Chemistry from the Ground Up
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Ever wonder how water molecules know when to evaporate or when to condense? Or how salt ions know when there is no more “room” for them to dissolve? Chemistry from the Ground Up explains how fundamental local mechanisms, such as molecular motion and electrostatic attraction, lead to the macroscopic physical and chemical properties we observe in the real world.
Topics include: states of matter, characteristic properties of pure substances, valence electrons and chemical properties, chemical reactions,, factors affecting solubility, and dynamic systems and equilibrium.