MyLab Math for Squires / Wyrick Prealgebra -- Access Card

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  • Copyright: 2013-04-02
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John Squires and Karen Wyrick have drawn upon their successes in the classroom and the lab as inspiration for MyMathLab for Prealgebra. This new MyMathLab®eCourse offers students a guided learning path through content that has been organized into small, manageable mini-modules. This course structure includes pre-made tutorials and assessments for every topic in the course, giving instructors an eCourse that can be easily set up and customized for a variety of learning environments.

Author Biography

John Squires has been teaching math for over 20 years. He was the architect of the nationally acclaimed “Do the Math” program at Cleveland State Community College and is now head of the math department at Chattanooga State Community College, where he is implementing course redesign throughout the department. John is the 2010 Cross Scholar for the League for Innovation and the author of the 13th Cross Paper which focuses on course redesign. As a redesign scholar for The National Center for Academic Transformation (NCAT), John speaks frequently on course redesign and has worked with both colleges and high schools on using technology to improve student learning.


Karen Wyrick is the current chair of the math department at Cleveland State Community College and has been teaching math there for over 18 years. She is an outstanding instructor, as students have selected her as the college’s best instructor more than once, and she was recently awarded a 2011 AMATYC Teaching Excellence Award. Karen played an integral role in Cleveland State’s Bellwether Award-winning “Do the Math” redesign project, and she speaks frequently on course redesign at colleges throughout the nation and also serves as a redesign scholar for The National Center for Academic Transformation (NCAT).

Table of Contents

MM1: Whole Numbers

1.1 Whole Numbers

1.2 Rounding

1.3 Adding Whole Numbers; Estimation

1.4 Subtracting Whole Numbers

1.5 Basic Problem Solving

1.6 Multiplying Whole Numbers

1.7 Dividing Whole Numbers

1.8 More with Multiplying and Dividing

1.9 Exponents

1.10 Order of Operations and Whole Numbers

1.11 More Problem Solving


MM2: Integers

2.1 Understanding Integers

2.2 Adding Integers

2.3 Subtracting Integers

2.4 Multiplying and Dividing Integers

2.5 Exponents and Integers

2.6 Order of Operation and Integers


MM3: Introduction to Algebra

3.1 Variables and Expressions

3.2 Like Terms

3.3 Distributing

3.4 Simplifying Expressions

3.5 Translating Words into Symbols


MM4: Equations

4.1 Equations and Solutions

4.2 Solving Equations by Adding or Subtracting

4.3 Solving Equations by Multiplying or Dividing

4.4 Solving Equations - Two Steps

4.5 Solving Equations - Multiple Steps

4.6 Translating Words into Equations

4.7 Applications of Equations


MM5: Factors and Fractions

5.1 Factors

5.2 Prime Factorization

5.3 Understanding Fractions

5.4 Simplifying Fractions - GCF and Factors Method

5.5 Simplifying Fractions - Prime Factors Method

5.6 Multiplying Fractions

5.7 Dividing Fractions


MM6: LCM and Fractions

6.1 Finding the LCM - List Method

6.2 Finding the LCM - GCF Method

6.3 Finding the LCM - Prime Factor Method

6.4 Writing Fractions with an LCD

6.5 Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions

6.6 Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions


MM7: Mixed Numbers

7.1 Changing a Mixed Number to an Improper Fraction

7.2 Changing an Improper Fraction to a Mixed Number

7.3 Multiplying Mixed Numbers

7.4 Dividing Mixed Numbers

7.5 Adding Mixed Numbers

7.6 Subtracting Mixed Numbers

7.7 Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers - Improper Fractions


MM8: Operations with Decimals

8.1 Decimal Notation

8.2 Comparing Decimals

8.3 Rounding Decimals

8.4 Adding and Subtracting Decimals

8.5 Multiplying Decimals

8.6 Dividing Decimals


MM9: More with Fractions and Decimals

9.1 Order of Operations and Fractions

9.2 Order of Operations and Decimals

9.3 Converting Fractions to Decimals

9.4 Converting Decimals to Fractions

9.5 Solving Equations Involving Fractions

9.6 Solving Equations Involving Decimals


MM10: Ratios, Rates, and Percents

10.1 Ratios

10.2 Rates

10.3 Proportions

10.4 Percent Notation

10.5 Percent and Decimal Conversions

10.6 Percent and Fraction Conversions

10.7 The Percent Equation

10.8 The Percent Proportion

10.9 Percent Applications


MM11: U.S. and Metric Measurement

11.1 U.S. Length

11.2 U.S. Weight and Capacity

11.3 Metric Length

11.4 Metric Mass and Capacity

11.5 Converting Between U.S. and Metric Units

11.6 Time and Temperature


MM12: Introduction to Geometry

12.1 Lines and Angles

12.2 Figures

12.3 Perimeter - Definitions and Units

12.4 Finding Perimeter

12.5 Area - Definitions and Units

12.6 Finding Area

12.7 Understanding Circles

12.8 Finding Circumference

12.9 Finding Area - Circles


MM13: More Geometry

13.1 Volume - Definitions and units

13.2 Finding Volume

13.3 Square Roots

13.4 The Pythagorean Theorem

13.5 Similar Figures

13.6 Finding Missing Lengths

13.7 Congruent Triangles

13.8 Applications of Equations and Geometric Figures


MM14: Statistics

14.1 Bar Graphs

14.2 Line Graphs

14.3 Circle Graphs

14.4 Mean

14.5 Median

14.6 Mode

14.7 Introduction to Probability


MM15: Introduction to Graphing

15.1 The Rectangular Coordinate System

15.2 Graphing Linear Equations by Plotting Points

15.3 Graphing Horizontal and Vertical Lines

15.4 Slope and Rate of Change


MM16: Polynomials

16.1 Introduction to Polynomials

16.2 Adding Polynomials

16.3 Subtracting Polynomials

16.4 Multiplying Polynomials

16.5 Factoring Polynomials

16.6 Scientific Notation


Appendix A: Additional Topics

A.1 Graphing Inequalities in One Variable

A.2 Graphing Linear Equations Using Intercepts


Appendix B: Consumer Finance Applications

B.1 Balancing a Checking Account

B.2 Determining the Best Deal when Purchasing a Vehicle

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