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**Marvin Bittinger** has been teaching math at the university level for more than thirty-eight years. Since 1968, he has been employed at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, and is now professor emeritus of mathematics education. Professor Bittinger has authored over 190 publications on topics ranging from basic mathematics to algebra and trigonometry to applied calculus. He received his BA in mathematics from Manchester College and his PhD in mathematics education from Purdue University. Special honors include Distinguished Visiting Professor at the United States Air Force Academy and his election to the Manchester College Board of Trustees from 1992 to 1999. Professor Bittinger has also had the privilege of speaking at many mathematics conventions, most recently giving a lecture entitled "Baseball and Mathematics." His hobbies include hiking in Utah, baseball, golf, and bowling. In addition, he also has an interest in philosophy and theology, in particular, apologetics. Professor Bittinger currently lives in Carmel, Indiana, with his wife Elaine. He has two grown and married sons, Lowell and Chris, and four granddaughters.

**Judy Penna **received her undergraduate degree in mathematics from Kansas State University and her graduate degree in mathematics from the University of Illinois. Since then, she has taught at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis and at Butler University, and continues to focus on writing quality textbooks for undergraduate mathematics students. In her free time she likes to travel, read, knit, and spend time with her children and grandchildren.

Index of Applications

Preface

**1. Whole Numbers**

1.1 Standard Notation

1.2 Addition

1.3 Subtraction

1.4 Multiplication

1.5 Division

1.6 Rounding and Estimating; Order

1.7 Solving Equations

1.8 Applications and Problem Solving

Translating for Success

1.9 Exponential Notation and Order of Operations

Summary and Review

Test

**2. Integers**

2.1 The Integers

2.2 Addition of Integers

2.3 Subtraction of Integers

Mid-Chapter Review

2.4 Multiplication of Integers

2.5 Division of Integers and Order of Operations

Translating for Success

Summary and Review

Test

**3. Fraction Notation: Multiplication and Division**

3.1 Factorizations

3.2 Divisibility

3.3 Fractions and Fraction Notation

3.4 Multiplication and Applications

3.5 Simplifying

Mid-Chapter Review

3.6 Multiplying, Simplifying, and Applications

3.7 Division and Applications

Translating for Success

Summary and Review

Test

Cumulative Review

**4. Fraction Notation and Mixed Numerals**

4.1 Least Common Multiples

4.2 Addition and Applications

4.3 Subtraction, Order, and Applications

Translating for Success

4.4 Mixed Numerals

Mid-Chapter Review

4.5 Addition and Subtraction Using Mixed Numerals; Applications

4.6 Multiplication and Division Using Mixed Numerals; Applications

Translating for Success

4.7 Order of Operations, Complex Fractions, and Estimation

Summary and Review

Test

Cumulative Review

**5. Decimal Notation**

5.1 Decimal Notation, Order, and Rounding

5.2 Addition and Subtraction

5.3 Multiplication

5.4 Division

Mid-Chapter Review

5.5 Converting from Fraction Notation to Decimal Notation

5.6 Estimating

5.7 Applications and Problem Solving

Translating for Success

Summary and Review

Test

Cumulative Review

**6. Ratio and Proportion**

6.1 Introduction to Ratios

6.2 Rates and Unit Prices

6.3 Proportions

Mid-Chapter Review

6.4 Applications of Proportions

Translating for Success

6.5 Geometric Applications

Summary and Review

Test

Cumulative Review

**7. Percent Notation**

7.1 Percent Notation

7.2 Percent Notation and Fraction Notation

7.3 Solving Percent Problems Using Percent Equations

7.4 Solving Percent Problems Using Proportions

Mid-Chapter Review

7.5 Applications of Percent

Translating for Success

7.6 Sales Tax, Commission, and Discount

7.7 Simple Interest and Compound Interest; Credit Cards

Summary and Review

Test

Cumulative Review

**8. Data, Graphs, and Statistics**

8.1 Averages, Medians, and Modes

8.2 Interpreting Data from Tables and Graphs

Mid-Chapter Review

8.3 Interpreting and Drawing Bar Graphs and Line Graphs

8.4 Interpreting and Drawing Circle Graphs

Translating for Success

Summary and Review

Test

Cumulative Review

**9. Measurement**

9.1 Linear Measures: American Units

9.2 Linear Measures: The Metric System

9.3 Converting Between American Units and Metric Units

Mid-Chapter Review

9.4 Weight and Mass; Medical Applications

9.5 Capacity; Medical Applications

9.6 Time and Temperature

9.7 Converting Units of Area

Translating for Success

Summary and Review

Test

Cumulative Review

**10. Geometry**

10.1 Perimeter

10.2 Area

10.3 Circles

Mid-Chapter Review

10.4 Volume

10.5 Angles and Triangles

10.6 Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem

Translating for Success

Summary and Review

Test

Cumulative Review

**11. Algebra: Solving Equations and Problems**

11.1 Introduction to Algebra

11.2 Solving Equations: The Addition Principle

11.3 Solving Equations: The Multiplication Principle

Mid-Chapter Review

11.4 Using the Principles Together

11.5 Applications and Problem Solving

Translating for Success

Summary and Review

Test

Cumulative Review

Answers

Guided Solutions

Glossary

Index