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Mathematics for Elementary Teachers

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  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Loose-leaf
  • Copyright: 2013-09-16
  • Publisher: Wiley

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Mathematics for Elementary Teachers, 10th Edition establishes a solid math foundation for future teachers. Thoroughly revised with a clean, engaging design, the new 10th Edition of Musser, Peterson, and Burgers best-selling textbook focuses on one primary goal: helping students develop a deep understanding of mathematical concepts so they can teach with knowledge and confidence. The components in this complete learning program--from the textbook, to the e-Manipulative activities, to the Childrens Videos, to the online problem-solving tools, resource-rich website and Enhanced WileyPLUS--work in harmony to help achieve this goal. WileyPLUS sold separately from text. 

Author Biography

Gary Musser is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at Oregon State University. Professor Musser has published 40 papers in many journals, including the PACIFIC JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICS. Blake E. Peterson is the author of Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach, Binder Ready Version, 10th Edition, published by Wiley.

Table of Contents

Preface xi

1 Introduction to Problem Solving 2

1.1 The Problem-Solving Process and Strategies 5

1.2 Three Additional Strategies 21

2 Sets, Whole Numbers, and Numeration 42

2.1 Sets as a Basis for Whole Numbers 45

2.2 Whole Numbers and Numeration 57

2.3 The Hindu–Arabic System 67

3 Whole Numbers: Operations and Properties 84

3.1 Addition and Subtraction 87

3.2 Multiplication and Division 101

3.3 Ordering and Exponents 116

4 Whole Number Computation—Mental, Electronic, and Written 128

4.1 Mental Math, Estimation, and Calculators 131

4.2 Written Algorithms for Whole-Number Operations 145

4.3 Algorithms in Other Bases 162

5 Number Theory 174

5.1 Primes, Composites, and Tests for Divisibility 177

5.2 Counting Factors, Greatest Common Factor, and Least Common Multiple 190

6 Fractions 206

6.1 The Set of Fractions 209

6.2 Fractions: Addition and Subtraction 223

6.3 Fractions: Multiplication and Division 233

7 Decimals, Ratio, Proportion, and Percent 250

7.1 Decimals 253

7.2 Operations with Decimals 262

7.3 Ratio and Proportion 274

7.4 Percent 283

8 Integers 302

8.1 Addition and Subtraction 305

8.2 Multiplication, Division, and Order 318

9 Rational Numbers, Real Numbers, and Algebra 338

9.1 The Rational Numbers 341

9.2 The Real Numbers 358

9.3 Relations and Functions 375

9.4 Functions and Their Graphs 391

10 Statistics 412

10.1 Statistical Problem Solving 415

10.2 Analyze and Interpret Data 440

10.3 Misleading Graphs and Statistics 460

11 Probability 484

11.1 Probability and Simple Experiments 487

11.2 Probability and Complex Experiments 502

11.3 Additional Counting Techniques 518

11.4 Simulation, Expected Value, Odds, and Conditional Probability 528

12 Geometric Shapes 546

12.1 Recognizing Geometric Shapes—Level 0 549

12.2 Analyzing Geometric Shapes—Level 1 564

12.3 Relationships between Geometric Shapes—Level 2 579

12.4 An Introduction to a Formal Approach to Geometry 589

12.5 Regular Polygons, Tessellations, and Circles 605

12.6 Describing Three-Dimensional Shapes 620

13 Measurement 644

13.1 Measurement with Nonstandard and Standard Units 647

13.2 Length and Area 665

13.3 Surface Area 686

13.4 Volume 696

14 Geometry Using Triangle Congruence and Similarity 716

14.1 Congruence of Triangles 719

14.2 Similarity of Triangles 729

14.3 Basic Euclidean Constructions 742

14.4 Additional Euclidean Constructions 755

14.5 Geometric Problem Solving Using Triangle Congruence and Similarity 765

15 Geometry Using Coordinates 780

15.1 Distance and Slope in the Coordinate Plane 783

15.2 Equations and Coordinates 795

15.3 Geometric Problem Solving Using Coordinates 807

16 Geometry Using Transformations 820

16.1 Transformations 823

16.2 Congruence and Similarity Using Transformations 846

16.3 Geometric Problem Solving Using Transformations 863

Epilogue: An Eclectic Approach to Geometry 877

Topic 1. Elementary Logic 881

Topic 2. Clock Arithmetic: A Mathematical System 891

Answers to Exercise/Problem Sets A and B, Chapter Reviews, Chapter Tests, and Topics Section A1

Index i1

Contents of Book Companion Web Site

Resources for Technology Problems


Spreadsheet Activities

Geometer’s Sketchpad Activities

Technology Tutorials


Geometer’s Sketchpad

Programming in Logo

Graphing Calculators


Algebraic Reasoning

Children’s Literature

Introduction to Graph Theory

Additional Resources

Guide to Problem Solving

Problems for Writing/Discussion

Research Articles

Web Links


Book Overview

Author Walk-Through Videos

Children’s Videos

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