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Transition Mathematics, 1995,9780673457455

Transition Mathematics, 1995

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9780673457455

ISBN10:
0673457451
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Pub. Date:
10/1/1995
Publisher(s):
PRENTICE HALL SCHOOL GROUP
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ii
The University of Chicago School Mathematics Project iv
Table of Contents
vi
To the Student 1(3)
Decimal Notation
4(58)
Decimals for Whole Numbers
6(4)
Decimals for Numbers Between Whole Numbers
10(6)
Estimating by Rounding Up or Rounding Down
16(5)
Estimating by Rounding to the Nearest
21(5)
Knowing Your Calculator
26(5)
Decimals for Simple Fractions
31(6)
Decimals for Mixed Numbers
37(4)
Negative Numbers
41(5)
Comparing Numbers
46(4)
Equal Fractions
50(12)
Projects
55(2)
Summary and Vocabulary
57(1)
Progress Self-Test
58(1)
Chapter Review
59(3)
Large and Small Numbers
62(54)
Multiplying by 10, 100,...
64(4)
Powers
68(5)
Scientific Notation for Large Numbers
73(5)
Multiplying by 1/10, 1/100,...
78(6)
Percent of a Quantity
84(5)
From Decimals to Fractions and Percents
89(4)
Circle Graphs
93(6)
More Powers of Ten
99(6)
In-Class Activity: Scientific Notation for Small Numbers
104(1)
Scientific Notation for Small Numbers
105(11)
Projects
109(2)
Summary and Vocabulary
111(1)
Progress Self-Test
112(1)
Chapter Review
113(3)
Measurement
116(58)
Measuring Length
118(7)
Converting Lengths
125(5)
Weight and Capacity in the Customary System of Measurement
130(5)
The Metric System of Measurement
135(5)
Converting Between Systems
140(5)
Measuring Angles
145(8)
In-class Activity: Kinds of Angles
152(1)
Kinds of Angles
153(5)
Measuring Area
158(5)
Measuring Volume
163(11)
Projects
167(2)
Summary and Vocabulary
169(1)
Progress Self-Test
170(1)
Chapter Review
171(3)
Uses of Variables
174(62)
Order of Operations
176(6)
Describing Patterns with Variables
182(5)
Translating Words to Algebraic Expressions
187(6)
Evaluating Algebraic Expressions
193(4)
Parentheses
197(6)
Grouping Symbols
203(5)
Formulas
208(6)
In-class Activity: Relative Frequency
213(1)
Probability
214(5)
Open Sentences
219(5)
Inequalities
224(12)
Projects
229(2)
Summary and Vocabulary
231(1)
Progress Self-Test
232(1)
Chapter Review
233(3)
Patterns Leading to Addition
236(64)
Models for Addition
238(6)
Zero and Opposites
244(4)
Rules for Adding Positive and Negative Numbers
248(6)
In-class Activity: Combining Turns
253(1)
Combining Turns
254(6)
Adding Positive and Negative Fractions
260(6)
Adding Probabilities
266(5)
The Commutative and Associative Properties
271(5)
Solving x + a = b
276(7)
In-class Activity: Polygons
282(1)
Polygons
283(5)
Adding Lengths
288(12)
Projects
293(2)
Summary and Vocabulary
295(1)
Progress Self-Test
296(1)
Chapter Review
297(3)
Problem-Solving Strategies
300(44)
Being a Good Problem Solver
302(5)
Read Carefully
307(4)
Draw a Picture
311(4)
Trial and Error
315(5)
Make a Table
320(5)
Use a Spreadsheet
325(7)
Special Cases and Simpler Numbers
332(12)
Projects
338(2)
Summary and Vocabulary
340(1)
Progress Self-Test
341(1)
Chapter Review
342(2)
Patterns Leading to Subtraction
344(62)
Two Models for Subtraction
346(6)
