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  • Edition: 2nd
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  • Copyright: 2014-01-24
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Table of Contents

Prealgebra, 2nd Edition

Chapter 1:  Whole Numbers

1.1 Study Tips Group Activity: Becoming a Successful Student1.2   Introduction to Whole Numbers1.3    Addition and Subtraction of Whole Numbers and Perimeter1.4     Rounding and Estimating1.5    Multiplication of Whole Numbers and Area1.6    Division of Whole Numbers Problem Recognition Exercises – Operations on Whole Numbers1.7   Exponents, Algebraic Expressions, and the Order of Operations1.8  Mixed Applications and Computing Mean

Chapter 2:  Integers and Algebraic Expressions

2.1  Integers, Absolute Value, and Opposite2.2   Addition of Integers2.3    Subtraction of Integers2.4    Multiplication and Division of Integers Problem Recognition Exercises – Operations on Integers2.5 Order of Operations and Algebraic Expressions Group Activity: Checking Weather Predictions

Chapter 3:  Solving Equations 

3.1  Simplifying Expressions and Combining Like Terms3.2  Addition and Subtraction Properties of Equality   3.3    Multiplication and Division Properties of Equality3.4 Solving Equations with Multiple Steps   Problem Recognition Exercises – Comparing Expressions and Equations3.5 Applications and Problem Solving Group Activity: Constructing Linear Equations  

Chapter 4:  Fractions and Mixed Numbers

4.1 Introduction to Fractions and Mixed Numbers4.2    Simplifying Fractions4.3    Multiplication and Division of Fractions4.4    Least Common Multiple and Equivalent Fractions4.5   Addition and Subtraction of Fractions4.6   Estimation and Operations on Mixed Numbers Problem Recognition Exercises – Operations on Fractions and Mixed Numbers4.7   Order of Operations and Complex Fractions4.8   Solving Equations Containing Fractions Problem Recognition Exercises – Comparing Expressions and Equations Group Activity: Card Games with Fractions

Chapter 5:  Decimals

5.1 Decimal Notation and Rounding5.2  Addition and Subtraction of Decimals5.3  Multiplication of Decimals and Applications with Circles5.4    Division of Decimals Problem Recognition Exercises – Operations on Decimals5.5  Fractions, Decimals, and the Order of Operations5.6    Solving Equations Containing Decimals5.7   Mean, Median, and Mode Group Activity: Purchasing from a Catalog

Chapter 6:  Ratio and Proportion

6.1   Ratios6.2    Rates and Unit Cost6.3    Proportions Problem Recognition Exercises – Operations on Fractions versus Solving Proportions6.4  Applications of Proportions and Similar Figures Group Activity: Investigating Probability

Chapter 7: Percents

7.1 Percents, Fractions, and Decimals7.2 Percent Proportions and Applications7.3 Percent Equations and Applications Problem Recognition Exercises – Percents7.4 Applications of Sales Tax, Commission, Discount, Markup, and Percent Increase and Decrease7.5 Simple and Compound Interest Group Activity: Tracking Stocks

Chapter 8: Measurement and Geometry

8.1 US Customary Units of Measurement8.2 Metric Units of Measurement8.3 Converting Between US Customary and Metric Units Problem Recognition Exercises – US Customary and Metric Conversions8.4 Medical Applications Involving Measurement8.5 Lines and Angles8.6 Triangles and the Pythagorean Theorem8.7 Perimeter, Circumference, and Area Problem Recognition Exercises – Area, Perimeter, and Circumference8.8 Volume and Surface Area Group Activity: Remodeling the Classroom

Chapter 9: Graphs and Statistics

9.1 Rectangular Coordinate System9.2 Graphing Two-Variable Equations9.3 Tables, Bar Graphs, Pictographs, and Line Graphs9.4 Frequency Distributions and Histograms9.5 Circle Graphs9.6 Introduction to Probability Group Activity: Creating a Statistical Report

Chapter 10: Exponents and Polynomials

10.1 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials10.2 Multiplication Properties of Exponents10.3 Multiplication of Polynomials Problem Recognition Exercises – Operations on Polynomials and Exponential Expressions10.4 Introduction to Factoring10.5 Negative Exponents and the Quotient Rule for Exponents10.6 Scientific Notation Group Activity: Evaluating and Interpreting a Polynomial Model

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