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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/12/2010
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Offering a uniquely modern, balanced approach, Tussy/Gustafson/Koenig's PREALGEBRA, Fourth Edition, integrates the best of traditional drill and practice with the best elements of the reform movement. To many developmental math students, algebra is like a foreign language. They have difficulty translating the words, their meanings, and how they apply to problem solving. Emphasizing the "language of algebra," the text's fully integrated learning process is designed to expand students' reasoning abilities and teach them how to read, write, and think mathematically. It blends instructional approaches that include vocabulary, practice, and well-defined pedagogy with an emphasis on reasoning, modeling, communication, and technology skills.

Table of Contents

Whole Numbers
The Integers
The Language of Algebra
Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Ratio, Proportion, and Measurement
Graphs and Statistics
An Introduction to Geometry
Exponents and Polynomials
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