To the Student 

i  
Preface 

xiii  
Acknowledgments 

xx  
Diagnostic Pretest 

xxiv  


1  (108) 

Understanding Whole Numbers 


2  (11) 


13  (11) 

Subtracting Whole Numbers 


24  (12) 

Multiplying Whole Numbers 


36  (15) 


51  (12) 

How Am I Doing? Sections 1.11.5 


62  (1) 

Exponents and the Order of Operations 


63  (7) 


70  (11) 

Solving Applied Problems Involving Whole Numbers 


81  (28) 


98  (3) 

Chapter 1 Review Problems 


101  (6) 

How Am I Doing? Chapter 1 Test 


107  (2) 


109  (94) 


110  (8) 


118  (10) 

Converting Between Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers 


128  (7) 

Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers 


135  (7) 

Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers 


142  (12) 

How Am I Doing? Sections 2.12.5 


151  (1) 

Test on Sections 2.12.5 


152  (2) 

The Least Common Denominator and Creating Equivalent Fractions 


154  (10) 

Adding and Subtracting Fractions 


164  (8) 

Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers and the Order of Operations 


172  (8) 

Solving Applied Problems Involving Fractions 


180  (23) 


192  (3) 

Chapter 2 Review Problems 


195  (4) 

How Am I Doing? Chapter 2 Test 


199  (2) 

Cumulative Test for Chapters 12 


201  (2) 


203  (66) 


204  (6) 

Comparing, Ordering, and Rounding Decimals 


210  (6) 

Adding and Subtracting Decimals 


216  (10) 


226  (8) 

How Am I Doing? Sections 3.13.4 


233  (1) 


234  (9) 

Converting Fractions to Decimals and Order of Operations 


243  (9) 

Estimating and Solving Applied Problems Involving Decimals 


252  (17) 


261  (2) 

Chapter 3 Review Problems 


263  (4) 

How Am I Doing? Chapter 3 Test 


267  (1) 

Cumulative Test for Chapters 13 


268  (1) 


269  (42) 


270  (8) 

The Concept of Proportions 


278  (7) 

How Am I Doing? Sections 4.14.2 


284  (1) 


285  (8) 

Solving Applied Problems Involving Proportions 


293  (18) 


302  (1) 

Chapter 4 Review Problems 


303  (5) 

How Am I Doing? Chapter 4 Test 


308  (2) 

Cumulative Test for Chapters 14 


310  (1) 


311  (62) 


312  (7) 

Changing Between Percents, Decimals, and Fractions 


319  (9) 

Solving Percent Problems Using Equations 


328  (9) 

Solving Percent Problems Using Proportions 


337  (9) 

How Am I Doing? Sections 5.15.3 


345  (1) 

Solving Applied Percent Problems 


346  (8) 

Solving Commission, Percent of Increase or Decrease, and Interest Problems 


354  (19) 


362  (3) 

Chapter 5 Review Problems 


365  (4) 

How Am I Doing? Chapter 5 Test 


369  (2) 

Cumulative Test for Chapters 15 


371  (2) 


373  (52) 


374  (8) 

Metric Measurements: Length 


382  (10) 

Metric Measurements: Volume and Weight 


392  (8) 

How Am I Doing? Sections 6.16.3 


399  (1) 


400  (9) 

Solving Applied Measurement Problems 


409  (16) 


416  (1) 

Chapter 6 Review Problems 


417  (4) 

How Am I Doing? Chapter 6 Test 


421  (2) 

Cumulative Test for Chapters 16 


423  (2) 


425  (100) 


426  (9) 


435  (10) 

Parallelograms, Trapezoids and Rhombuses 


445  (8) 


453  (8) 


461  (7) 

How Am I Doing? Sections 7.17.5 


466  (2) 


468  (9) 


477  (10) 


487  (8) 

Similar Geometric Figures 


495  (7) 

Solving Applied Problems Involving Geometry 


502  (23) 


510  (4) 

Chapter 7 Review Problems 


514  (6) 

How Am I Doing? Chapter 7 Test 


520  (3) 

Cumulative Test for Chapters 17 


523  (2) 


525  (46) 


526  (7) 

Bar Graphs and Line Graphs 


533  (8) 

How Am I Doing? Sections 8.18.2 


540  (1) 


541  (8) 


549  (22) 


558  (2) 

Chapter 8 Review Problems 


560  (6) 

How Am I Doing? Chapter 8 Test 


566  (3) 

Cumulative Test for Chapters 18 


569  (2) 


571  (50) 


572  (12) 

Subtracting Signed Numbers 


584  (6) 

Multiplying and Dividing Signed Numbers 


590  (8) 

How Am I Doing? Sections 9.19.3 


597  (1) 

Order of Operations with Signed Numbers 


598  (5) 


603  (18) 


612  (1) 

Chapter 9 Review Problems 


613  (4) 

How Am I Doing? Chapter 9 Test 


617  (2) 

Cumulative Test for Chapters 19 


619  (2) 


621  (55) 


622  (5) 

The Distributive Property 


627  (5) 

Solving Equations Using the Addition Property 


632  (5) 

Solving Equations Using the Division or Multiplication Property 


637  (5) 

Solving Equations Using Two Properties 


642  (7) 

How Am I Doing? Sections 10.110.5 


648  (1) 

Translating English to Algebra 


649  (7) 


656  (20) 


667  (2) 

Chapter 10 Review Problems 


669  (3) 

How Am I Doing? Chapter 10 Test 


672  (2) 

Cumulative Test for Chapters 110 


674  (2) 

Practice Final Examination 


676  


1  (1) 

Appendix A: Consumer Finance Applications 


1  (20) 

Balancing a Checking Account 


2  (7) 


9  (7) 

Determining the Best Deal When Purchasing a Vehicle 


16  (5) 


21  (4) 

Table of Basic Addition Facts 


21  (1) 

Table of Basic Multiplication Facts 


21  (1) 


22  (1) 


23  (2) 

Appendix C: Scientific Calculators 


25  
Solutions to Practice Problems 

1  (1) 
Selected Answers 

1  (1) 
Applications Index 

1  (6) 
Subject Index 

7  
Photo Credits 

1  