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# McGraw-Hill's GED Mathematics / Edition 1

ISBN-10: 0071407065

ISBN-13: 9780071407069

Pub. Date: 10/28/2002

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

Covers basic operations through more complex activities for both the Casio FX-260 calculator and longhand problems.

Announcing the ultimate GED test review series

For the nearly one million North Americans who take the GED exam every year, readiness is a key ingredient for success. McGraw-Hill's GED Test series, which reflects the new 2002 test guidelines, is

## Overview

Covers basic operations through more complex activities for both the Casio FX-260 calculator and longhand problems.

Announcing the ultimate GED test review series

For the nearly one million North Americans who take the GED exam every year, readiness is a key ingredient for success. McGraw-Hill's GED Test series, which reflects the new 2002 test guidelines, is dedicated to preparing students to pass each of the five GED subject exams. This focused format allows students to pretest for strengths and weaknesses in a given subject, thoroughly review core content areas, and finally check their exam-readiness with a full-length posttest in GED format. A complete answer key, which explains why each answer is correct and test-taking strategies, increases the odds of success.

## Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071407069
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

## Related Subjects

 To the Student vii Mathematics Pretest 1 Pretest Answer Key 13 Pretest Evaluation Chart 16 Chapter 1 Whole Numbers 17 Number Values and Facts 17 The Basic Operations 20 GED Test-Taking Shortcuts (Rounding, Estimating, Using a Calculator) 24 Special Topics with Whole Numbers (Mean and Median, Powers, Square Roots, Number Sequences and Patterns) 30 Properties of Numbers 39 Order of Operations 43 Using a Number Grid 45 Whole Numbers Review and GED Practice 47 Chapter 2 Word Problems 51 Five Steps to Solving Word Problems 52 GED Problem Solving (Multistep Problems, Item Sets, Formulas, Set-up Answers) 63 Word Problems Review and GED Practice 72 Chapter 3 Decimals 75 Understanding Decimals 75 Adding and Subtracting Decimals 82 Multiplying and Dividing Decimals 85 Scientific Notation with Large Numbers 93 Decimal Word Problems 95 Decimals Review and GED Practice 98 Chapter 4 Fractions 103 Understanding Fractions 103 Working with Fractions 109 Adding Fractions 115 Subtracting Fractions 117 Multiplying Fractions 120 Dividing Fractions 123 Fractions and Decimals 124 Scientific Notation with Small Numbers 127 Fraction Word Problems 129 Fractions Review and GED Practice 133 Chapter 5 Ratio and Proportion 137 Ratio 137 Proportion 140 Proportion Word Problems 142 Ratio and Proportion Review and GED Practice 145 Chapter 6 Percent 149 Understanding Percent 149 Percents, Decimals, and Fractions 150 Solving Percent Problems 156 Percent Word Problems 167 Percent Review and GED Practice 179 Chapter 7 Measurement 183 Customary Measures 183 Metric Measures 186 Converting Measurements 188 Scales, Meters, and Gauges 190 Measurement Review and GED Practice 194 Chapter 8 Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability 197 Graphs and Tables 197 Probability 212 Statistical Analysis 217 Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability Review and GED Practice 220 Chapter 9 Basic Geometry 223 Common Geometric Shapes 223 Perimeter and Circumference 234 Area 240 Solid Figures 249 Volume 252 Triangles 259 Similarity and Congruence 263 Pythagorean Relationship 271 Basic Geometry Review and GED Practice 276 Chapter 10 The Basics of Algebra 281 Working with Signed Numbers 281 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions 292 Solving One-Step Equations 294 Solving Longer Equations 297 Solving Inequalities 304 Writing Algebraic Expressions 306 Using Algebra to Solve Word Problems 315 Using Algebra to Solve Geometry Problems 317 Basics of Algebra Review and GED Practice 320 Chapter 11 Advanced Topics in Algebra and Geometry 323 The Coordinate Plane 323 Linear Equations 329 Slope and Intercepts 331 Multiplying and Dividing Monomials 336 Factoring 339 Trigonometric Ratios 343 Quadratic Equations 346 Advanced Algebra and Geometry Review and GED Practice 351 Mathematics Posttest 355 Posttest Answer Key 365 Posttest Evaluation Chart 368 Mathematics Practice Test 369 Practice Test Answer Key 380 Practice Test Evaluation Chart 382 Answer Key 383 Formulas 439 Using a Calculator 440 Glossary 441 Index 445

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