9780673676313

Basic Mathematics for College Students

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  • ISBN13:

    9780673676313

  • ISBN10:

    0673676315

  • Edition: CUS SUB
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-07-01
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div

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Table of Contents

Preface vii
Using Mathematics to Solve Problems
1(96)
Numbers in the News
3(16)
Rediscovering Mathematics: Numbers and Operations
19(10)
Rounding and Estimation
29(10)
Problem Solving Using Mathematics
39(12)
Fractions--An Overview
51(12)
Introduction to Decimals
63(8)
Rounding and Comparing Decimals
71(10)
Adding and Subtracting Decimals; Applications
81(16)
Review
91(6)
More Problem Solving
97(106)
Problem Solving and Multiplication
99(14)
Exponents
113(8)
Large Numbers and Powers of Ten
121(10)
Square Roots
131(6)
Problem Solving and Division
137(18)
Problem Solving Using Order of Operations
155(14)
Using Formulas
169(12)
Fractions and Decimals: The Need for Both
181(22)
Review
199(4)
Multiplication and Division of Fractions
203(48)
Prime Numbers and Prime Factoring
205(8)
Reducing Fractions
213(6)
Multiplying Fractions
219(6)
Dividing Fractions
225(6)
Applications: Multiplication and Division of Fractions
231(20)
Review
247(4)
Addition and Subtraction of Fractions
251(56)
Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions
253(6)
Equivalent Fractions
259(6)
Finding the Least Common Denominator
265(8)
Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators
273(6)
Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators
279(6)
Applications: Addition and Subtraction of Fractions
285(8)
Combined Operations; Order
293(14)
Review
303(4)
The Integers
307(46)
Integers and the Number Line
309(6)
Addition of Integers
315(8)
Subtraction of Integers
323(6)
Multiplying and Dividing Integers
329(6)
Order of Operations
335(6)
Scientific Notation
341(12)
Review
349(4)
Ratio and Proportion
353(72)
Solving Equations
355(8)
The Meaning of Ratio
363(8)
Ratio as a Rate
371(4)
Rewriting Ratios Involving Fractions and Decimals as Ratios of Whole Numbers
375(6)
Applications of Ratios
381(8)
Circles
389(12)
Introduction to Proportion
401(4)
Solving Proportions
405(6)
Applications
411(14)
Review
421(4)
Percents
425(92)
The Meaning of a Percent
427(6)
Decimals and Percents
433(4)
Fractions and Percents
437(10)
Identifying the Three Numbers in a Percent Problem
447(6)
Mental Computations Involving Common Percents
453(12)
Solving the Percent Equation
465(10)
Applications of Percent
475(12)
Commission, Discount, and Percent Increase and Decrease
487(14)
Simple and Compound Interest
501(16)
Review
511(6)
Appendix A 517(8)
Answer Section 525(12)
Index 537

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