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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-01-01
  • Publisher: Addison Wesley
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Prealgebra, Second Edition, helps students not only learn but also retain, mathematical concepts - an important challenge that math instruction must meet in order to ensure the current and future success of mathematics students. A strong revision that includes a new design, a new art program, and key content enhancements, our text incorporates a careful development of mathematical concepts, a focus on the ""why"" behind the mathematics, and a problem-solving approach that can be applied in all math courses, as well as in everyday life. Refine pedagogy and an enhanced supplements package also provide maximum help and support for both instructors and students.

Table of Contents

Whole Numbers
Standard Notation
Rounding and Estimating; Order
Multiplication and Area
Solving Equations
Applications and Problem Solving
Exponential Notation and Order of Operations
Introduction to Integers and Algebraic Expressions
Integers and the Number Line
Addition of Integers
Subtraction of Integers
Multiplication of Integers
Division of Integers
Introduction to Algebra and Expressions
Like Terms and Perimeter
Solving Equations
Fraction Notation: Multiplication and Division
Multiples and Divisibility
Fractions and Fraction Notation Multiplication of Fractions
Multiplying, Simplifying, and More with Area
Reciprocals and Division
Solving Equations: The Multiplication Principle
Fraction Notation: Addition and Subtraction
Least Common Multiplies
Addition, Order, and Applications
Subtraction, Equations, and Applications
Solving Equations: Using the Principles Together
Mixed Numerals
Addition and Subtraction of Mixed Numerals; Applications
Multiplication and Division of Mixed Numerals; Applications
Decimal Notation
Decimal Notation
Addition and Subtraction with Decimals
Multiplication of Decimals
Division of Decimals
More with Fraction Notation and Decimal Notation
Solving Equations
Applications and Problem Solving
Introduction to Graphing and Statistics
Tables and Pictographs
Bar Graphs and Line Graphs
Ordered Pairs and Equations in Two Variables
Graphing Linear Equations
Means, Medians, and Modes
Predictions and Probability
Ratio and Proportion
Introduction to Ratios
Rates and Unit Prices
Applications of Proportions
Geometric Applications
Percent Notation
Percent Notation
Solving Percent Problems Using Proportions
Solving Percent Problems Using Equations
Applications of Percent
Sales Tax, Commission, and Discount
Simple and Compound Interest
Interest Rates on Credit Cards and Loans
Geometry and Measurement
Systems of Linear Measurement
Converting Units of Area
More with Perimeter and Area
Volume and Capacity
Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem
Weight, Mass, and Temperature
Medical Applications 10
Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials
Introduction to Multiplying and Factoring Polynomials
More Multiplication of Polynomials
Integers as Exponents
Scientific Notation
Developmental Units
A Addition
S Subtraction
M Multiplication
D Division
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