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Mathematics in Action : An Introduction to Algebraic, Graphical, and Numerical Problem Solving

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9780321444486

ISBN10:
0321444485
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/10/2009 10:39:00 AM
Publisher(s):
Addison Wesley
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Summary

Key Message: The second book of a three-part series,An Introduction to Algebraic, Graphical, and Numerical Problem Solving, Third Edition, illustrates how mathematics arises naturally from everyday situations through updated and revised real-life activities and the accompanying practice exercises. Along with the activities and the exercises within the text, MathXL reg; and MyMathLabtrade; have been enhanced to create a better overall learning experience for the reader. Technology integrated throughout the text helps readers interpret real-life data algebraically, numerically, symbolically, and graphically. The active style of this book develops readers'mathematical literacy and builds a solid foundation for future study in mathematics and other disciplines. Key Topics: Number Sense; Introduction to Problem Solving with Whole Numbers; Problem Solving with Fractions and Decimals (Rational Numbers); Comparisons and Proportional Reasoning; Problem Solving with Signed Numbers; Variable Sense; Interpreting and Constructing Tables and Graphs; Solving Equations Numerically, Graphically, and Algebraically; Mathematical Modeling and Problem Solving; Function Sense and Linear Functions; Function Sense; Introduction to Linear Functions; Problem Solving with Linear Functions; Systems of Two Linear Equations; An Introduction to Nonlinear Problem Solving; Mathematical Modeling Involving Polynomials; Problem Solving with Quadratic Equations; Other Nonlinear Functions Market: For all readers interested in Algebra.

Table of Contents

Number Sense Cluster 1: Introduction to Problem Solving with Whole Numbers?
The Bookstore Objectives
Practice communication skills
Organize information
Write a solution in sentences
Develop problem-solving skills
The Classroo?
Objectives
Organize information
Develop problem-solving strategies-Draw a picture-Recognize patterns-Do a simpler pattern
Communicate problem-solving ideas
Problem Solving and Your Calenda?
Objectives
Identify and use the commutative property in calculations
Use the distributive property to evaluate arithmetic expressions
Use the order of operations convention to evaluate arithmetic expressions
Identify and use the properties of exponents in calculation
Convert numbers to and from scientific notation
Identify, understand, and use formulas
Use the order of operations in formulas involving whole numbers Project
The Class Schedul?
Objective
Use algorithms to solve problems
What Have I Learned?
How Can I Practice?
Cluster 2: Problem Solving with Fractions and Decimals (Rational Numbers)
Activity 1.5
Objectives
Add and subtract fractions
Multiply and divide fractions
Course Grades and Your GPA
Objectives
Solve problems using fractions and decimals
Recognize and calculate a weighted average Project
Income and Expenses
Objective: Solve problems with fractions and decimals
What Have I Learned?
How Can I Practice?
Cluster 3: Comparisons and Proportional Reasoning
Activity 1.8
Objectives
Distinguish between absolute and relative measure
Write ratios in fraction, decimal, and relative measure
Determine equivalence of ratios
The Devastation of AIDS in Afric?
Objectives
Use proportional reasoning to apply a known ratio to a given piece of information
Write a proportion and then solve the resulting proportion
Who Really Did Better?
Objectives
Define actual and relative change
Distinguish between actual and relative change
Calculate relative change as a percent increase or percent decrease
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