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By Donald A. McQuarrie, Peter A Rock, Ethan B Gallogly

This new fourth version of basic Chemistry takes an atoms-first procedure from starting to finish. within the culture of McQuarrie's many past works, it provides to be one other ground-breaking textual content. This wonderful new textbook combines the transparent writing and beautiful difficulties that experience made McQuarrie well-known between chemistry professors and scholars around the world. provided in a chic layout with all-new illustrations, it truly is to be had in a soft-cover variation to supply professors a clean selection at a very good value.

Student vitamins contain an internet sequence of descriptive chemistry Interchapters, a scholars recommendations guide, and an not obligatory cutting-edge on-line Homework program. For adopting professors, an Instructor's guide and a CD of the paintings also are available.


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The volume of a cube is given by V = l 3, where l is the length of an edge of the cube. 0 pm. State your answer in units of m3. 1-15. 50 cm3. Compute the density of the substance in g·cm–3. 1-16. 3 g·cm–3. 1 grams (1 troy ounce) of gold. 55 × 1015 expressed to the power of 1-17. 22 K. Determine this temperature in degrees Celsius and Fahrenheit. 1-8. 560 × 105 expressed to the power of 103 ? 1-18. The title of a classic Ray Bradbury novel is Fahrenheit 451. What would the title of this novel be in degrees Celsius?

Zeros used solely to position the decimal point are not significant figures. 000 206 L has three significant figures (underlined). The zeros to the left of the 2 are not significant figures. 3. If a numerical result ends in one or more zeros to the right of the decimal point, then those zeros are significant figures. 200 grams has four significant figures. 4. If a numerical result ends in zeros that are not to the right of a decimal point, then those zeros may or may not be significant figures.

3 g·cm–3 at 20°C. 5 milliliters. Is the substance likely to be pure gold? 1-74. A simple laboratory gas burner (Bunsen burner) has a flame temperature of about 1200°C. Calculate the corresponding Fahrenheit and Kelvin temperatures. 1-75. 37 + t (in °F) 9 What is the Fahrenheit temperature that corresponds to absolute zero on the Kelvin temperature scale? 1-76. A container that can hold 6780 grams of mercury can hold only 797 grams of carbon tetrachloride. 6 g·mL –1, calculate the density of carbon tetrachloride.

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