Basic College Mathematics: A Text/Workbook (with Digital Video Companion and CengageNOW Printed Access Card) / Edition 2

Basic College Mathematics: A Text/Workbook (with Digital Video Companion and CengageNOW Printed Access Card) / Edition 2

by Charles P. McKeague
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0495013919

ISBN-13: 9780495013914

Pub. Date: 02/09/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Pat McKeague's passion and dedication to teaching mathematics and his ongoing participation in mathematical organizations provides the most current and reliable textbook series for both instructors and students. When writing a textbook, Pat McKeague's main goal is to write a textbook that is user-friendly. Students develop a thorough understanding of the concepts

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Pat McKeague's passion and dedication to teaching mathematics and his ongoing participation in mathematical organizations provides the most current and reliable textbook series for both instructors and students. When writing a textbook, Pat McKeague's main goal is to write a textbook that is user-friendly. Students develop a thorough understanding of the concepts essential to their success in mathematics with his attention to detail, exceptional writing style, and organization of mathematical concepts. BASIC COLLEGE MATHEMATICS: A TEXT/WORKBOOK, Second Edition offers a unique and effortless way to teach your course, whether it is a traditional lecture course or a self-paced format. In a lecture-course format, each section can be taught in 45-to-50-minute class sessions, affording instructors a straightforward way to prepare and teach their course. In a self-paced format, Pat's proven EPAS approach (Example, Practice Problem, Answer and Solution) moves students through each new concept with ease and assists students in breaking up their problem-solving into manageable steps. The Second Edition of BASIC COLLEGE MATHEMATICS has new features that will further enhance your students' learning, including boxed features entitled Improving Your Quantitative Literacy, Getting Ready for Chapter Problems, Section Objectives, and Enhanced and Expanded Review Problems. These features are designed so your can students to practice and reinforce conceptual learning. Furthermore, iLrn/MathematicsNow™ for Developmental Math, a new Brooks/Cole technology product, is an assignable assessment and homework system that consists of pre-tests, Personalized Learning Plans, and post-tests to gauge concept mastery.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495013914
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/09/2006
Series:
Available 2010 Titles Enhanced Web Assign Series
Edition description:
Text & Workbook
Pages:
720
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.00(d)

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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