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Prealgebra : A worktext / Edition 2

Prealgebra : A worktext / Edition 2

by D. Franklin Wright

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ISBN-10: 0669418145

ISBN-13: 9780669418149

Pub. Date: 11/28/1996

Publisher: CENGAGE Learning

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Table of Contents

(Each chapter is followed by a Summary, Review Exercises, and Practice Test, and every chapter except Chapter 1 is also followed by Cumulative Review Exercises.)
To The Student.
Learning Styles Inventory.
1. Whole Numbers.

Introduction to Numbers, Notation, and Rounding.
Adding, Subtracting, and Solving Equations with Whole Numbers.
Multiplying Whole Numbers and Exponents.
Dividing, Square Roots, and Solving Equations with Whole Numbers.
Order of Operations.
Variables, Formulas, and Solving Equations.
Problem Solving and Applications.

2. Integers.
Introduction to Integers.
Adding Integers.
Subtracting Integers and Solving Equations.
Multiplying, Dividing, and Solving Equations with Integers.
Order of Operations.
Applications and Problem Solving.

3. Expressions and Polynomials.
Simplifying Polynomials.
Adding and Subtracting Polynomials.
Multiplying Polynomials.
Prime Numbers and GCF.
Introduction to Factoring.
Applications and Problem Solving.

4. Equations.
Equations and Their Solutions.
The Addition/Subtraction Principle.
The Multiplication/Division Principle.
Translating Word Sentences to Equations.
Applications and Problem Solving.

5. Fractions and Rational Expressions.
Fractions, Mixed Numbers, andRational Expressions.
Reducing Fractions and Rational Expressions.
Multiplying Fractions, Mixed Numbers, and Rational Expressions.
Dividing Fractions, Mixed Numbers, and Rational Expressions.
Least Common Multiple.
Adding and Subtracting Fractions, Mixed Numbers, and Rational Expressions.
Order of Operations and Evaluating and Simplifying Expressions.
Solving Equations.

6. Decimals.
Decimals and Rational and Irrational Numbers.
Adding and Subtracting with Decimals, and Solving Equations.
Multiplying Decimals; Exponents with Decimal Bases.
Dividing and Roots with Decimals.
Order of Operations.
Solving Equations and Problem Solving.

7. Ratios, Proportions, and Measurement.
Ratios, Probability, and Rates.
American Measurement.
Metric Measurement.
Converting Between the American and Metric Systems.
Applications and Problem Solving.

8. Percents.
Introduction to Percent.
Solving Percent Sentences by Direct Translation.
Solving Percent Sentences by Proportion.
Solving Percent Problems (Portions).
Solving Problems Involving Percent of Increase or Decrease.
Solving Problems Involving Interest.

9. Statistics and Graphs.
Mean, Median, and Mode.
Tables, Charts, and Graphs.
The Rectangular Coordinate System.
Graphing Linear Equations.
Applications with Graphing.

Appendix A. Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises, All Review Exercises, and All Practice Test Problems

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