Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.
Purchase Benefits
What is included with this book?
Bill Clark presently teaches at Harper College in the Chicago area. Prior to his current position, he was a professor at Miami Dade College. An engaging and dynamic teacher, he has initiated a number of programs to serve diverse student populations. He was instrumental in the implementation of Miami Dade’s Title V Calculus program. He has also developed and implemented a multi-cultural infusion project and a number of learning communities. In his leisure time, Bill enjoys travel and long walks with his dog.
Bob Brechner has taught at Miami Dade College for the past 41 years. He currently holds the position of Professor Emeritus. Over the years, he has been Adjunct Professor at Florida International University, Florida Atlantic University, and the International Fine Arts College. Brechner holds a BS in Industrial Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia and an MBA from Emory University in Atlanta. His other publications include Contemporary Mathematics for Business and Consumers, A Little Math with Your Business, and Guidelines for the New Manager. Bob lives in Coconut Grove, Florida, with his wife, Shari Joy. His passions include travel, photography, tennis, running and boating.
1. Whole Numbers
1.1 Understanding the Basics of Whole Numbers
1.2 Adding Whole Numbers
1.3 Subtracting Whole Numbers
1.4 Multiplying Whole Numbers
1.5 Dividing Whole Numbers
1.6 Evaluating Exponential Expressions and Applying Order of Operations
1.7 Solving Application Problems
10-minute Chapter
Numerical Facts of Life
Chapter Review Exercises
Assessment Test
2. Fractions
2.1 Factors, Prime Factorizations, and Least Common Multiples
2.2 Introduction to Fractions and Mixed Numbers
2.3 Equivalent Fractions
2.4 Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers
2.5 Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers
2.6 Adding Fractions and Mixed Numbers
2.7 Subtracting Fractions and Mixed Numbers
10-minute Chapter
Numerical Facts of Life
Chapter Review Exercises
Assessment Test
3. Decimals
3.1 Understanding Decimals
3.2 Adding and Subtracting Decimals
3.3 Multiplying Decimals
3.4 Dividing Decimals
3.5 Working with Fractions and Decimals
10-minute Chapter
Numerical Facts of Life
Chapter Review Exercises
Assessment Test
4. Ratio and Proportion
4.1 Understanding Ratios
4.2 Working with Rates and Units
4.3 Understanding and Solving Proportions
10-minute Chapter
Numerical Facts of Life
Chapter Review Exercises
Assessment Test
5. Percents
5.1 Introduction to Percents
5.2 Solve Percent Problems Using Equations
5.3 Solve Percent Problems Using Proportions
5.4 Solve Percent Application Problems
10-minute Chapter
Numerical Facts of Life
Chapter Review Exercises
Assessment Test
6. Measurement
6.1 The U. S. Customary System
6.2 Denominate Numbers
6.3 The Metric System
6.4 Converting between the U. S. System and the Metric System
6.5 Time and Temperature
10-minute Chapter
Numerical Facts of Life
Chapter Review Exercises
Assessment Test
7. Geometry
7.1 Lines and Angles
7.2 Plane and Solid Geometric Figures
7.3 Perimeter and Circumference
7.4 Area
7.5 Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem
7.6 Volume
10-minute Chapter
Numerical Facts of Life
Chapter Review Exercises
Assessment Test
8. Statistics and Data Presentation
8.1 Data Presentation — Tables and Graphs
8.2 Mean, Median, Mode, and Range
10-minute Chapter
Numerical Facts of Life
Chapter Review Exercises
Assessment Test
9. Signed Numbers
9.1 Introduction to Signed Numbers
9.2 Adding Signed Numbers
9.3 Subtracting Signed Numbers
9.4 Multiplying and Dividing Signed Numbers
9.5 Signed Numbers and Order of Operations
10-minute Chapter
Numerical Facts of Life
Chapter Review Exercises
Assessment Test
10. Introduction to Algebra
10.1 Algebraic Expressions
10.2 Solving an Equation Using the Addition Property of Equality
10.3 Solving an Equation Using the Multiplication Property of Equality
10.4 Solving an Equation Using the Addition and Multiplication Properties
10.5 Solving Application Problems
10-minute Chapter
Numerical Facts of Life
Chapter Review Exercises
Assessment Test
Glossary
Appendix A: Try-It Exercise Solutions
Appendix B: Answers to Selected Exercises
Appendix C: Math Study Skills
Appendix D: Table of Squares and Square Roots
Index