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Basic Mathematics through Applications / Edition 4

Basic Mathematics through Applications / Edition 4

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by Geoffrey Akst, Sadie Bragg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321500113

ISBN-13: 9780321500113

Pub. Date: 01/10/2008

Publisher: Pearson

KEY MESSAGE: Presented in a clear and concise style, the Akst/Bragg series teaches by example while expanding understanding with applications that are fully integrated throughout the text and exercise sets. Akst/Bragg's user-friendly design offers a distinctive side-by-side format that pairs each example and its solution with a corresponding

Overview

KEY MESSAGE: Presented in a clear and concise style, the Akst/Bragg series teaches by example while expanding understanding with applications that are fully integrated throughout the text and exercise sets. Akst/Bragg's user-friendly design offers a distinctive side-by-side format that pairs each example and its solution with a corresponding practice exercise. The concise writing style keeps readers' interest and attention by presenting the mathematics with minimal distractions, and the motivating real-world applications demonstrate how integral mathematical understanding is to a variety of disciplines, careers, and everyday situations.

KEY TOPICS: Whole Numbers, Fractions, Decimals, Basic Algebra: Solving Simple Equations, Ratio and Proportion, Percents, Signed Numbers, Basic Statistics, More on Algebra, Measurement and Units, Basic Geometry

MARKET: For all readers interested in Basic Mathematics

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321500113
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/10/2008
Series:
Akst & Bragg Developmental Mathematics Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Walk-Through

Index of Applications

1. Whole Numbers

1.1 Introduction to Whole Numbers

1.2 Adding and Subtracting Whole Numbers

1.3 Multiplying Whole Numbers

1.4 Dividing Whole Numbers

1.5 Exponents, Order of Operations, and Averages

1.6 More on Solving Word Problems

2. Fractions

2.1 Factors and Prime Numbers

2.2 Introduction to Fractions

2.3 Adding and Subtracting Fractions

2.4 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions

3. Decimals

3.1 Introduction to Decimals

3.2 Adding and Subtracting Decimals

3.3 Multiplying Decimals

3.4 Dividing Decimals

4. Basic Algebra: Solving Simple Equations

4.1 Introduction to Basic Algebra

4.2 Solving Addition and Subtraction Equations

4.3 Solving Multiplication and Division Equations

5. Ratio and Proportion

5.1 Introduction to Ratios

5.2 Solving Proportions

6. Percents

6.1 Introduction to Percents

6.2 Solving Percent Problems

6.3 More on Percents

7. Signed Numbers

7.1 Introduction to Signed Numbers

7.2 Adding Signed Numbers

7.3 Subtracting Signed Numbers

7.4 Multiplying Signed Numbers

7.5 Dividing Signed Numbers

8. Basic Statistics

8.1 Introduction to Basic Statistics

8.2 Tables and Graphs

9. More on Algebra

9.1 Solving Equations

9.2 More on Solving Equations

9.3 Using Formulas

10. Measurement and Units

10.1 U.S. Customary Units

10.2 Metric Units and Metric/U.S. Customary Unit Conversions

11. Basic Geometry

11.1 Introduction to Basic Geometry

11.2 Perimeter and Circumference

11.3 Area

11.4 Volume

11.5 Similar Triangles

11.6 Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem

Scientific Notation Appendix

Answers

Glossary

Index

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