Basic College Math / Edition 7

Basic College Math / Edition 7

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ISBN-10: 0321279514

ISBN-13: 9780321279514

Pub. Date: 05/28/2005

Publisher: Addison Wesley

Aimed at students in a developmental mathematics program, this textbook covers basics such as whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratio and proportion, percent, and measurement. It also provides an introduction to basic algebra and geometry and touches on statistics. The volume begins with a diagnostic pretest to assess students' skills. In addition to review

Overview

Aimed at students in a developmental mathematics program, this textbook covers basics such as whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratio and proportion, percent, and measurement. It also provides an introduction to basic algebra and geometry and touches on statistics. The volume begins with a diagnostic pretest to assess students' skills. In addition to review questions at the end of each chapter, problems are found in the margins throughout the text, enabling the student to immediately practice new material. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321279514
Publisher:
Addison Wesley
Publication date:
05/28/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

List of Applications

List of Focus on Real-Data Applications

Preface

Feature Walk-Through

To The Student

Diagnostic Pretest

Chapter 1Whole Numbers

1.1 Reading and Writing Whole Numbers

1.2 Adding Whole Numbers

1.3 Subtracting Whole Numbers

1.4 Multiplying Whole Numbers

1.5 Dividing Whole Numbers

1.6 Long Division

Summary Exercises on Whole Numbers

1.7 Rounding Whole Numbers

1.8 Exponents, Roots, and Order of Operations

1.9 Reading Pictographs, Bar Graphs, and Line Graphs

1.10 Solving Application Problems

Summary ~ Review Exercises ~ Test

Chapter 2Multiplying and Dividing Fractions

2.1 Basics of Fractions

2.2 MixedNumbers

2.3 Factors

2.4 Writing a Fraction in Lowest Terms

Summary Exercises on Fractions

2.5 Multiplying Fractions

2.6 Applications of Multiplication

2.7Dividing Fractions

2.8 Multiplying and Dividing Mixed Numbers

Summary ~ Review Exercises ~ Test ~ Cumulative Review Exercises

Chapter 3Adding and Subtracting Fractions

3.1 Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions

3.2 Least Common Multiples

3.3 Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions

3.4 Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers

3.5 Order Relations and the Order of Operations

Summary Exercises on Fractions

Summary ~ Review Exercises ~ Test ~ Cumulative Review Exercises

Chapter 4Decimals

4.1 Reading and Writing Decimals

4.2 Rounding Decimals

4.3 Adding and Subtracting Decimals

4.4 Multiplying Decimals

4.5 Dividing Decimals

Summary Exercises on Decimals

4.6 Writing Fractions as Decimals

Summary ~ Review Exercises ~ Test ~ Cumulative Review Exercises

Chapter 5Ratio and Proportion

5.1 Ratios

5.2 Rates

5.3 Proportions

5.4 Solving Proportions

Summary Exercises on Ratios, Rates, and Proportions

5.5 Solving Application Problems with Proportions

Summary ~ Review Exercises ~ Test ~ Cumulative Review Exercises

Chapter 6Percent

6.1 Basics of Percent

6.2 Percents and Fractions

6.3 Using the Percent Proportion and Identifying the Components in a Percent Problem

6.4 Using Proportions to Solve Percent Problems

6.5 Using the Percent Equation

6.6 Solving Application Problems with Percent

6.7 Simple Interest

Summary Exercises on Percent

6.8 Compound Interest

Summary ~ Review Exercises ~ Test ~ Cumulative Review Exercises

Chapter 7Measurement

7.1 Problem Solving with English Measurement

7.2 The Metric System–Length

7.3 The Metric System–Capacity and Weight (Mass)

7.4 Problem Solving with Metric Measurement

7.5 Metric—English Conversions and Temperature

Summary ~ Review Exercises ~ Test ~ Cumulative Review Exercises

Chapter 8Geometry

8.1 Basic Geometric Terms

8.2 Angles and Their Relationships

8.3 Rectangles and Squares

8.4 Parallelograms and Trapezoids

8.5 Triangles

8.6 Circles

Summary Exercises on Perimeter, Circumference, and Area

8.7 Volume

8.8 Pythagorean Theorem

8.9 Similar Triangles

Summary ~ Review Exercises ~ Test ~ Cumulative Review Exercises

Chapter 9Basic Algebra

9.1 Signed Numbers

9.2 Adding and Subtracting Signed Numbers

9.3 Multiplying and Dividing Signed Numbers

9.4 Order of Operations

Summary Exercises on Operations with Signed Numbers

9.5 Evaluating Expressions and Formulas

9.6 Solving Equations

9.7 Solving Equations with Several Steps

9.8 Using Equations to Solve Application Problems

Summary ~ Review Exercises ~ Test ~ Cumulative Review Exercises

Chapter 10Statistics

10.1 Circle Graphs

10.2 Bar Graphs and Line Graphs

10.3 Frequency Distributions and Histograms

10.4 Mean, Median, and Mode

Summary ~ Review Exercises ~ Test ~ Cumulative Review Exercises

Appendix A: An Introduction to Calculators

Appendix B: Inductive and Deductive Reasoning

Answers to Selected Exercises

Index

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