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General Chemistry

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Cover Graphic: A three-dimensional representation of an atomic 4f orbital

A three-dimensional representation of an atomic 4f orbital.

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General Chemistry is an introduction to the basic concepts of chemistry, including atomic structure and bonding, chemical reactions, and solutions. Other topics covered include gases, thermodynamics, kinetics and equilibrium, redox, and chemistry of the elements.

It is assumed that the reader has basic scientific understanding. Otherwise, minimal knowledge of chemistry is needed prior to reading this book.

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