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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Whole Numbers

1.1 Study Tips

Group Activity – Becoming a Successful Student

1.2 Introduction to Whole Numbers

1.3 Addition and Subtraction of Whole Numbers and Perimeter

1.4 Rounding and Estimating

1.5 Multiplication of Whole Numbers and Area

1.6 Division of Whole Numbers

Problem Recognition Exercises – Operations on Whole Numbers

1.7 Exponents, Variables, and the Order of Operations

1.8 Mixed Applications and Computing Mean

Chapter 2 Integers and Algebraic Expressions

2.1 Integers, Absolute Value, and Opposite

2.2 Addition of Integers

2.3 Subtraction of Integers

2.4 Multiplication and Division of Integers

Problem Recognition Exercises – Operations on Integers

2.5 Order of Operations and Algebraic Expressions

Group Activity – Checking Weather Conditions

Chapter 3 Solving Equations

3.1 Simplifying Expressions and Combining Like Terms

3.2 Addition and Subtraction Properties of Equality

3.3 Multiplication and Division Properties of Equality

3.4 Solving Equations with Multiple Steps

Problem Recognition Exercises – Simplifying Expressions and Solving Equations

3.5 Applications and Problem Solving

Group Activity – Constructing Linear Equations

Chapter 4 Fractions and Mixed Numbers

4.1 Introduction to Fractions and Mixed Numbers

4.2 Simplifying Fractions

4.3 Multiplication and Division of Fractions

4.4 Least Common Multiple and Equivalent Fractions

4.5 Addition and Subtraction of Fractions

4.6 Estimation and Operations on Mixed Numbers

Problem Recognition Exercises – Operations on Fractions and Mixed Numbers

4.7 Order of Operations and Complex Fractions

4.8 Solving Equations Containing Fractions

Problem Recognition Exercises – Comparing Equations and Expressions
Group Activity – Card Games with Fractions

Chapter 5 Decimals

5.1 Decimal Notation and Rounding

5.2 Addition and Subtraction of Decimals

5.3 Multiplication of Decimals and Applications with Circles

5.4 Division of Decimals

Problem Recognition Exercises – Operations on Decimals

5.5 Fractions, Decimals, and the Order of Operations

5.6 Solving Equations Containing Decimals

5.7 Mean, Median, and Mode

Group Activity – Purchasing from a Catalog

Chapter 6 Ratio and Proportion

6.1 Ratios

6.2 Rates

6.3 Proportions

Problem Recognition Exercises: Operations on Fractions Versus Solving Proportions

6.4 Applications of Proportions and Similar Figures

Group Activity – Investigating Probability

Chapter 7 Percents

7.1 Percents, Fractions, and Decimals

7.2 Percent Proportions and Applications

7.3 Percent Equations and Applications

Problem Recognition Exercises – Percents

7.4 Applications of Sales Tax, Commission, Discount, Markup, and Percent Increase and Decrease

7.5 Simple and Compound Interest

Group Activity – Tracking Stocks

Chapter 8 Measurement and Geometry

8.1 U.S. Customary Units of Measurement

8.2 Metric Units of Measurement

8.3 Converting Between U.S. Customary and Metric Units

Problem Recognition Exercises – U.S. Customary and Metric Conversions

8.4 Medical Applications Involving Measurement

8.5 Lines and Angles

8.6 Triangles and the Pythagorean Theorem

8.7 Perimeter, Circumference, and Area

Problem Recognition Exercises – Area, Perimeter, and Circumference

8.8 Volume and Surface Area

Group Activity – Remodeling the Classroom

Chapter 9 Graphs and Statistics

9.1 Rectangular Coordinate System

9.2 Graphing Two Variable Equations

9.3 Tables, Bar Graphs, Pictographs, and Line Graphs

9.4 Frequency Distributions and Histograms

9.5 Circle Graphs

9.6 Introduction to Probability

Group Activity – Creating a Statistical Report

Chapter 10 Exponents and Polynomials

10.1 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials

10.2 Multiplication Properties of Exponents

10.3 Multiplication of Polynomials

Problem Recognition Exercises – Operations on Polynomials and Exponential Expressions

10.4 Introduction to Factoring

10.5 Negative Exponents and the Quotient Rule for Exponents

10.6 Scientific Notation

Group Activity – Evaluating and Interpreting a Polynomial Model

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