By Kerry K. Karukstis
Written in a query and solution layout, this publication explains the chemical rules in the back of 103 traditional occasions and items, akin to why ice cubes are cloudy within the heart and the way gentle bulbs are frosted. common, available causes are observed by way of technical causes utilizing chemical rules, so the allure is large and the ebook can be utilized as a stimulus for common chemistry scholars, either majors and non-majors. the second one variation provides questions concerning natural chemistry.
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Chemistry Connections, Second Edition: The Chemical Basis of Everyday Phenomena by Kerry K. Karukstis