Author(s): Nivaldo J. TroDifference between 6th and 5th editions Side by side comparison of table of contents helps to figure out the most significant changes. |

**Key differences between 6th and 5th editions**

- Time lapse between current and previous publications: 3 years (2017 vs 2014).
- Tro's
*Introductory Chemistry*textbook was first published in 2002. - The Sixth edition presents more than 10 new Conceptual Checkpoints.
- New 39
*Interactive Worked Examples*. - The half-life of Carbon-14 has been changed to 5715 years.
- Four elements -- 113 (ununtrium, Uut), 115 (ununpentium, Uup), 117 (ununseptium, Uus), and 118 (ununoctium, Uuo) -- are now provided with temporary symbols in all periodic tables.
- List of new topics in the Sixth Edition:
- Sand and water
- Metric math mistake
- Conversion of units
- Spherical water

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