Skills necessary for success in the 21st century such as problem solving and critical thinking are developed.
Introductory Chemistry, which is currently in its sixth edition and has been a best-seller since its first publication, continues to pique students’ interests by demonstrating the relevance of chemistry to their day-to-day lives. Nivaldo Tro, the author of the book, is an award-winning educator who draws on his classroom expertise to bring chemistry out of the laboratory and into the student’s environment. He does this by captivating the student’s attention with relevant applications and an engaging writing style. The text offers an exceptional teaching and learning experience, making it possible for students to obtain a profound grasp of the concepts being taught, stimulating the development of abilities in problem-solving, and encouraging interest in chemistry through the use of concrete examples. The work demonstrates that chemistry can be mastered by anyone by bringing it out of the laboratory and into the student’s everyday life.
Refined to meet its purpose of teaching relevant skills, the 6th Edition includes new questions, data, and sections to assist students in developing the skills necessary to succeed in introductory chemistry and beyond. This purpose was refined to meet the original intent of the book, which was to teach students relevant skills. Already a visual text, the art in this edition has been further developed and improved, making the visual effect crisper and more suited to student learning. This edition also features some new illustrations. The new edition also includes new Conceptual Checkpoints, a feature that is widely embraced because it emphasizes understanding rather than calculation, as well as a new category of end-of-chapter questions called Data Interpretation and Analysis, which present real data in real life situations and ask students to analyze and interpret that data. In addition, the new edition includes a new Conceptual Checkpoints, a feature that emphasizes understanding rather than calculation.