Basic College Mathematics: A Real-World Approach / Edition 2

Basic College Mathematics: A Real-World Approach / Edition 2

by Ignacio Bello
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0073304999

ISBN-13: 9780073304991

Pub. Date: 06/28/2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Basic College Mathematics will be a review of fundamental math concepts for some students and may break new ground for others. Nevertheless, students of all backgrounds will be delighted to find a refreshing book that appeals to all learning styles and reaches out to diverse demographics. Through down-to-earth explanations, patient skill-building, and exceptionally

Overview

Basic College Mathematics will be a review of fundamental math concepts for some students and may break new ground for others. Nevertheless, students of all backgrounds will be delighted to find a refreshing book that appeals to all learning styles and reaches out to diverse demographics. Through down-to-earth explanations, patient skill-building, and exceptionally interesting and realistic applications, this worktext will empower students to learn and master mathematics in the real world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073304991
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/28/2006
Pages:
598
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

1. WHOLE NUMBERS

1.1 Standard Numerals

1.2 Ordering and Rounding Whole Numbers

1.3 Addition

1.4 Subtraction

1.5 Multiplication

1.6 Division

1.7 Primes, Factors, and Exponents

1.8 Order of Operations and Grouping Symbols

1.9 Equations and Problem Solving

2. FRACTIONS AND MIXED NUMBERS

2.1 Fractions and Mixed Numbers

2.2 Equivalent Fractions

2.3 Multiplication and Division of Fractions and Mixed Numbers

2.4 Addition and Subtraction of Fractions

2.5 Addition and Subtraction of Mixed Numbers

2.6 Order of Operations and Grouping Symbols

2.7 Equations and Problem Solving

3. DECIMALS

3.1 Addition and Subtraction of Decimals

3.2 Multiplication and Division of Decimals

3.3 Fractions and Decimals

3.4 Decimals, Fractions, and Order

3.5 Equations and Problem Solving

4. RATIO, RATE, AND PROPORTION

4.1 Ratio and Proportion

4.2 Rates

4.3 Word Problems Involving Proportions

5. PERCENT

5.1 Percent Notation

5.2 Percent Problems

5.3 Solving Percent Problems Using Proportions

5.4 Taxes, Interest, Commissions, and Discounts

5.5 Applications: Percent of Increase or Decrease

5.6 Consumer Credit

6. STATISTICS AND GRAPHS

6.1 Tables and Pictographs

6.2 Bar and Line Graphs

6.3 Circle Graphs (Pie Charts)

6.4 Mean, Median, and Mode

7. MEASUREMENT AND THE METRIC SYSTEM

7.1 Linear (Length) Measures

7.2 The Metric System

7.3 Converting Between American and Metric Units

7.4 Converting Units of Area

7.5 Capacity

7.6 Weight and Temperature

8. GEOMETRY

8.1 Finding Perimeters

8.2 Finding Areas

8.3 Volume of Solids

8.4 Angles and Triangles

8.5 Square Roots and Pythagoras’ Theorem

9. THE REAL NUMBERS

9.1 Addition and Subtraction of Integers

9.2 Multiplication and Division of Integers

9.3 The Rational Numbers

9.4 Order of Operations

10. INTRODUCTION TO ALGEBRA

10.1 Introduction to Algebra

10.2 The Algebra of Exponents

10.3 Scientific Notation

10.4 Solving Linear Equations

10.5 Applications: Word Problems

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