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Ch 34: Chemicals in Everyday Life

About This Chapter

This chapter offers a fun look at many ways chemicals are used in our everyday lives. Gain personal knowledge or prepare for an upcoming exam that covers this subject with help from short lessons, self-assessment quizzes and a practice exam.

Chemicals in Everyday Life - Chapter Summary

Learn about or refresh your knowledge of the medications, cleaning products and other chemicals found in our everyday lives with help from expert instructors. Review fun lessons whenever your schedule permits to gain greater insight into antiseptics, antioxidants, antibiotics, disinfectants and much more. Once you've completed this chapter, you will be able to do the following:

  • Differentiate between antiseptics, disinfectants and sterilization
  • Explain the selective toxicity of antibiotics and antimicrobial drugs
  • Define antioxidants, identify related foods, and discuss their benefits
  • List and describe common chemicals found in household products

Use the resources in this chapter in the manner that helps you best understand chemicals in your everyday life. Review the lessons anytime and in any sequence, and assess your comprehension of their topics with short multiple-choice quizzes. The Ask Our Experts feature in the Dashboard can help you get answers to any lesson topic questions. When ready to test your knowledge of this entire chapter, take the comprehensive practice exam.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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