Basic Mathematics: A Text/Workbook / Edition 8

Basic Mathematics: A Text/Workbook / Edition 8

by Charles P. McKeague
     
 

The Fifth Edition of McKeague's successful book has been updated to provide a modern approach to basic math concepts, yet it still retains the format and style of previous editions. With an emphasis on diagrams, charts and graphs, McKeague gives students additional information in visual form to provide a greater understanding of the material. Each chapter opens… See more details below

Overview

The Fifth Edition of McKeague's successful book has been updated to provide a modern approach to basic math concepts, yet it still retains the format and style of previous editions. With an emphasis on diagrams, charts and graphs, McKeague gives students additional information in visual form to provide a greater understanding of the material. Each chapter opens with a real-world application and wherever possible these introductions are expanded in the chapter and carried through to topics that are found later in the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133103622
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Series:
Textbooks Available with Cengage YouBook Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. WHOLE NUMBERS. Place Value and Names For Numbers. Properties and Facts of Addition. Addition with Whole Numbers and Perimeter. Rounding Numbers, Estimating Answers, and Displaying Information. Subtraction with Whole Numbers. Properties and Facts of Multiplication. The Distributive Property and Multiplication with Whole Numbers. Division with Whole Numbers. Exponents and Order of Operations. Area and Volume. Summary. Review. Test . 2. FRACTIONS AND MIXED NUMBERS. The 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. Test. Cumulative Review. 3. DECIMALS. Decimal Notation and Place Value. Addition and Subtraction with Decimals. Multiplication with Decimals; Circumference and Area of a Circle. Division with Decimals. Fractions and Decimals, and the Volume of a Sphere. Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem. Summary. Review. Test. Cumulative Review. 4. RATIO, PROPORTION AND UNIT ANALYSIS. Ratios. Unit Analysis I: Length. Unit Analysis II: Area and Volume. Unit Analysis III: Weight. Converting between Two Systems. Solving Equations by Division. Proportions. Summary. Review. Test. Cumulative Review . 5. PERCENT. Percent, Decimals and Fractions. Basic Percent Problems. General Applications of Percent. Sales Tax and Commission. Percent Increase or Decrease, and Discount. Interest. Summary. Review. Test. Cumulative Review . 6. INTRODUCTION TOALGEBRA. Positive and Negative Numbers. Addition with Negative Numbers. Subtraction with Negative Numbers. Multiplication with Negative Numbers. Division with Negative Numbers. Summary. Review. Test. Cumulative Review . 7. 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. Test. Cumulative Review. APPENDIX I: ONE HUNDRED ADDITION FACTS. APPENDIX II: ONE HUNDRED MULTIPLICATION FACTS. APPENDIX III: NEGATIVE EXPONENTS AND SCIENTIFIC NOTATION. SOLUTIONS TO SELECTED PRACTICE QUESTIONS. ANSWERS TO ODD-NUMBERED PROBLEMS. INDEX.

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