9780321194077

Applied Basic Mathematics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321194077

  • ISBN10:

    0321194071

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Addison Wesley
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Summary

Key Message: Relate. Reinforce. Review. With their newApplied Basic Mathematics text, authors Bill Clark and Bob Brechner engage readers in the learning process by integrating relevant applications while using innovative pedagogy like Guide Problems, Try-It Exercises, and a unique Ten-Minute Chapter that encourages readers to reinforce and review skills and concepts. Key Topics: Whole Numbers, Fractions, Decimals, Ratio and Proportion, Percents, Measurement, Geometry, Data Presentation and Statistics, Signed Numbers, Introduction to Algebra Market: For all readers interested in basic mathematics.

Table of Contents

Whole Numbers
Understanding the Basics of Whole Numbers
Adding Whole Numbers
Subtracting Whole Numbers
Multiplying Whole Numbers
Dividing Whole Numbers
Evaluating Exponential Expressions and Applying Order of Operations
Solving Application Problems
Fractions
Factors, Prime Factorizations, and Least Common Multiples
Introduction to Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Equivalent Fractions
Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Adding Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Subtracting Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Decimals
Understanding Decimals
Adding and Subtracting Decimals
Multiplying Decimals
Dividing Decimals
Working with Fractions and Decimals
Ratio and Proportion
Understanding Ratios
Working with Rates and Units
Understanding and Solving Proportions
Percents
Introduction to Percents
Solve Percent Problems Using Equations
Solve Percent Problems Using Proportions
Solve Percent Application Problems
Measurement
The U.S. Customary System
Denominate Numbers
The Metric System
Converting between the U.S. System and the Metric System
Time and Temperature
Geometry
Lines and Angles
Plane and Solid Geometric Figures
Perimeter and Circumference
Area
Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem
Volume
Statistics
Data Presentation Tables and Graphs
Mean, Median, Mode, and Range
Signed Numbers
Introduction to Signed Numbers
Adding Signed Numbers
Subtracting Signed Numbers
Multiplying and Dividing Signed Numbers
Signed Numbers and Order of Operations
Introduction to Algebra
Algebraic Expressions
Solving and Equation Using the Addition Property of Equality
Solving an Equation Using the Multiplication Property of Equality
Solving an Equation Using the Addition and Multiplication Properties
Solving Application Problems
Glossary
Appendixes
Try-It Exercise Solutions
Answers to Selected Exercises
Math Study Skills
Table of Squares and Square Roots
Index
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