# Prealgebra (with CD-ROM and iLrn™ Tutorial)

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## 0534464041

• Edition: 5th
• Format: Paperback
• Copyright: 2004-11-15
• Publisher: Brooks Cole
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### Summary

You'll develop a thorough understanding of the concepts essential to success in mathematics with PREALGEBRA, 5th Edition. Each chapter-opening application is used as a common thread to introduce new concepts. Diagrams, charts, and graphs make it easier to grasp the material. McKeague's unique and successful EPAS system of Example, Practice, Answer, and Solution prepares you for working the problem sets. Your textbook purchase also includes a range of online and CD-ROM learning tools, including iLrn Testing and Tutorial, Personal Tutor with SMARTHINKING live online tutoring, the Digital Video Companion CD-ROM with MathCue, and a Book Companion Web Site.

### Table of Contents

Preface to the Instructor viii
Preface to the Student xiv
Chapter 1 Whole Numbers
 Chapter 1 Pretest
1(96)
 1.1 Place Value and Names for Numbers
5(10)
 1.2 Addition with Whole Numbers, and Perimeter
15(12)
 1.3 Rounding Numbers, Estimating Answers, and Displaying Information
27(10)
 1.4 Subtraction with Whole Numbers
37(10)
 1.5 Multiplication with Whole Numbers
47(14)
 1.6 Division with Whole Numbers
61(10)
 1.7 Exponents, Order of Operations, and Averages
71(14)
 1.8 Area and Volume
85(12)
 Summary
97(2)
 Review
99(4)
 Test
103(2)
 Projects
105(2)
Chapter 2 Introduction to Algebra
 Getting Ready for Chapter 2
107(1)
 Chapter 2 Pretest
108(53)
 2.1 Positive and Negative Numbers
111(10)
 2.2 Addition with Negative Numbers
121(8)
 2.3 Subtraction with Negative Numbers
129(10)
 2.4 Multiplication with Negative Numbers
139(10)
 2.5 Division with Negative Numbers
149(6)
 2.6 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
155(6)
 Summary
161(1)
 Review
162(2)
 Cumulative Review
164(2)
 Test
166(2)
 Projects
168(3)
Chapter 3 Fractions and Mixed Numbers
 Getting Ready for Chapter 3
171(1)
 Chapter 3 Pretest
172(83)
 3.1 The Meaning and Properties of Fractions
175(10)
 3.2 Prime Numbers, Factors, and Reducing to Lowest Terms
185(8)
 3.3 Multiplication with Fractions, and the Area of a Triangle
193(12)
 3.4 Division with Fractions
205(8)
 3.5 Addition and Subtraction with Fractions
213(12)
 3.6 Mixed-Number Notation
225(8)
 3.7 Multiplication and Division with Mixed Numbers
233(6)
 3.8 Addition and Subtraction with Mixed Numbers
239(8)
 3.9 Combinations of Operations and Complex Fractions
247(8)
 Summary
255(3)
 Review
258(2)
 Cumulative Review
260(2)
 Test
262(2)
 Projects
264(3)
Chapter 4 Solving Equations
 Getting Ready for Chapter 4
267(1)
 Chapter 4 Pretest
268(85)
 4.1 The Distributive Property and Algebraic Expressions
271(10)
 4.2 The Addition Property of Equality
281(8)
 4.3 The Multiplication Property of Equality
289(8)
 4.4 Linear Equations in One Variable
297(8)
 4.5 Applications
305(10)
 4.6 Evaluating Formulas
315(10)
 4.7 Paired Data and Equations in Two Variables
325(8)
 4.8 The Rectangular Coordinate System
333(8)
 4.9 Graphing Straight Lines
341(12)
 Summary
353(2)
 Review
355(2)
 Cumulative Review
357(2)
 Test
359(2)
 Projects
361(2)
Chapter 5 Decimals
 Getting Ready for Chapter 5
363(1)
 Chapter 5 Pretest
364(87)
 5.1 Decimal Notation and Place Value
367(8)
 5.2 Addition and Subtraction with Decimals
375(12)
 5.3 Multiplication with Decimals; Circumference and Area of a Circle
387(12)
 5.4 Division with Decimals
399(12)
 5.5 Fractions and Decimals, and the Volume of a Sphere
411(12)
 5.6 Equations Containing Decimals
423(6)
 5.7 Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem
429(10)
 5.8 Simplifying Square Roots
439(8)
 5.9 Adding and Subtracting Roots
447(4)
 Summary
451(2)
 Review
453(3)
 Cumulative Review
456(2)
 Test
458(2)
 Projects
460(3)
Chapter 6 Ratio and Proportion
 Getting Ready for Chapter 6
463(1)
 Chapter 6 Pretest
464(35)
 6.1 Ratios
467(8)
 6.2 Rates and Unit Pricing
475(6)
 6.3 Proportions
481(6)
 6.4 Applications of Proportions
487(4)
 6.5 Similar Figures
491(8)
 Summary
499(2)
 Review
501(2)
 Cumulative Review
503(3)
 Test
506(2)
 Projects
508(3)
Chapter 7 Percent
 Getting Ready for Chapter 7
511(1)
 Chapter 7 Pretest
512(59)
 7.1 Percents, Decimals, and Fractions
515(10)
 7.2 Basic Percent Problems
525(10)
 7.3 General Applications of Percent
535(6)
 7.4 Sales Tax and Commission
541(8)
 7.5 Percent Increase or Decrease and Discount
549(8)
 7.6 Interest
557(8)
 7.7 Pie Charts
565(6)
 Summary
571(2)
 Review
573(2)
 Cumulative Review
575(2)
 Test
577(2)
 Projects
579(2)
Chapter 8 Measurement
 Getting Ready for Chapter 8
581(1)
 Chapter 8 Pretest
582(39)
 8.1 Unit Analysis I: Length
585(10)
 8.2 Unit Analysis II: Area and Volume
595(10)
 8.3 Unit Analysis III: Weight
605(4)
 8.4 Converting Between the Two Systems and Temperature
609(6)
 8.5 Operations with Time and Mixed Units
615(6)
 Summary
621(4)
 Review
625(2)
 Cumulative Review
627(2)
 Test
629(2)
 Projects
631(2)
Chapter 9 Exponents and Polynomials
 Getting Ready for Chapter 9
633(1)
 Chapter 9 Pretest
634(35)
 9.1 Multiplication Properties of Exponents
636(5)
 9.2 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
641(6)
 9.3 Multiplying Polynomials: An Introduction
647(8)
 9.4 Negative Exponents
655(6)
 9.5 Scientific Notation
661(4)
 9.6 More about Scientific Notation
665(4)
 Summary
669(1)
 Review
670(3)
 Cumulative Review
673(2)
 Test
675(2)
 Projects
677(2)
Appendix 1 One Hundred Addition Facts 679(1)
Appendix 2 One Hundred Multiplication Facts 680
Solutions to Selected Practice Problems S-1
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems, Chapter Reviews, Cumulative Reviews, and Chapter Tests A-1
Index I-1