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Summary
Maintaining its hallmark features of carefully detailed explanations and accessible pedagogy, this edition also addresses the AMATYC and NCTM Standards. In addition to the changes incorporated into the text, a new integrated video series and multimedia tutorial program are also available. Designed for a one-semester basic math course, this successful worktext is appropriate for lecture, learning center, laboratory, or self-paced courses.
Table of Contents
1 Operations on Whole Numbers
1.1 The Decimal Place-Value System
1.2 Addition
1.3 Subtraction
1.4 Rounding, Estimation, and Order
1.5 Multiplication
1.6 Division
1.7 Exponential Notation and the Order of Operations
1.8 Solving Geometric Applications
2 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
2.1 Prime Numbers and Divisibility
2.2 Factoring Whole Numbers
2.3 Fraction Basics
2.4 Simplifying Fractions
2.5 Multiplying Fractions
2.6 Applications of Multiplication of Fractions
2.7 Dividing Fractions
2.8 Computer-Related Applications: Time
3 Adding and Subtracting Fractions
3.1 Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators
3.2 Common Multiples
3.3 Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators
3.4 Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers
3.5 Estimation Applications
4 Decimals
4.1 Place Value and Rounding
4.2 Adding and Subtracting Decimals
4.3 Multiplying Decimals
4.4 Area and Circumference
4.5 Dividing Decimals
4.6 Converting from Fractions to Decimals
4.7 Converting from Decimals to Fractions
5 Ratios and Proportions
5.1 Ratios
5.2 Rates and Unit Pricing
5.3 Proportions
5.4 Solving Proportions
5.5 Solving Applications of Proportions
6 Percents
6.1 Changing a Percent to a Fraction or a Decimal
6.2 Changing a Decimal or Fraction to a Percent
6.3 Identifying Rate, Base, and Amount
6.4 Three Types of Percent Problems
6.5 Solving Percent Applications
7 Geometry and Measure
7.1 The Units of the English System
7.2 Metric Units of Length
7.3 Metric Units of Weight and Volume
7.4 Converting Between the English and Metric Systems
7.5 Lines and Angles
7.6 Triangles
7.7 Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem
8 Data Analysis and Statistics
8.1 Means, Medians, and Modes
8.2 Tables, Pictographs, and Bar Graphs
8.3 Line Graphs and Predictions
8.4 Creating Bar Graphs and Pie Charts
8.5 Describing and Summarizing Data Sets
9 The Real Number System
9.1 Real Numbers and Order
9.2 Adding Real Numbers
9.3 Subtracting Real Signed Numbers
9.4 Multiplying Real Numbers
9.5 Dividing Real Numbers
10 An Introduction to Algebra
10.1 From Arithmetic to Algebra
10.2 Evaluating Algebraic Expressions
10.3 Adding and Subtracting Algebraic Expressions
10.4 Using the Addition Rule to Solve an Equation
10.5 Using the Multiplication Rule to Solve an Equation