Introductory Chemistry Essentials, Third Edition is designed for a one-semester, introductory or preparatory chemistry course. Students taking this course need to develop problem-solving skills--but they also must see why these skills are important to them and to their world. "Introductory Chemistry "extends chemistry from the laboratory to the student's world. It motivates students to learn chemistry by demonstrating how it plays out in their daily lives. Introductory Chemistry Essentials, Third Edition is intended for all readers interested in preparatory chemistry.Tro, Nivaldo J. is the author of 'Introductory Chemistry Essentials', published 2008 under ISBN 9780136019916 and ISBN 0136019919.