Out now! Updated edition to match the new A level specs taught from September 2015. Written by a very experienced author, examiner and tutor this updated course companion will help your students develop a thorough understanding of the essential mathematical skills required in A Level Chemistry.

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- Supports the core mathematical skills that have an increased relevance and importance in the new A Level Chemistry specifications

- Includes new content on the Arrhenius equations, electric charge, Faraday constant and the relationship between energy and frequency

- Helps students use the right maths at the right time as an aid to fully understand their A Level Chemistry course

- A two-part approach to the book provides a thorough grounding in the maths techniques in part one, with detailed chemical calculations using appropriate maths in part two

- Gives practical advice on how to avoid common misunderstandings when using maths in making chemical calculations.

- Designed to encourage students to engage confidently with maths in their Chemistry course

- Students are helped throughout the book with Pointers, Maths Tips, Test Yourself and advice to improve grades across all Chemistry topics that require maths skills.

- The answers at the back of the book help students check their progress. - The material has been mapped against the mathematical
requirements criteria for the new A Level Chemistry courses from AQA,
Pearson, OCR, WJEC, CCEA, the International Baccalaureate and the
Cambridge Pre-U

Contents:

Introduction How to use this book

Mathematics

1 Arithmetic and numerical computation 2 Handling data 3 Algebra 4 Graphs 5 Geometry

Chemistry 6 The amount of a substance 7 Balancing and using chemical equations to predict masses 8 Radioactive decay and half-life 9 Percentage yield and atom economy 10 Determining relative atomic mass from relative or percentage abundance 11 Concentrations 12 The ideal gas equation 13 Acid-base titrations 14 Determining empirical and molecular formulae 15 Calculating the formula of a hydrated salt 16 Enthalpy changes and calorimetry 17 Bond enthalpies 18 Rates of reaction 19 The shapes of simple molecules 20 The solubility of compounds in water 21 Oxidation states (or numbers) 22 Redox reactions 23 Electrochemical cells 24 Entropy and free energy change 25 Equilibria 26 Calculations involving pH 27 Analytical techniques

Test yourself answers Specification map Index

About the Author:

Stephen Doyle is an experienced Chemistry and Mathematics teacher, examiner and bestselling author with over 30 years experience. He has taught in both secondary schools and FE colleges and has written and contributed to numerous books and other learning resources.