Basic Chemistry, Books a la Carte Plus MasteringChemistry with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (5th Edition)
- Binding: Loose Leaf
- Author: Karen C. Timberlake
- Publish Date: 2016-01-20
NOTE: This edition features the same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great valueâthis format costs significantly less than a new textbook. Before purchasing, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products.
For courses in introductory, preparatory, and basic chemistry.
This package includes MasteringChemistryâ¢
Engages First Time Chemistry Readers
Chemistry for Beginners: Getting Acquainted with the Fundamentals
Basic Chemistry introduces readers to the essential scientific and mathematical concepts of general chemistry. With accessible language and a moderate pace, the text is easy-to-follow for first-time chemistry learners, as well as those hoping to renew their studies of the subject.
In the Fifth Edition, Bill and Karen Timberlake carefully develop core ideas while relating them to the possibility of future careers. The book guides readers through basic chemistry problem solving with engaging visuals and a focus on developing math skills necessary to be successful in the course. End of chapter questions strategically promote reader integration of cumulative ideas, allowing them to develop a strong foundation for learning chemistry and encouraging them to continue their studies in the field. The main objective in writing this text is to make the study of chemistry an engaging and a positive experience for readers by relating the structure and behavior of matter to real life. This new edition introduces more problem-solving strategies more problem-solving guides, new Analyze the Problem with Connect features, new Try It First and Engage features, conceptual and challenge problems, and new sets of combined problems.
Personalize learning with MasteringChemistry
MasteringChemistry from Pearson is the leading online homework, tutorial, and assessment system, designed to improve results by engaging readers before, during, and after class with powerful content. Instructors ensure readers arrive ready to learn by assigning educationally effective content before class, and encourage critical thinking and retention with in-class resources such as Learning Catalyticsâ¢. Learning Catalytics Readers can further master concepts after class through traditional and adaptive homework assignments that provide hints and answer-specific feedback. The Mastering gradebook records scores for all automatically graded assignments in one place, while diagnostic tools give instructors access to rich data to assess reader understanding and misconceptions.
Mastering brings learning full circle by continuously adapting to each student and making learning more personal than everâbefore, during, and after class.