Written by Janice Gorzynski Smith and Erin Smith Berk, the Student Study Guide/Solutions Manual provides step-by-step solutions to all in-chapter and end-of-chapter problems. Each chapter begins with an overview of key concepts and includes a short-answer practice test on the fundamental principles and new reactions.
Following a brief review of structure and bonding, organic molecules and functional groups are presented as early as possible. The text is organized primarily by functional group, beginning with simple alkanes and moving toward more complex compounds. Emphasis is placed on the fundamental mechanistic similarities of organic reactions. McMurry's thorough revision continues to present the solid content necessary for this course without sacrifice of important subjects and pedagogical tools. Text and reaction summaries, full problem sets, and outstanding artwork are just some of the features in the Third Edition, usually found in a full-year book. McMurry's clear, well-written explanations remain a highlight of the book.
Revised with the assistance of new author Christopher Hadad, Ohio State University the Study Guide and Solutions Manual offers solutions to both in-text and end-of-chapter problems with an explanation of the answers. For each chapter, the guide provides a chapter summary, learning objectives, and a summary of synthetic methods and reaction mechanisms. Review problems on synthesis and 100 multiple-choice sample test questions offer students additional problem-solving practice.
Written by Janice Gorzynski Smith and Erin R. Smith, the Student Study Guide/Solutions Manual provides step-by-step solutions to all in-chapter and end-of-chapter problems. Each chapter begins with an overview of key concepts and includes key rules and summary tables.
John McMurry's best-selling text presents organic chemistry in a new edition that is up-to-date, beautifully written, visually striking, and pedagogically sound. Described by many of its users as ''an eminently teachable text'' McMurry sets the standard in the field. The writing style has received almost universal acclaim from its users. McMurry introduces new concepts only as needed and immediately illustrates them with concrete examples. And wherever possible, he ties material together with brief reviews, overviews, and reaction summaries. The result is a text that helps students mentally organize the material; a text that helps them understand concepts (not just memorize facts); and a text that helps them make sense of the voluminous amount of material they encounter in the study of organic chemistry.McMurry uses a simple but important polar reaction--the addition of HBr to an alkene--as the lead-off reaction to illustrate the general principles of organic reactions. Users of former editions found this an excellent choice because of its relative simplicity (no prior knowledge of chirality or kinetics is required), and its importance as a polar reaction on a common functional group that offers students the key to understanding hundreds of thousands of ionic reactions. By selecting this particular model, McMurry is able to offer an unusually early presentation of organic reactions.
This Study Guide and Solutions Manual contains complete and detailed explanations of the solutions to the problems in the text. In addition, you'll find a section on advanced acid/base chemistry with an additional set of problems, an 18-page tutorial on pushing electrons, exercises on building molecular models and calculating kinetic parameters, as well as 23 practice tests.
Provides answers and explanations to all in-text and end-of-chapter exercises. Also includes summaries of name reactions, functional-group synthesis and reactions, lists of reagents and abbreviations, and articles on topics ranging from infrared absorption frequencies to the Nobel Price winners in Chemistry. This edition now includes all new artwork, expanded in-text problems, summary quizzes approximately every three chapters, more detailed explanations in solutions, and chapter outlines.
Written by Organic Chemistry coauthor Neil Schore, this invaluable manual includes chapter introductions that highlight new materials, chapter outlines, detailed comments for each chapter section, a glossary, and solutions to the end-of-chapter problems, presented in a way that shows students how to reason their way to the answer.