Basic College Mathematics: A Text/Workbook / Edition 3

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Overview

Learning basic mathematics is easy and engaging with this combined text/workbook! BASIC COLLEGE MATHEMATICS is infused with Pat McKeague's passion for teaching mathematics. With years of classroom experience, he knows how to write in a way that you will understand and appreciate. McKeague's proven "EPAS" approach (Example, Practice Problem, Answer, and Solution) moves you through each new concept with ease while helping you break up problem solving into manageable steps. Real-world applications in every chapter of this user-friendly book highlight the relevance of what you are learning.

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Meet the Author

Charles P. "Pat" McKeague earned his B.A. in Mathematics from California State University, Northridge, and his M.S. in Mathematics from Brigham Young University. A well-known author and respected educator, he is a full-time writer and a part-time instructor at Cuesta College. He has published twelve textbooks in mathematics covering a range of topics from basic mathematics to trigonometry. An active member of the mathematics community, Professor McKeague is a popular speaker at regional conferences, including the California Mathematics Council for Community Colleges, the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the Texas Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges, the New Mexico Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges, and the National Association for Developmental Education. He is a member of the American Mathematics Association for Two-Year Colleges, the Mathematics Association of America, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and the California Mathematics Council for Community Colleges.

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Table of Contents

1. WHOLE NUMBERS. Place Value and Names for Numbers. Addition with Whole Numbers, and Perimeter. Rounding numbers, Estimating Answers, and Displaying Information. Subtraction with Whole Numbers. Multiplication with Whole Numbers, and Area. Division with Whole Numbers. Exponents and Order of Operations. Summary. Review. Test. Projects. 2. FRACTIONS AND MIXED NUMBERS. Meaning and Properties of Fractions. Prime Numbers, Factors, and Reducing to Lowest Terms. Multiplication with Fractions, and the Area of a Triangle. Division with Fractions. Addition and Subtraction with Fractions. Mixed-Number Notation. Multiplication and Division with Mixed Numbers. Addition and Subtraction with Mixed Numbers. Combinations of Operations and Complex Fractions. Summary. Review. Cumulative Review. Test. Projects. 3. DECIMALS. Decimal Notation and Place Value. Addition and Subtraction with Decimals. Multiplication with Decimals. Division with Decimals. Fractions and Decimals. Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem. Summary. Review. Cumulative Review. Test. Projects. 4. RATIO AND PROPORTION. Ratios, Rates, and Unit Pricing. Proportions. Applications. Similar Figures. Summary. Review. Cumulative Review. Test. Projects. 5. PERCENT. Percents, Decimals, and Fractions. Basic Percent Problems. General Applications of Percents. Sales Tax and Commission. Percent Increase or Decrease, and Discount. Interest. Summary. Review. Cumulative Review. Test. Projects. 6. DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS. Mean, Median, and Mode. Tables and Bar Charts. Scatter Diagrams and Line Graphs. Pie Charts. Summary. Review. Cumulative Review. Test. Projects. 7. MEASUREMENT. Length. Area and Volume. Weight. Converting between the Two Systems, and Temperature. Summary. Review. Cumulative Review. Test. Projects. 8. GEOMETRY. Perimeter and Circumference. Area. Volume. Angles and Triangles. Summary. Review. Cumulative Review. Test. Projects. 9. INTRODUCTION TO ALGEBRA. Positive and Negative Numbers. Addition with Negative Numbers. Subtraction with Negative Numbers. Multiplication with Negative Numbers. Division with Negative Numbers. Summary. Review. Cumulative Review. Test. Projects. 10. SOLVING EQUATIONS. The Distributive Property and Algebraic Expressions. The Addition Property of Equality. The Multiplication Property of Equality. Linear Equations in One Variable. Applications. Summary. Review. Cumulative Review. Test. Projects.

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