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CLUE: Chemistry/ Life/ the Universe and Everything

Author: Melanie M. Cooper, Michael W. Klymkowsky
Subject: Chemistry
Source: Open Textbook Library
Publisher: Michael Klymkowsky/ Melanie Cooper
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This text is intended to provide an in-depth introduction to the key ideas in chemistry. We have designed the book to show how these ideas are developed from simple to complex systems and how they relate to each other. We consider three ideas central to an understanding of chemistry: the structure of matter/ the properties of matter/ and the energy changes involved in the reorganization of matter; all are connected by the interactions or forces that cause matter to interact. We aim to provide compelling reasons why you will find yourself wanting to learn chemistry and to illustrate what you will be able to do with this knowledge once you have learned it.

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