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McGraw-Hill's GED Mathematics / Edition 1
     

McGraw-Hill's GED Mathematics / Edition 1

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by Jerry Howett
 

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)

Table of Contents

To the Studentvii
Mathematics Pretest1
Pretest Answer Key13
Pretest Evaluation Chart16
Chapter 1Whole Numbers17
Number Values and Facts17
The Basic Operations20
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 Numbers39
Order of Operations43
Using a Number Grid45
Whole Numbers Review and GED Practice47
Chapter 2Word Problems51
Five Steps to Solving Word Problems52
GED Problem Solving (Multistep Problems, Item Sets, Formulas, Set-up Answers)63
Word Problems Review and GED Practice72
Chapter 3Decimals75
Understanding Decimals75
Adding and Subtracting Decimals82
Multiplying and Dividing Decimals85
Scientific Notation with Large Numbers93
Decimal Word Problems95
Decimals Review and GED Practice98
Chapter 4Fractions103
Understanding Fractions103
Working with Fractions109
Adding Fractions115
Subtracting Fractions117
Multiplying Fractions120
Dividing Fractions123
Fractions and Decimals124
Scientific Notation with Small Numbers127
Fraction Word Problems129
Fractions Review and GED Practice133
Chapter 5Ratio and Proportion137
Ratio137
Proportion140
Proportion Word Problems142
Ratio and Proportion Review and GED Practice145
Chapter 6Percent149
Understanding Percent149
Percents, Decimals, and Fractions150
Solving Percent Problems156
Percent Word Problems167
Percent Review and GED Practice179
Chapter 7Measurement183
Customary Measures183
Metric Measures186
Converting Measurements188
Scales, Meters, and Gauges190
Measurement Review and GED Practice194
Chapter 8Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability197
Graphs and Tables197
Probability212
Statistical Analysis217
Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability Review and GED Practice220
Chapter 9Basic Geometry223
Common Geometric Shapes223
Perimeter and Circumference234
Area240
Solid Figures249
Volume252
Triangles259
Similarity and Congruence263
Pythagorean Relationship271
Basic Geometry Review and GED Practice276
Chapter 10The Basics of Algebra281
Working with Signed Numbers281
Simplifying Algebraic Expressions292
Solving One-Step Equations294
Solving Longer Equations297
Solving Inequalities304
Writing Algebraic Expressions306
Using Algebra to Solve Word Problems315
Using Algebra to Solve Geometry Problems317
Basics of Algebra Review and GED Practice320
Chapter 11Advanced Topics in Algebra and Geometry323
The Coordinate Plane323
Linear Equations329
Slope and Intercepts331
Multiplying and Dividing Monomials336
Factoring339
Trigonometric Ratios343
Quadratic Equations346
Advanced Algebra and Geometry Review and GED Practice351
Mathematics Posttest355
Posttest Answer Key365
Posttest Evaluation Chart368
Mathematics Practice Test369
Practice Test Answer Key380
Practice Test Evaluation Chart382
Answer Key383
Formulas439
Using a Calculator440
Glossary441
Index445

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McGraw-Hill's GED Mathematics 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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tilted63 More than 1 year ago
It was very helpful.My GED math teacher said it was the bast one i could get.