It is now possible to enter a chemistry degree course at many UK universities without any formal maths training beyond age 16
Addressing this deficiency requires students to take additional mathematics training when entering university, yet the relevance of maths to chemistry is often poorly appreciated by chemistry students
Based on the successful at a Glance approach, with integrated double page presentations explaining the mathematics required by undergraduate students of chemistry, set in context by detailed chemical examples, this book will be indispensable to all students of chemistry
By bringing the material together in this way the student is shown how to apply the maths and how it relates to familiar concepts in chemistry
By including problems with answers on each presentation, the student is encouraged to practice both the mathematical manipulations and the application to problems in chemistry
In addition, many service courses are either too abstract, or aimed at physicists and engineers, for students of chemistry, who are not inclined to study mathematical techniques per se and do not make the connection between the maths they are taught and the chemistry they want to study
More detailed chemical problems at the end of each topic illustrate the range of chemistry to which the maths is relevant and help the student acquire sufficient confidence to apply it when necessary.