Basic Mathematics A Text/Workbook

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-01-06
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Pat McKeague's seventh edition of BASIC MATHEMATICS is the book for the modern user like you. Like its predecessors, the seventh 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 and Area
Division with Whole Numbers
Exponents and Order of Operations
Area and Volume
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
Decimal Notation and Place Value
Addition and Subtraction with Decimals
Multiplication with Decimals
Circumference and Area of a Circle
Division with Decimals
Fractions and Decimals, and the Volume of a Sphere
Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem
Ratio and Proportion
Ratios, Rates, and Unit Pricing
Similar Figures
Percents, Decimals, and Fractions
Basic Percent Problems
General Applications of Percents
Sales Tax and Commission
Percent Increase or Decrease, and Discount
Unit Analysis I: Length
Unit Analysis II: Area and Volume
Unit Analysis III: Weight
Converting Between the Two Systems and Temperature
Time Operations with Units of Measure
Introduction to Algebra
Positive and Negative Numbers
Addition with Negative Numbers
Subtraction with Negative Numbers
Multiplication with Negative Numbers
Division with Negative Numbers
Solving Equations
The Distributive Property and Algebraic Expressions
The Addition Property of Equality
Linear Equations in One Variable
One Hundred Addition Facts
One Hundred Multiplication Facts
Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation
Solution to Selected Practice Problems
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems, and Chapter Tests
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