9780134718033

Basic College Math, Books a la Carte Edition

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    9780134718033

  • ISBN10:

    0134718038

  • Edition: 13th
  • Format: Loose-leaf
  • Copyright: 2018-04-05
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Math hasn’t changed, but students — and the way they learn — have. In this revision of the Bittinger Worktext Series, the Bittinger author team brings their extensive experience to developmental math courses, paired with thoughtful integration of technology and content. The Bittinger Series enables students to get the most out of their course through their updated learning path, and new engaging exercises to support various types of student learning.  


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Author Biography

Marvin Bittinger has been teaching math at the university level for more than thirty-eight years. Since 1968, he has been employed at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis, and is now professor emeritus of mathematics education. Professor Bittinger has authored over 190 publications on topics ranging from basic mathematics to algebra and trigonometry to applied calculus. He received his BA in mathematics from Manchester College and his PhD in mathematics education from Purdue University. Special honors include Distinguished Visiting Professor at the United States Air Force Academy and his election to the Manchester College Board of Trustees from 1992 to 1999. Professor Bittinger has also had the privilege of speaking at many mathematics conventions, most recently giving a lecture entitled "Baseball and Mathematics." His hobbies include hiking in Utah, baseball, golf, and bowling. In addition, he also has an interest in philosophy and theology, in particular, apologetics. Professor Bittinger currently lives in Carmel, Indiana with his wife Elaine. He has two grown and married sons, Lowell and Chris, and four granddaughters.


Judy Beecher has an undergraduate degree in mathematics from Indiana University and a graduate degree in mathematics from Purdue University. She has taught at both the high school and college levels with many years of developmental math and precalculus teaching experience at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis. In addition to her career in textbook publishing, she spends time traveling, enjoying her grandchildren, and promoting charity projects for a children's camp.


Barbara Johnson has a BS in mathematics from Bob Jones University and a MS in mathematics from Clemson University, and she is currently pursuing a PhD in Educational Studies at Ball State University. She has taught high school and college math for 30 years, and she enjoys the challenge of helping each student grow in appreciation for and understanding of mathematics. As a Purdue Master Gardener, she also enjoys helping others learn gardening skills. Believing that the best teacher is always learning, she is also a student of karate.

Table of Contents

Index of Applications

Preface


1 Whole Numbers

1.1 Standard Notation

1.2 Addition

1.3 Subtraction

1.4 Multiplication

1.5 Division

Mid-Chapter Review

1.6 Rounding and Estimating; Order

1.7 Solving Equations

1.8 Applications and Problem Solving

Translating for Success

1.9 Exponential Notation and Order of Operations

Summary and Review

Test


2 Fraction Notation: Multiplication and Division

2.1 Factorizations

2.2 Divisibility

2.3 Fractions and Fraction Notation

2.4 Multiplication and Applications

2.5 Simplifying

Mid-Chapter Review

2.6 Multiplying, Simplifying, and Applications

2.7 Division and Applications

Translating for Success

Summary and Review

Test


3 Fraction Notation and Mixed Numerals

3.1 Least Common Multiples

3.2 Addition and Applications

3.3 Subtraction, Order, and Applications

Translating for Success

3.4 Mixed Numerals

Mid-Chapter Review

3.5 Addition and Subtraction Using Mixed Numerals; Applications

3.6 Multiplication and Division Using Mixed Numerals; Applications

Translating for Success

3.7 Order of Operations, Complex Fractions, and Estimation

Summary and Review

Test

Cumulative Review


4 Decimal Notation

4.1 Decimal Notation, Order, and Rounding

4.2 Addition and Subtraction

4.3 Multiplication

4.4 Division

Mid-Chapter Review

4.5 Converting from Fraction Notation to Decimal Notation

4.6 Estimating

4.7 Applications and Problem Solving

Translating for Success

Summary and Review

Test

Cumulative Review


5 Ratio and Proportion

5.1 Introduction to Ratios

5.2 Rates and Unit Prices

5.3 Proportions

Mid-Chapter Review

5.4 Applications of Proportions

Translating for Success

5.5 Geometric Applications

Summary and Review

Test

Cumulative Review


6 Percent Notation

6.1 Percent Notation

6.2 Percent Notation and Fraction Notation

6.3 Solving Percent Problems Using Percent Equations

6.4 Solving Percent Problems Using Proportions

Mid-Chapter Review

6.5 Applications of Percent

Translating for Success

6.6 Sales Tax, Commission, and Discount

6.7 Simple Interest and Compound Interest; Credit Cards

Summary and Review

Test

Cumulative Review


7 Data, Graphs, and Statistics

7.1 Interpreting Data from Tables and Graphs

7.2 Interpreting and Drawing Bar Graphs and Line Graphs

7.3 Descriptive Statistics

Mid-Chapter Review

7.4 Frequency Distributions and Histograms

7.5 Probability

Translating for Success

Summary and Review

Test

Cumulative Review


8 Measurement

8.1 Linear Measures: American Units

8.2 Linear Measures: The Metric System

8.3 Converting Between American Units and Metric Units

Mid-Chapter Review

8.4 Weight and Mass; Medical Applications

8.5 Capacity: Medical Applications

8.6 Time and Temperature

8.7 Converting Units of Area

Translating for Success

Summary and Review

Test

Cumulative Review


9 Geometry

9.1 Perimeter

9.2 Area

9.3 Circles

Mid-Chapter Review

9.4 Volume

9.5 Angles and Triangles

9.6 Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem

Translating for Success

Summary and Review

Test

Cumulative Review


10 Real Numbers

10.1 The Real Numbers

10.2 Addition of Real Numbers

10.3 Subtraction of Real Numbers 

Mid-Chapter Review

10.4 Multiplication of Real Numbers

10.5 Division of Real Numbers and Order of Operations

Translating for Success

Summary and Review

Test

Cumulative Review


11 Algebra: Solving Equations and Problems

11.1 Introduction to Algebra

11.2 Solving Equations: The Addition Principle

11.3 Solving Equations: The Multiplication Principle

Mid-Chapter Review

11.4 Using the Principles Together

11.5 Clearing Fractions and Decimals

11.6 Applications and Problem Solving

Translating for Success

Summary and Review

Test

Cumulative Review


Answers

Glossary

Photo Credits

Index

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