The Slide Model for Subtraction
352(6)
Solving x - a = b
358(4)
Solving a - x = b
362(5)
Counting and Probability with Overlap
367(8)
In-class Activity: Angles and Lines
374(1)
Angles and Lines
375(6)
Angles and Parallel Lines
381(6)
Special Quadrilaterals
387(6)
The Triangle-Sum Property
393(13)
Projects
399(2)
Summary and Vocabulary
401(1)
Progress Self-Test
402(1)
Chapter Review
403(3)
Displays
406(60)
Graphs and Other Displays
408(7)
Bar Graphs
415(6)
Coordinate Graphs
421(7)
Graphing Lines
428(7)
In-class Activity: Translations (Slides)
434(1)
Translations (Slides)
435(5)
Reflections
440(6)
Reflection Symmetry
446(6)
Tessellations
452(14)
Projects
458(2)
Summary and Vocabulary
460(1)
Progress Self-Test
461(2)
Chapter Review
463(3)
Patterns Leading to Multiplication
466(62)
The Area Model for Multiplication
468(8)
Volumes of Rectangular Solids
476(6)
Multiplication of Fractions
482(6)
Multiplying Probabilities
488(5)
The Rate Factor Model for Multiplication
493(6)
Multiplication with Negative Numbers and Zero
499(6)
Size Changes---Expansions
505(6)
Size Changes---Contractions
511(5)
Picturing Multiplication with Negative Numbers
516(12)
Projects
521(2)
Summary and Vocabulary
523(1)
Progress Self-Test
524(1)
Chapter Review
525(3)
Multiplication and Other Operations
528(62)
Multiplication as Shortcut Addition
530(5)
Solving ax = b
535(5)
Using ax = b
540(4)
Solving ax + b = c
544(6)
Solving ax + b = c when a Is Negative
550(5)
The Distributive Property
555(6)
The Surface Area of a Box
561(5)
Dimensions and Units
566(5)
Areas of Triangles
571(6)
Areas of Trapezoids
577(13)
Projects
582(2)
Summary and Vocabulary
584(1)
Progress Self-Test
585(2)
Chapter Review
587(3)
Patterns Leading to Division
590(50)
Integer Division
592(5)
The Rate Model for Division
597(4)
Division of Fractions
601(5)
Division with Negative Numbers
606(5)
The Ratio Comparison Model for Division
611(4)
Proportions
615(5)
The Means-Extremes Property
620(6)
In-class Activity: Proportions in Similar Figures
625(1)
Proportions in Similar Figures
626(4)
Proportional Thinking
630(10)
Projects
634(2)
Summary and Vocabulary
636(1)
Progress Self-Test
637(1)
Chapter Review
638(2)
Real Numbers, Area, and Volume
640(50)
Converting Decimals to Fractions
642(4)
Square Roots
646(6)
In-class Activity: The Pythagorean Theorem
651(1)
The Pythagorean Theorem
652(6)
In-class Activity: The Circumference of a Circle
657(1)
The Circumference of a Circle
658(6)
The Area of a Circle
664(6)
Surface Areas of Cylinders and Prisms
670(5)
Volumes of Cylinders and Prisms
675(5)
Spheres
680(10)
Projects
684(2)
Summary and Vocabulary
686(1)
Progress Self-Test
687(1)
Chapter Review
688(2)
Coordinate Graphs and Equations
690(42)
Graphing y = ax + b
692(7)
In-class Activity: Using an Automatic Grapher
698(1)
Situations Leading to ax + b = cx + d
699(5)
Solving ax + b = cx + d
704(5)
Fractions and Relative Frequencies Revisited
709(5)
Graphs of Formulas
714(5)
Graphs of Equations with Symbols for Rounding
719(13)
Projects
725(2)
Summary and Vocabulary
727(1)
Progress Self-Test
728(1)
Chapter Review
729(3)
Selected Answers 732(23)
Glossary 755(9)
Index 764(9)
List of Symbols 773(1)
Photo Acknowledgments 774


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