Trusted, innovative, and calibrated, Chemistry: The Central Science has been the leader in general chemistry for over a decade. The unrivaled problems, scientific accuracy, and clarity that keep Brown/LeMay/Bursten/Murphy/Woodward at the forefront of the discipline have been upheld and are woven seamlessly with each new feature in this edition.
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