989422)

Each experiment in this manual was selected to match topics in the textbook and includes an introduction, a procedure, a page of pre-lab exercises about the concepts the lab illustrates, and a report form. Some have a scenario that places the experiment in a real-world context. In addition, each experiment has a link to a set of references and helpful online resources.

List Price = $203.95  | CengageBrain Price = $203.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $153.00

Student Solutions Manual  (ISBN-10: 1111989419 | ISBN-13: 9781111989415)

The Student Solutions Manual provides worked-out solutions to all in-chapter exercises, as well as detailed, step-by-step solutions to odd-numbered practice problems, general problems, and cumulative-skills problems, plus answers to all self-assessment and review questions. Because the Concept Explorations and Strategy Problems are intended to challenge students to think step by step and not rush for a numerical answer (or a matched pair to model an algorithmic answer on), the solutions for these are not provided in the text or Student Solutions Manual. The Student Solutions Manual has been thoroughly accuracy checked for the tenth edition.

List Price = $134.95  | CengageBrain Price = $134.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $101.25

Survival Guide for General Chemistry with Math Review  (ISBN-10: 0495387517 | ISBN-13: 9780495387510)

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.

List Price = $59.95  | CengageBrain Price = $59.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $45.00

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

Available for packaging with any CENGAGE textbook, 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. This book is also available for students to purchase separately at www.CENGAGEbrain.com.

List Price = $59.95  | CengageBrain Price = $59.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $45.00

OWLv2 24-Months LabSkills Prelabs for General Chemistry Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285431677 | ISBN-13: 9781285431673)

Are your students ready for Lab? Student can use this ISBN to purchase instant access at www.CENGAGEbrain.com to the new LabSkills course powered by OWLv2, the #1 online homework and tutorial system for chemistry. LabSkills prepares students for lab through automatically graded pre-lab assignments and makes it easy for you to assign the material for students to complete before lab. Launched in the UK, LabSkills is used by schools and universities in more than thirty countries worldwide. LabSkills includes step-by-step videos to introduce students to lab techniques, equipment and safety skills; interactive modules that allow students interact with lab equipment prior to lab; safety training and information to ensure that students are prepared to safely complete their labs; and quizzes to assess student understanding and retention of key concepts. To learn more or to see a demo, please contact your CENGAGE Learning representative or visit us at www.CENGAGE.com/owlv2.

List Price = $60.00  | CengageBrain Price = $60.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $60.00

OWLv2 6-Months LabSkills Prelabs for General Chemistry Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285431685 | ISBN-13: 9781285431680)

Are your students ready for Lab? Student can use this ISBN to purchase instant access at www.CENGAGEbrain.com to the new LabSkills course powered by OWLv2, the #1 online homework and tutorial system for chemistry. LabSkills prepares students for lab through automatically graded pre-lab assignments and makes it easy for you to assign the material for students to complete before lab. Launched in the UK, LabSkills is used by schools and universities in more than thirty countries worldwide. LabSkills includes step-by-step videos to introduce students to lab techniques, equipment and safety skills; interactive modules that allow students interact with lab equipment prior to lab; safety training and information to ensure that students are prepared to safely complete their labs; and quizzes to assess student understanding and retention of key concepts. To learn more or to see a demo, please contact your CENGAGE Learning representative or visit us at www.CENGAGE.com/owl.

List Price = $53.00  | CengageBrain Price = $53.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $53.00

Student Supplements

Study Guide  (ISBN-10: 1111989400 | ISBN-13: 9781111989408)

The perfect way to prepare for exams, build problem-solving skills, and get the grade you want! This useful resource reinforces skills with activities and practice problems for each chapter. After completing the end-of-chapter exercises, you can check your answers for the odd-numbered questions.

List Price = $127.95  | CengageBrain Price = $127.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $96.00

Experiments in General Chemistry, Lab Manual  (ISBN-10: 1111989427 | ISBN-13: 9781111989422)

Each experiment in this manual was selected to match topics in your textbook and includes an introduction, a procedure, a page of pre-lab exercises about the concepts the lab illustrates, and a report form. Some have a scenario that places the experiment in a real-world context. In addition, each experiment has a link to a set of references and helpful online resources.

List Price = $203.95  | CengageBrain Price = $203.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $153.00

Student Solutions Manual  (ISBN-10: 1111989419 | ISBN-13: 9781111989415)

The Student Solutions Manual provides worked-out solutions to all in-chapter exercises, as well as detailed, step-by-step solutions to odd-numbered practice problems, general problems, and cumulative-skills problems, plus answers to all self-assessment and review questions. Because the Concept Explorations and Strategy Problems are intended to challenge students to think step by step and not rush for a numerical answer (or a matched pair to model an algorithmic answer on), the solutions for these are not provided in the text or Student Solutions Manual. The Student Solutions Manual has been thoroughly accuracy checked for the tenth edition.

List Price = $134.95  | CengageBrain Price = $134.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $101.25

Survival Guide for General Chemistry with Math Review  (ISBN-10: 0495387517 | ISBN-13: 9780495387510)

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.

List Price = $59.95  | CengageBrain Price = $59.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $45.00

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.

List Price = $59.95  | CengageBrain Price = $59.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $45.00

OWLv2 24-Months LabSkills Prelabs for General Chemistry Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285431677 | ISBN-13: 9781285431673)

Are you ready for your Lab course? Get a better grade in your lab course by working pre-lab assignments in OWLv2, the #1 online homework and tutorial system for chemistry, available for purchase at www.CENGAGEbrain.com. LabSkills includes step-by-step videos to introduce you to lab techniques, equipment and safety skills needed to successfully complete labs; interactive modules to give you an opportunity to interact with lab equipment prior to lab, so you are familiar with equipment setup and ready to go when you get to lab; safety training and information to ensure that you are prepared to safely complete labs; and quizzes to assess your understanding and retention of key concepts, so you can see where they need further study. To learn more, visit www.CENGAGE.com/owlv2 or talk to your instructor.

List Price = $60.00  | CengageBrain Price = $60.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $60.00

OWLv2 6-Months LabSkills Prelabs for General Chemistry Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285431685 | ISBN-13: 9781285431680)

Are you ready for your Lab course? Get a better grade in your lab course by working pre-lab assignments in OWLv2, the #1 online homework and tutorial system for chemistry, available for purchase at www.CENGAGEbrain.com. LabSkills includes step-by-step videos to introduce you to lab techniques, equipment and safety skills needed to successfully complete labs; interactive modules to give you an opportunity to interact with lab equipment prior to lab, so you are familiar with equipment setup and ready to go when you get to lab; safety training and information to ensure that you are prepared to safely complete labs; and quizzes to assess your understanding and retention of key concepts, so you can see where they need further study. To learn more, visit www.CENGAGE.com/owlv2 or talk to your instructor.

List Price = $53.00  | CengageBrain Price = $53.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $53.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Darrell D. Ebbing

Darrell Ebbing has taught general chemistry for more than thirty years and is now retired from Wayne State University. He received his Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Indiana University.

Steven D. Gammon

Steven D. Gammon is a professor of chemistry at Western Washington University and a leader in the development of multimedia-based software for chemical education. He has contributed greatly to the increased emphasis on conceptual understanding in the text.