Chemistry 51

SELECTING A TEXTBOOK

 

        Although I provide complete set of lecture notes for the course on my website, the textbook for this course provides many benefits and resources that could help you succeed in the course.

        In order to provide you with options for purchase and use of the textbook, several choices are available and discussed below.

        Please make informed decisions when purchasing your text and weigh the cost and benefits of each option before you make your decision.

        Please note that this semester, I will not be using the online homework option.


OPTION

TEXT IMAGE

TEXT

Reasons for this Option

Reasons against this Option

A

General, Organic and Biological Chemistry, Timberlake, 1st Ed.

(ISBN 9781269061001)

     Contains access to the online homework

     This text is custom published for LAMC and only includes chapters used in the course.

     Bundled with online homework access ($66.00 value)

     $148.38

B

General, Organic and Biological Chemistry, Timberlake, 1st Ed.

(ISBN 9781269061001)

     Available on reserve in the LAMC library

     This text is custom published for LAMC and only includes chapters used in the course.

     $0.00 for textbook

     $66.00 for online homework access

     Others may be using the book at the time you need it.

C

General, Organic and Biological Chemistry, Timberlake, 4th Ed.

(ISBN 9780321750129)

     This is the original textbook from which the custom text was prepared.

     It is available for purchase from online retailers.

     Rental from $20 - $100 for the semester

     Used from $?? - $125

     $66.00 for online homework access

     Shipping time

     New from $150 - $500

D

An Introduction to General, Organic,

and Biological Chemistry 12th Ed. Timberlake (ISBN 9780321908445)

     None

     Cost

     I found PowerPoint slides for the other editions. So this is not a good choice.