Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach / Edition 7

Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach / Edition 7

by Gary L. Musser, William F. Burger, Blake E. Peterson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471662933

ISBN-13: 9780471662938

Pub. Date: 12/04/2004

Publisher: Wiley

Enhance your classroom experience with this Student Activities Manual. This manual is designed to accompany Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach, 7th Edition. It will enhance student learning as well as begin to model effective classroom practices. Since many instructors are working with students to create a

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Enhance your classroom experience with this Student Activities Manual. This manual is designed to accompany Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach, 7th Edition. It will enhance student learning as well as begin to model effective classroom practices. Since many instructors are working with students to create a personalized journal, this edition of the manual is three-hole punched for easy customization.

When students truly understand the mathematical concepts, it’s magic. Students who use Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: A Contemporary Approach are motivated to learn mathematics. They become more confident and are better able to appreciate the beauty and excitement of the mathematical world.

That's why the new Seventh Edition of Musser, Burger, and Peterson's best-selling textbook focuses on one primary goal: helping students develop a true understanding of central concepts using solid mathematical content in an accessible and appealing format. The components in this complete learning program—from the textbook, to the eManipulative activities, to the online problem-solving tools and the resource-rich website—work in harmony to help achieve this goal.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471662938
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/04/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1042
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Introduction to Problem Solving.

1.1 The Problem Solving Process and Strategies.

1.2 Three Additional Strategies.

2. Sets, Whole Numbers, and Numeration.

2.1 Sets as a Basis for Whole Numbers.

2.2 Whole Numbers and Numeration.

2.3 The Hindu-Arabic System.

2.4 Relations and Functions.

3. Whole Numbers: Operations and Properties.

3.1 Addition and Subtraction.

3.2 Multiplication and Division.

3.3 Ordering and Exponents.

4. Whole Number Computation: Mental, Electronic, and Written.

4.1 Mental Math, Estimation, and Calculators.

4.2 Written Algorithms for Whole-Number Operations.

4.3 Algorithms in Other Bases.

5. Number Theory.

5.1 Primes, Composites, and Tests for Divisibility.

5.2 Counting Factors, Greatest common Factor, and Least Common Multiple.

6. Fractions.

6.1 The Sets of Fractions.

6.2 Fractions: Addition and Subtraction.

6.3 Fractions: Multiplication and Division.

7. Decimals, Ratio, Proport ion, and Percent.

7.1 Decimals.

7.2 Operations with decimals.

7.3 Ratios and Proportion.

7.4 Percent.

8. Integers.

8.1 Addition and Subtraction.

8.2 Multiplication, Division and Order.

9. Rational Numbers, Real Numbers and Algebra

9.1 The Rational Numbers.

9.2 The Real Numbers.

9.3 Functions and Their Graphs.

10. Statistics.

10.1 Organizing and Picturing Information.

10.2 Analyzing Data.

10.3 Misleading Graphs and Statistics.

11. Probability.

11.1 Probability and Simple Experiments.

11.2 Probability and Complex Experiments.

11.3 Additional Counting Techniques.

11.4 Simulation, Expected Value, Odds, and Conditional Probability.

12. Geometric Shapes.

12.1 Recognizing Geometric Shapes.

12.2 Analyzing Shapes.

12.3 Properties of Geometric Shapes: Lines and Angles.

12.4 Regular Polygons and Tessellations.

12.5 Describing Three-Dimensional Shapes.

13. Measurement.

13.1 Measurement with Nonstandard and Standard Units.

13.2 Length and Area.

13.3 Surface Area.

13.4 Volume.

14. Geometry Using Triangle Congruence and Similarity.

14.1 Congruence of Triangles.

14.2 Similarity of Triangles.

14.3 Basic Euclidean Constructions.

14.4 Additional Euclidean Constructions.

14.5 Geometric Problem Solving Using Triangle Congruence and Similarity.

15. Geometry Using Coordinates.

15.1 Distance and Slope in the Coordinate Plane.

15.2 Equations and Coordinates.

15.3 Geometric Problem Solving Using Coordinates.

16. Geometry Using Transformations.

16.1 Transformations.

16.2 Congruence and Similarity Using Transformations.

16.3 Geometric Problem Solving Using Transformations.

Epilogue: An Eclectic Approach to Geometry.

Topic 1. Elementary Logic.

Topic 2. Clock Arithmetic: A Mathematical System.

Topic 3. Introduction to Graph Theory.

References.

Answers to Exercise/Problem Sets-Part A, Chapter Tests, and Topics.

Photograph Credits.

Index.

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