Complete Chemistry for Cambridge IGSCE

Paperback | January 23, 2011

byPaul Ingram, RoseMarie Gallagher

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This book meets the needs of all students following the Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) syllabus for IGCSE Chemistry. Updated for the most recent syllabus and the latest scientific developments, it covers all aspects of the syllabus content in an attractive and engaging format forboth native and non-native speakers of English. Each book is accompanied by a free CD which provides a wealth of support for students, such as practical investigations, practice exam-questions and revision tips. An accompanying Teacher's Guide and Revision Guide are also available. We are workingwith CIE to obtain full endorsement of this new edition.

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This book meets the needs of all students following the Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) syllabus for IGCSE Chemistry. Updated for the most recent syllabus and the latest scientific developments, it covers all aspects of the syllabus content in an attractive and engaging format forboth native and non-native speakers of Englis...

RoseMarie Gallagher is the well-known author of All about Biology.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 0.01 inPublished:January 23, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. States of matter1.1. Everything is made of particles1.2. Solids, liquids, and gases1.3. The particles in solids, liquids, and gases1.4. A closer look at gasesCheckup on Chapter 12. Separating substances2.1. Mixtures, solutions, and solvents2.2. Pure substances and impurities2.3. Separation methods (part I)2.4. Separation methods (part II)2.5. More about paper chromatography2.6. The chromatography detectivesCheckup on Chapter 23. Atoms and elements3.1. Atoms, elements, and the Periodic Table3.2. More about atoms3.3. Isotopes and radioactivity3.4. How electrons are arrangedHow our model of the atom developedThe atom: the inside story3.5. The metals and non-metalsCheckup on Chapter 34. Atoms combining4.1. Compounds, mixtures, and chemical change4.2. Why do atoms form bonds?4.3. The ionic bond4.4. More about ions4.5. The covalent bond4.6. Covalent compounds4.7. Comparing ionic and covalent compounds4.8. Giant covalent structures4.9. The bonding in metalsCheckup on Chapter 45. Reacting masses, and chemical equations5.1. The names and formuale of compounds5.2. Equations for chemical reactions5.3. The masses of atoms, molecules. and ions5.4. Some calculations about masses and %Checkup on Chapter 56. Using moles6.1. The mole6.2. Calculations from equations, using the mole6.3. Reactions involving gases6.4. The concentration of a solution6.5. Finding the empirical formula6.6. From empirical to final formula6.7. Finding % yield and % purityCheckup on Chapter 67. Redox reactions7.1. Oxidation and reduction7.2. Redox and electron transfer7.3. Redox and changes in oxidation state7.4. Oxidising and reducing agentsCheckup on Chapter 78. Electricity and chemical change8.1. Conductors and insulators8.2. The principles of electrolysis8.3. The reactions at the electrodes8.4. The electrolysis of brine8.5. Two more uses of electrolysisCheckup on Chapter 89. Energy changes, and reversible reactions9.1. Energy changes in reactions9.2. Explaining energy changes9.3. Energy from fuels9.4. Giving out energy as electricityThe batteries in your life9.5. Reversible reactions9.6. Shifting the equilibriumCheckup on Chapter 910. The speed of a reaction10.1. Rates of reaction10.2. Measuring the rate of a reaction10.3. Changing the rate of a reaction (part I)10.4. Changing the rate of a reaction (part II)10.5. Explaining rates10.6. CatalystsMore about enzymes10.7. Photochemical reactionsCheckup on Chapter 1011. Acids and bases11.1. Acids and alkalis11.2. A closer look at acids and alkalis11.3. The reactions of acids and bases11.4. A closer look at neutralisation11.5. Oxides11.6. Making salts11.7. Making insoluble salts by precipitation11.8. Finding concentrations by titrationCheckup on Chapter 1112. The Periodic Table12.1. An overview of the Periodic Table12.2. Group I: the alkali metals12.3. Group VII: the halogens12.4. Group 0: the noble gases12.5. The transition elements12.6. Across the Periodic TableHow the Periodic Table developedCheckup on Chapter 1213. The behaviour of metals13.1. Metals: a review13.2. Comparing metals for reactivity13.3. Metals in competition13.4. The reactivity series13.5. Making use of the reactivity seriesCheckup on Chapter 1314. Making use of metals14.1. Metals in the Earth's crust14.2. Extracting metals from their ores14.3. Extracting iron14.4. Extracting aluminium14.5. Making use of metals and their alloys14.6. Steels and steel-makingMetals, civilisation, and youCheckup on Chapter 1415. Air and water15.1. What is air?15.2. Making use of air15.3. Pollution alert!15.4. The rusting problem15.5. Water supplyLiving in spaceCheckup on Chapter 1516. Some non-metals and their compounds16.1. Hydrogen, nitrogen, and ammonia16.2. Making ammonia in industry16.3. Fertilisers16.4. Sulfur and sulfur dioxide16.5. Sulfuric acid16.6. Carbon and the carbon cycle16.7. Some carbon compounds16.8. Greenhouse gases, and climate change16.9. LimestoneCheckup on Chapter 1617. Organic chemistry17.1. Petroleum: a fossil fuel17.3. Separating petroleum into fractions17.3. Cracking hydrocarbons17.4. Families of organic compounds17.5. The alkanes17.6. The alkenes17.7. The alcohols17.8. The carboxylic acidsCheckup on Chapter 1718. Polymers18.1. Introducing polymers18.2. Addition polymerisation18.3. Condensation polymerisation18.4. Making use of synthetic polymers18.5. Plastics: here to stay?18.6. The macromolecules in food (part I)18.7. The macromolecules in food (part II)18.8. Breaking down the macromoleculesCheckup on Chapter 1819. In the lab19.1. Chemistry: a practical subject19.2. An example of an experiment19.3. Working with gases in the lab19.4. Testing for ions in the labCheckup on Chapter 19Answers to the numerical questions in this bookYour Cambridge IGCSE chemistry examAbout the Cambridge IGCSE chemistry examExam questions from Paper 2Exam questions from Paper 3Exam questions from Paper 6ReferenceReferenceGlossaryThe Periodic Table and atomic massesIndex