# Basic College Mathematics with Early Integers

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• Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Basic College Mathematics with Early Integersis a new addition to the Martin-Gay worktext series. This text is designed for a 1-semester basic math courses in which anearlyintroduction ofintegersis desired. Integers are introduced in chapter 2, and students continue to work with them throughout the text. This gives students ample opportunity to practice operations with integers and to become comfortable with them, prior to being introduced to algebra in chapter 7, Equations. The Whole Numbers; Integers and Introduction to Variables; Fractions; Decimals; Ratio, Proportion, and Measurement; Percent; Statistics and Probability; Equations; Geometry; Tables; The Bigger Picture; Exponents and Polynomials For all readers interested in basic college mathematics.

Tools to Help Students Succeed ix
Preface xiii
Applications Index xxiii
 The Whole Numbers
1(110)
 Tips for Success in Mathematics
2(5)
 Place Value and Names for Numbers
7(9)
 Adding Whole Numbers and Perimeter
16(12)
 Subtracting Whole Numbers
28(11)
 Rounding and Estimating
39(8)
 Multiplying Whole Numbers and Area
47(13)
 Dividing Whole Numbers
60(16)
 Integrated Review--Operations on Whole Numbers
74(2)
 An Introduction to Problem Solving
76(11)
 Exponents, Square Roots, and Order of Operations
87(24)
 Group Activity: Modeling Subtraction of Whole Numbers
97(1)
 Vocabulary Check
98(1)
 Highlights
98(4)
 Review
102(7)
 Test
109(2)
 Integers and Introduction to Variables
111(66)
 Introduction to Variables and Algebraic Expressions
112(8)
 Introduction to Integers
120(10)
130(8)
 Subtracting Integers
138(10)
 Integrated Review--Integers
146(2)
 Multiplying and Dividing Integers
148(9)
 Order of Operations
157(20)
 Group Activity: Magic Squares
164(1)
 Vocabulary Check
165(1)
 Highlights
165(3)
 Review
168(5)
 Test
173(2)
 Cumulative Review
175(2)
 Fractions
177(107)
 Introduction to Fractions and Mixed Numbers
178(12)
 Factors and Simplest Form
190(13)
 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
203(11)
 Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions and Least Common Denominator
214(15)
 Integrated Review---Summary on Fractions and Operations on Fractions
227(2)
 Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions
229(12)
 Complex Fractions, Order of Operations, and Mixed Numbers
241(9)
 Operations on Mixed Numbers
250(34)
 Group Activity
267(1)
 Vocabulary Check
268(1)
 Highlights
268(6)
 Review
274(6)
 Test
280(2)
 Cumulative Review
282(2)
 Decimals
284(79)
 Introduction to Decimals
285(12)
 Adding and Subtracting Decimals
297(12)
 Multiplying Decimals and Circumference of a Circle
309(9)
 Dividing Decimals
318(13)
 Integrated Review---Operations on Decimals
329(2)
 Fractions, Decimals, and Order of Operations
331(10)
 Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem
341(22)
 Group Activity: Maintaining a Checking Account
349(1)
 Vocabulary Check
350(1)
 Highlights
350(3)
 Review
353(5)
 Test
358(2)
 Cumulative Review
360(3)
 Ratio, Proportion, and Measurement
363(84)
 Ratios
364(10)
 Proportions
374(9)
 Proportions and Problem Solving
383(12)
 Integrated Review---Ratio and Proportion
393(2)
 Length: U.S. and Metric Systems
395(11)
 Weight and Mass: U.S. and Metric Systems
406(11)
 Capacity: U.S. and Metric Systems
417(9)
 Conversions Between the U.S. and Metric Systems
426(21)
 Group Activity: Consumer Price Index
433(1)
 Vocabulary Check
434(1)
 Highlights
434(4)
 Review
438(5)
 Test
443(2)
 Cumulative Review
445(2)
 Percent
447(66)
 Percents, Decimals, and Fractions
448(11)
 Solving Percent Problems Using Equations
459(8)
 Solving Percent Problems Using Proportions
467(10)
 Integrated Review---Percent and Percent Problems
475(2)
 Applications of Percent
477(10)
 Percent and Problem Solving: Sales Tax, Commission, and Discount
487(8)
 Percent and Problem Solving: Interest
495(18)
 Group Activity: How Much Can You Afford for a House?
501(1)
 Vocabulary Check
502(1)
 Highlights
502(3)
 Review
505(4)
 Test
509(2)
 Cumulative Review
511(2)
 Statistics and Probability
513(49)
 Reading Pictographs, Bar Graphs, Histograms, and Line Graphs
514(12)
526(9)
533(2)
 Mean, Median, and Mode
535(6)
 Counting and Introduction to Probability
541(21)
 Group Activity
547(1)
 Vocabulary Check
548(1)
 Highlights
548(3)
 Review
551(5)
 Test
556(4)
 Cumulative Review
560(2)
 Introduction to Algebra
562(54)
 Variable Expressions
563(9)
 Solving Equations: The Addition Property
572(7)
 Solving Equations: The Multiplication Property
579(7)
 Integrated Review---Expressions and Equations
585(1)
 Solving Equations Using Addition and Multiplication Properties
586(8)
 Equations and Problem Solving
594(22)
 Group Activity: Modeling Equation Solving with Addition and Subtraction
602(1)
 Vocabulary Check
603(1)
 Highlights
603(3)
 Review
606(4)
 Test
610(2)
 Cumulative Review
612(4)
 Geometry
616(73)
 Lines and Angles
617(10)
 Plane Figures and Solids
627(9)
 Perimeter
636(10)
 Area
646(9)
 Volume
655(10)
 Integrated Review---Geometry Concepts
664(1)
 Congruent and Similar Triangles
665(24)
 Group Activity: The Cost of Road Signs
673(1)
 Vocabulary Check
674(1)
 Highlights
674(5)
 Review
679(6)
 Test
685(2)
 Cumulative Review
687(2)
Appendix A Tables 689(10)
Appendix B The Bigger Picture 699(2)
Appendix C Exponents and Polynomials 701(20)
Appendix D Inductive and Deductive Reasoning 721
Answers to Selected Exercises 1(20)
Solutions to Selected Exercises 21
Index 1(6)
Photo Credits 7