This fully updated Eighth Edition of CHEMICAL PRINCIPLES provides a unique organization and a rigorous but understandable introduction to chemistry that emphasizes conceptual understanding and the importance of models. Known for helping students develop a qualitative, conceptual foundation that gets them thinking like chemists, this market-leading text is designed for students with solid mathematical preparation. The Eighth Edition features a new section on Solving a Complex Problem that discusses and illustrates how to solve problems in a flexible, creative way based on understanding the fundamental ideas of chemistry and asking and answering key questions. The book is also enhanced by an increase of problem solving techniques in the solutions to the Examples, new student learning aids, new “Chemical Insights” and “Chemistry Explorers” boxes, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.