9780495559917

Prealgebra A Text/Workbook

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495559917

  • ISBN10:

    0495559911

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/31/2008
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Summary

Pat McKeague's sixth edition of PREALGEBRA is the book for the modern student like you. Like its predecessors, the sixth edition is clear, concise, and patient in explaining the concepts. This new edition contains hundreds of new and updated examples and applications, a redesign that includes cleaner graphics and images (some from Google Earth) that allow you to see the connection between mathematics and your world. This includes references to contemporary topics like gas prices and some of today's most forward thinking companies like Google.

Table of Contents

Whole Numbers
Place Value and Names for Numbers
Addition with Whole Numbers, and Perimeter
Rounding Numbers, Estimating Answers, and Displaying Information
Subtraction with Whole Numbers
Multiplication with Whole Numbers
Division with Whole Numbers
Exponents, Order of Operations, and Averages
Area and Volume
Introduction to Algebra
Positive and Negative Numbers
Addition with Negative Numbers
Subtraction with Negative Numbers
Multiplication with Negative Numbers
Division with Negative Numbers
Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
Fractions and Mixed Numbers
The Meaning and Properties of Fractions
Prime Numbers, Factors, and Reducing to Lowest Terms
Multiplication with Fractions, and the Area of a Triangle
Division with Fractions
Addition and Subtraction with Fractions
Mixed-Number Notation
Multiplication and Division with Mixed Numbers
Addition and Subtraction with Mixed Numbers
Combinations of Operations and Complex Fractions
Solving Equations
The Distributive Property and Algebraic Expressions
The Addition Property of Equality
The Multiplication Property of Equality
Linear Equations in One Variable
Applications
Evaluating Formulas
Paired Data and Equations in Two Variables
The Rectangular Coordinate System
Graphing Straight Lines
Decimals
Decimal Notation and Place Value
Addition and Subtraction with Decimals
Multiplication with Decimals
Division with Decimals
Fractions and Decimals
Equations Containing Decimals
Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem
Ratio and Proportion
Ratios
Rates and Units Pricing
Proportions
Applications of Proportions
Similar Figures
Percent
Percents, Decimals, and Fractions
Basic Percent Problems
General Applications of Percent
Sales Tax and Commission
Percent Increase or Decrease and Discount
Interest
Pie Charts
Measurement
Unit Analysis I: Length
Unit Analysis II: Area and Volume
Unit Analysis III: Weight
Converting Between the Two Systems and Temperature
Operations with time and Mixed Units
Exponents and Polynomials, an Introduction
Multiplication Properties of Exponents
Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
Multiplying Polynomials: An Introduction
Negative Exponents
Scientific Notation
More about Scientific Notation
Appendixes
One Hundred Addition Facts
One Hundred Multiplication Facts
Solution to Selected Practice Problems
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems, and Chapter Tests
Index
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