9780534947644

Prealgebra

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534947644

  • ISBN10:

    0534947646

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/3/1995
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Summary

You'll develop a thorough understanding of the concepts essential to success in mathematics with PREALGEBRA, 5th Edition. Each chapter-opening application is used as a common thread to introduce new concepts. Diagrams, charts, and graphs make it easier to grasp the material. McKeague's unique and successful EPAS system of Example, Practice, Answer, and Solution prepares you for working the problem sets. Your textbook purchase also includes a range of online and CD-ROM learning tools, including iLrn Testing and Tutorial, Personal Tutor with SMARTHINKING live online tutoring, the Digital Video Companion CD-ROM with MathCue, and a Book Companion Web Site.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Instructor ix
Preface to the Student xvii
Whole Numbers
1(100)
Place Value and Names for Numbers
3(8)
Properties and Facts of Addition
11(10)
Addition with Whole Numbers, and Perimeter
21(8)
Rounding Numbers, Estimating Answers, and Displaying Information
29(8)
Subtraction with Whole Numbers
37(8)
Properties and Facts of Multiplication
45(8)
The Distributive Property and Multiplication with Whole Numbers
53(10)
Division with Whole Numbers
63(10)
Exponents and Order of Operations
73(8)
Area and Volume
81(20)
Summary
93(2)
Review
95(4)
Test
99(2)
Introduction to Algebra
101(76)
Positive and Negative Numbers
103(10)
Addition with Negative Numbers
113(10)
Subtraction with Negative Numbers
123(10)
Multiplication with Negative Numbers
133(8)
Division with Negative Numbers
141(8)
Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
149(6)
Multiplication Properties of Exponents
155(6)
Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
161(6)
Multiplying Polynomials: An Introduction
167(10)
Summary
171(2)
Review
173(2)
Test
175(2)
Fractions and Mixed Numbers
177(84)
The Meaning and Properties of Fractions
179(8)
Prime Numbers, Factors, and Reducing to Lowest Terms
187(8)
Multiplication with Fractions, and the Area of a Triangle
195(12)
Division with Fractions
207(8)
Addition and Subtraction with Fractions
215(10)
Mixed-Number Notation
225(6)
Multiplication and Division with Mixed Numbers
231(6)
Addition and Subtraction with Mixed Numbers
237(8)
Combinations of Operations, and Complex Fractions
245(16)
Summary
253(4)
Review
257(2)
Test
259(2)
Solving Equations
261(72)
The Distributive Property and Algebraic Expressions
263(6)
The Addition Property of Equality
269(6)
The multiplication Property of Equality
275(6)
Linear Equations in One Variable
281(8)
Applications
289(6)
Evaluating Formulas
295(6)
Paired Data and Equations in Two Variables
301(8)
The Rectangular Coordinate System
309(6)
Graphing Straight Lines
315(18)
Summary
325(2)
Review
327(4)
Test
331(2)
Decimals
333(76)
Decimal Notation and Place Value
335(8)
Addition and Subtraction with Decimals
343(8)
Multiplication with Decimals; Circumference and Area of a Circle
351(10)
Division with Decimals
361(10)
Fractions and Decimals, and the Volume of a Sphere
371(10)
Equations Containing Decimals
381(4)
Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem
385(8)
Simplifying Square Roots
393(4)
Adding and Subtracting Roots
397(12)
Summary
403(2)
Review
405(2)
Test
407(2)
Ratio, Proportion, and Unit Analysis
409(56)
Ratios
411(8)
Unit Analysis I: Length
419(10)
Unit Analysis II: Area and Volume
429(10)
Weight
439(4)
Converting between the Two Systems
443(6)
Proportions
449(16)
Summary
459(2)
Review
461(2)
Test
463(2)
Percent
465(54)
Percents, Decimals, and Fractions
467(10)
Basic Percent Problems
477(8)
General Applications of Percent
485(6)
Sales Tax and Commission
491(8)
Percent Increase or Decrease, and Discount
499(6)
Interest
505(14)
Summary
413(102)
Review
515(2)
Test
517(2)
Appendix 1 One Hundred Addition Facts 519(2)
Appendix 2 One Hundred Multiplication Facts 521
Solutions to Selected Practice Problems S1
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems A1
Index I1

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