When you need just the essentials of college chemistry, this Easy Outlines book is there to help. If you are looking for a quick nuts-and-bolts overview of college chemistry, it's got to be "Schaum's Easy Outline". This book is a pared-down, simplified, and tightly focused version of its "Schaum's Outline" cousin, with an emphasis on clarity and conciseness. Graphic elements such as sidebars, reader-alert icons, and boxed highlights stress selected points from the text, illuminate keys to learning, and give you quick pointers to the essentials. Perfect if you have missed class or need extra review, this title gives you expert help from teachers who are authorities in their fields. So small and light that it fits in your backpack! Topics covered include: Quantities and Units, Moles and Empirical Formula, Calculations based on Chemical Equations, Concentration and Solution Stoichiometry, The Ideal Gas Law and Kinetic Theory, Thermochemistry, Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Solids and Liquids, Oxidation-Reduction, Properties of Solutions, Thermodynamics and Chemical Equilibrium, Acids and Bases, Precipitates, Electrochemistry, and Rates of Reactions.