9781439046975

Essential Mathematics with Applications

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    9781439046975

  • ISBN10:

    1439046972

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2010
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Summary

The latest book from Cengage Learning on Essential Mathematics

Table of Contents

AIM for Success
WHole Numbers
Introduction to Whole Numbers
Addition of Whole Numbers
Subtraction of Whole Numbers
Multiplication of Whole Numbers
Division of Whole Numbers
Exponential Notation and the Order of Operations Agreement
Prime Numbers and Factoring
Focus on Problem Solving: Questions to Ask
Projects and Group Activities: Order of Operations
Patterns in Mathematics
Search the World Wide Web
Fractions
The Least Common Multiple and Greatest Common Factor
Introduction to Fractions
Writing Equivalent Fractions
Addition of Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Subtraction of Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Multiplication of Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Division of Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Order, Exponents, and the Order of Operations Agreement
Focus on Problem Solving: Common Knowledge
Projects and Group Activities: Music
Construction
Fractions of Diagrams
Decimals
Introduction to Decimals
Addition of Decimals
Subtraction of Decimals
Multiplication of Decimals
Division of Decimals
Comparing and Converting Fractions and Decimals
Focus on Problem Solving: Relevant Information
Projects and Group Activities: Fractions as Terminating or Repeating Decimals
Ratio and Proportion
Ratio
Rates
Proportions
Focus on Problem Solving: Looking for a Pattern
Projects and Group Activities: The Golden Ratio
Drawing the Floor Plans for a Building
The U.S. House of Representatives
Percents
Introduction to Percents
Percent Equations
Percent Equations
Percent Equations
Percent Problems: Proportion Method
Focus on Problem Solving: Using a Calculator as a Problem-Solving Tool
Using Estimation as a Problem-Solving Tool
Projects and Group Activities: Health
Consumer Price Index
Applications for Business and Consumers
Applications to Purchasing
Percent Increase and Percent Decrease
Interest
Real Estate Expenses
Car Expenses
Wages
Bank Statements
Focus on Problem Solving: Counterexamples Projects and Group Activities
Buying a Car
Final Exam
Appendix
Solutions to You-Try-Its
Answers to Selected Exercises
Glossary
Index
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