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physics and chemistry chapters include problems that range from quite easy to moderately challenging. The ability to work out such problems sig- nifies a real understanding of these subjects. Outline solutions (not just answers) for the odd-numbered problems are given at the back of the book.

“The multiple-choice exercises and the questions and problems are a very nice feature of this book and it is definitely above average. . . . There is a good balance between the conceptual versus computational questions.”

  • Omar Franco Guerrero, University of Delaware

McGraw-Hill ConnectPlus™ Physics

ConnectPlus offers an innovative and inexpensive electronic textbook inte- grated within the Connect online homework platform. ConnectPlus Physics provides students with online assignments and assessments and 24/7 online access to an eBook—an online edition of the The Physical Universe text.

With ConnectPlus Physics, instructors can deliver assignments, quizzes, and tests online.

  • All of the Exercises from The Physical Universe 14E text are presented in an auto-gradable format and tied to the text’s learning objectives. Exer- cises are formatted in either multiple-choice or open-ended numeric entry, with a variety of static and randomized, algorithmic versions.

  • Questions and Interactive Problems from the Student Study Guide are also available in an auto-gradable format.

Instructors can edit existing questions or author entirely new problems. Track individual student performance—by question, assignment or in rela- tion to the class overall—with detailed grade reports. Integrate grade reports easily with Learning Management Systems (LMS) such as WebCT and Black- board. And much more.

By choosing ConnectPlus Physics, instructors are providing their students with a powerful tool for improving academic performance and truly master- ing course material. ConnectPlus Physics allows students to practice impor- tant skills at their own pace and on their own schedule. Importantly, students’ assessment results and instructors’ feedback are all saved online—so students can continually review their progress and plot their course to success.

As part of the ehomework process, instructors can assign chapter and section readings from the text. With ConnectPlus, links to relevant text topics are also provided where students need them most—accessed directly from the ehomework problem!

The ConnectPlus eBook:

  • Provides students with an online eBook, allowing for anytime, anywhere access to The Physical Universe textbook to aid them in successfully com- pleting their work, wherever and whenever they choose.

  • Includes Community Notes for student-to-student or instructor-to- student note sharing to greatly enhance the user learning experience.

  • Allows for insertion of lecture discussions or instructor-created addi- tional examples using Tegrity (see page xxi) to provide additional clarifi- cation or varied coverage on a topic.

  • Merges media and assessments with the text’s narrative to engage stu- dents and improve learning and retention. The eBook includes anima- tions and inline assessment questions.

  • Pinpoints and connects key physical science concepts in a snap using the powerful eBook search engine.

  • Manages notes, highlights, and bookmarks in one place for simple, com- prehensive review.


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