Basic College Mathematics / Edition 2

Basic College Mathematics / Edition 2

by K. Elayn Martin-Gay
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130676993

ISBN-13: 9780130676993

Pub. Date: 03/28/2002

Publisher: Pearson

The engaging Martin-Gay workbook series presents a user-friendly approach to the concepts of basic math and algebra, giving readers ample opportunity to practice skills and see how those skills relate to both their lives and the real world. The goals of the workbooks are to build confidence, increase motivation, and encourage mastery of basic skills and concepts.…  See more details below

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The engaging Martin-Gay workbook series presents a user-friendly approach to the concepts of basic math and algebra, giving readers ample opportunity to practice skills and see how those skills relate to both their lives and the real world. The goals of the workbooks are to build confidence, increase motivation, and encourage mastery of basic skills and concepts. Martin-Gay enhances readers' perception of math by exposing them to real-life situations through graphs and applications and ensures that readers have an organized, integrated learning system at their fingertips. The integrated learning resources program features book-specific supplements including Martin-Gay's acclaimed tutorial videotapes, CD videos, and MathPro 5. This book covers topics such as multiplying and dividing fractions, decimals, ratios and proportion, percent, geometry, statistics and probability, as well as an introduction to algebra. For anyone who wishing to brush up on their basic mathematical skills.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130676993
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/28/2002
Series:
Martin-Gay Worktext Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
832
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Index of Applicationsxviii
Chapter 1The Whole Numbers1
Chapter 1 Pretest2
1.1Tips for Success in Mathematics3
1.2Place Value and Names for Numbers9
1.3Adding Whole Numbers17
1.4Subtracting Whole Numbers27
1.5Rounding and Estimating39
1.6Multiplying Whole Numbers47
1.7Dividing Whole Numbers57
Integrated Review--Operations on Whole Numbers69
1.8An Introduction to Problem Solving71
1.9Exponents and Order of Operations81
Chapter 2Multiplying and Dividing Fractions101
Chapter 2 Pretest102
2.1Introduction to Fractions and Mixed Numbers103
2.2Factors and Prime Factorization115
2.3Simplest Form of a Fraction121
Integrated Review--Summary on Fractions, Mixed Numbers, and Factors129
2.4Multiplying Fractions131
2.5Dividing Fractions141
Chapter 3Adding and Subtracting Fractions161
Chapter 3 Pretest162
3.1Adding and Subtracting Like Fraction163
3.2Least Common Multiple171
3.3Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions177
Integrated Review--Operations on Fractions185
3.4Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers187
3.5Order, Exponents, and the Order of Operations197
3.6Fractions and Problem Solving203
Chapter 4Decimals225
Chapter 4 Pretest226
4.1Introduction to Decimals227
4.2Order and Rounding233
4.3Adding and Subtracting Decimals241
4.4Multiplying Decimals249
4.5Dividing Decimals257
Integrated Review--Operation on Decimals265
4.6Estimating and Order of Operations267
4.7Fractions and Decimals275
Chapter 5Ratio and Proportion295
Chapter 5 Pretest296
5.1Ratios297
5.2Rates303
Integrated Review--Ratio and Rate309
5.3Proportions311
5.4Proportions and Problem Solving317
Chapter 6Percent335
Chapter 6 Pretest336
6.1Introduction to Percent337
6.2Percents and Fractions345
6.3Solving Percent Problems Using Equations353
6.4Solving Percent Problems Using Proportions359
Integrated Review--Percent and Percent Problems365
6.5Applications of Percent367
6.6Percent and Problem Solving: Sales Tax, Commission, and Discount375
6.7Percent and Problem Solving: Interest383
Chapter 7Measurement403
Chapter 7 Pretest404
7.1Length: U.S. and Metric Systems of Measurement405
7.2Weight and Mass: U.S. and Metric Systems of Measurement419
7.3Capacity: U.S. and Metric Systems of Measurement431
Integrated Review--Length, Weight, and Capacity441
7.4Temperature: U.S. and Metric Systems of Measurement443
7.5Energy: U.S. and Metric Systems of Measurement449
Chapter 8Geometry467
Chapter 8 Pretest468
8.1Lines and Angles469
8.2Plane Figures and Solids479
8.3Perimeter487
8.4Area497
8.5Volume507
Integrated Review--Geometry Concepts515
8.6Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem517
8.7Congruent and Similar Triangles525
Chapter 9Statistics and Probability549
Chapter 9 Pretest550
9.1Reading Pictographs, Bar Graphs, and Line Graphs551
9.2Reading Circle Graphs563
9.3Reading Histograms571
Integrated Review--Reading Graphs577
9.4Mean, Median, and Mode579
9.5Counting and Introduction to Probability585
Chapter 10Signed Numbers609
Chapter 10 Pretest610
10.1Signed Numbers611
10.2Adding Signed Numbers617
10.3Subtracting Signed Numbers625
Integrated Review--Signed Numbers633
10.4Multiplying and Dividing Signed Numbers635
10.5Order of Operations643
Chapter 11Introduction to Algebra661
Chapter 11 Pretest662
11.1Introduction to Variables663
11.2Solving Equations: The Addition Property673
11.3Solving Equations: The Multiplication Property679
Integrated Review--Expressions and Equations685
11.4Solving Equations Using Addition and Multiplication Properties687
11.5Equations and Problem Solving695
Appendix AAddition Table and One Hundred Addition Facts715
Appendix BMultiplication Table and One Hundred Multiplication Facts717
Appendix CReview of Geometric Figures719
Appendix DTable of Percents, Decimals, and Fraction Equivalents721
Appendix ETable of Squares and Square Roots722
Appendix FCompound Interest Table723
Answers to Selected Exercises1
Solutions to Selected Exercises25
Index1
Photo Credits8

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