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Title:
Contemporary physical science
Author:
Aluka, Innocent J.
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Publication Information:
New York : McGraw-Hill Companies, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
xvi, 707 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780072291094
Format :
Book

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This is an introductory physical science text designed and structured for beginning scientists, introductory science educators, and non-science majors enrolled in physical science to fullfill science requirements. It also is appropriate for use in community college courses.The text is designed with minimal mathematics. Most of the chapters cover practical,everyday occurrences. To further make the text easy to understand, a relevant math review section is provided for readers who have forgotten their basic mathematics. This review includes multiplication and division of exponents, addition and subtraction of exponents, significant figures, powers of ten, and methods of solving equations.