Basic College Mathematics, Media Update

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  • Edition: 2nd
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  • Copyright: 1/11/2012
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Whole Numbers

1.1 Introduction to Whole Numbers

1.2 Addition of Whole Numbers and Perimeter

1.3 Subtraction of Whole Numbers

1.4 Rounding and Estimating

1.5 Multiplication of Whole Numbers and Area

1.6 Division of Whole NumbersProblem Recognition Exercises – Operations on Whole Numbers

1.7 Exponents, Square Roots, and the Order of Operations

1.8 Problem-Solving Strategies

Chapter 2: Fractions and Mixed Numbers: Multiplication and Division

2.1 Introduction to Fractions and Mixed Numbers

2.2 Prime Numbers and Factorizations

2.3 Simplifying Fractions to Lowest Terms

2.4 Multiplication of Fractions and Applications

2.5 Division of Fractions and ApplicationsProblem Recognition Exercises – Multiplication and Division of Fractions

2.6 Multiplication and Division of Mixed Numbers

Chapter 3: Fractions and Mixed Numbers: Addition and Subtraction

3.1 Addition and Subtraction of Like Fractions

3.2 Least Common Multiple and Equivalent Fractions

3.3 Addition and Subtraction of Unlike Fractions

3.4 Addition and Subtractions of Mixed Numbers Problem Recognition Exercises – Operations on Fractions and Mixed Numbers

3.5 Order of Operations and Applications of Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Chapter 4: Decimals

4.1 Decimal Notation and Rounding

4.2 Addition and Subtraction of Decimals

4.3 Multiplication of Decimals

4.4 Division of DecimalsProblem Recognition Exercises – Operations on Decimals

4.5 Fractions as Decimals

4.6 Order of Operations and Applications of Decimals

Chapter 5: Ratio and Proportion

5.1 Ratios

5.2 RatesProblem Recognition Exercises – Ratios and Rates

5.3 Proportions

5.4 Applications of Proportions and Similar Figures

Chapter 6: Percents

6.1 Percents and Their Fraction and Decimal Forms

6.2 Fractions and Decimals and Their Percent Forms

6.3 Percent Proportions and Applications

6.4 Percent Equations and ApplicationsProblem Recognition Exercises -- Percents

6.5 Applications Involving Tax and Commission

6.6 Percent Increase and Decrease

6.7 Simple and Compound Interest

Chapter 7: Measurement

7.1 Converting U.S. Customary Units of Length

7.2 Converting U.S. Customary Units of Time, Weight, and Capacity

7.3 Metric Units of Length

7.4 Metric Units of Mass and Capacity and Medical ApplicationsProblem Recognition Exercises – Conversion of Units

7.5 Converting Between U.S. Customary and Metric Units

Chapter 8: Geometry

8.1 Lines and Angles

8.2 Triangles and the Pythagorean Theorem

8.3 Quadrilaterals, Perimeter, and Area

8.4 Circles, Circumference, and AreaProblem Recognition Exercises – Perimeter, Circumference, and Area

8.5 Volume

Chapter 9: Introduction to Statistics

9.1 Tables, Bar Graphs, Pictographs, and Line Graphs

9.2 Frequency Distributions and Histograms

9.3 Circle GraphsProblem Recognition Exercises – Tables and Graphs

9.4 Mean, Median, and Mode

9.5 Introduction to Probability

Chapter 10: Real Numbers

10.1 Real Numbers and the Real Number Line

10.2 Addition of Real Numbers

10.3 Subtraction of Real NumbersProblem Recognition Exercises – Addition and Subtraction of Real Numbers

10.4 Multiplication and Division of Real NumbersProblem Recognition Exercises – Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers

10.5 Order of Operations

Chapter 11: Solving Equations

11.1 Properties of Real Numbers

11.2 Simplifying Expressions

11.3 Addition and Subtraction Properties of Equality

11.4 Multiplication and Division Properties of Equality

11.5 Solving Equations with Multiple StepsProblem Recognition Exercises – Linear Equations

11.6 Applications and Problem Solving


A.1 Energy and Power

A.2 Scientific Notation

A.3 Rectangular Coordinate System

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