An accessible, student-friendly introduction to chemistry, the newest edition of this popular text helps students tackle the basics of chemistry. It has been revised to improve the logical and flexible flow of topics and to give more of an emphasis on chemical reactions. Extensive math reviews, unique to this text, include worked-out examples and exercises with answers provided to help students review necessary topics. Easy-to-follow examples help students develop the problem-solving skills necessary for chemistry. Frequent testing reinforces these concepts and study skills. The easy-to-read writing style and important pedagogical aids are continued in this edition to help instructors and students cover the basics.