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Organic Chemistry I for Dummies

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A plain-English guide to one of the toughest science courses around Organic chemistry is rated among the most difficult courses that students take and is frequently the cause of washout among pre-med, medical, and nursing students. This book is an easy-to-understand and fun reference to this challenging subject. It explains the principles of organic chemistry in simple ter ...more
Paperback, 388 pages
Published July 8th 2005 by For Dummies
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Ryan R
Jan 30, 2010 Ryan R rated it really liked it
This Book=Hard=Big Confusing Words=I like turtles. If anyone is reading this,i have a question. Is the (Something) 4 dummies books mostly for college students and High School Students or for all ages (kinda). I LIKE TURTLES.
Jul 18, 2009 Miles rated it it was ok
I'm a big fans of the For Dummies series. I can't say that I much like the titles themselves, since I think Organic Chemistry I Made Simple would appeal to me more. That said, generally the content is well designed to stand alone and give the reader a basic working knowledge of the material covered.

I'm afraid this particular book is an exception to that.

Organic Chem I emphasizes the need to work problems to truly understand the material. That's fine, but there are only two or three problems incl
Jul 23, 2015 Pustekuchenfee rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Gut strukturiertes Ergänzungswerk zu meiner OC-Vorlesung. Verständliche Erklärungen mit guten Bespielen.
Dec 10, 2013 -uht! marked it as to-read
The weakest part of my science knowledge is the marriage of chemistry to biology. I figured this would be an okay place to start, but I'd rather have a non-textbook... Anybody got any recommendations?
Kristina Wolfe
Aug 27, 2012 Kristina Wolfe rated it liked it
I made it half way before I stopped trying to understand it and just finished reading it. Looks like I'll be having to pay very close attention to my homework.
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I am reading this so I can understand my wine chemistry class. It's been years since I have tortured my brain with chemistry.

I'm a little ashamed.
Kate Wu
Aug 13, 2013 Kate Wu rated it liked it
I would give it a 3.5. It does help somewhat breakdown some complicated terms to the basics but does not go deep into the subject
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Nov 12, 2010 Chole Allyson rated it it was amazing
Very Helpful in learning the basics of Organic Chemistry. Recommended
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