Chemistry: Core Concepts continues the substantial commitment of Wiley to chemistry education in Australia and New Zealand. The text has been developed by a group of leading chemistry educators for students entering university with little or no background in chemistry. It presents the core concepts in chemistry at a level that will enable students to build confidence and achieve success in their university chemistry studies in discipline areas such as the applied sciences, health sciences and engineering. All the fundamentals are covered including the use of chemistry language, symbols and molecular structures and it also develops the requisite quantitative skills. Chemistry: Core Concepts has been adapted from Wiley s market leading Chemistry text by Blackman, Bottle, Schmid, Mocerino and Wille. Many of the strengths of this book have been retained, however the narrative has been abridged and simplified to make it more accessible for foundation students.