Prealgebra / Edition 5

Prealgebra / Edition 5

by Elayn Martin-Gay
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0132319519

ISBN-13: 9780132319515

Pub. Date: 01/17/2007

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Elayn Martin-Gay believes every student can succeed and that is the motivating force behind her best-selling texts and acclaimed video program. With Martin-Gay you get 100% consistency in voice from text to video!

Prealgebra 5e is appropriate for a 1-sem course in Prealgebra, and was written to help students effectively make the transition from arithmetic to

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Elayn Martin-Gay believes every student can succeed and that is the motivating force behind her best-selling texts and acclaimed video program. With Martin-Gay you get 100% consistency in voice from text to video!

Prealgebra 5e is appropriate for a 1-sem course in Prealgebra, and was written to help students effectively make the transition from arithmetic to algebra. To reach this goal, Martin-Gay introduces algebraic concepts early and repeats them as she treats traditional arithmetic topics, thus laying the groundwork for the next algebra course your students will take.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132319515
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/17/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
896
Product dimensions:
8.42(w) x 10.94(h) x 1.09(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Whole Numbers and Introduction to Algebra

1.1 Tips for success in Mathematics

1.2 Place Value and Names for Numbers

1.3 Adding and Subtracting Whole Numbers and Perimeter

1.4 Rounding and Estimating

1.5 Multiplying Whole Numbers and Area

1.6 Dividing Whole Numbers and Area

Integrated Review – Operations on Whole Numbers

1.7 Exponents and Order of Operations

1.8 Introduction to Variables, Algebraic Expressions, and Equations

Chapter 2 Integers and Introduction to Solving Equations

2.1 Introduction to Integers

2.2 Adding Integers

2.3 Subtracting Integers

2.4 Multiplying and Dividing Integers

Integrated Review – Integers

2.5 Order of Operations

2.6 Solving Equations: The Addition and Multiplication Properties

Chapter 3 Solving Equations and Problem Solving

3.1 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions

3.2 Solving Equations: Review of the Addition and

Multiplication Properties

Integrated Review - Expressions and Equations

3.3 Solving Linear Equations in One Variable

3.4 Linear Equations in One Variable and Problem Solving

Chapter 4 Fractions and Mixed Numbers

4.1 Introduction to Fractions and Mixed Numbers

4.2 Factors and Simplest Form

4.3 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions

4.4 Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions, Least Common

Denominators and Equivalent Fractions

4.5 Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions

Integrated Review - Summary on Fractions and Operations On Fractions

4.6 Complex Fractions and Review of Order of Operations

4.7 Operations on Mixed Numbers

4.8 Solving Equations Containing Fractions

Chapter 5 Decimals

5.1 Introduction to Decimals

5.2 Adding and Subtracting Decimals

5.3 Multiplying Decimals and Circumference of a Circle

5.4 Dividing Decimals

Integrated Review - Operations on Decimals

5.5 Fractions, Decimals, and Order of Operations

5.6 Equations Containing Decimals

5.7 Decimal Applications: Mean, Median, and Mode

Chapter 6 Ratio, Proportion, and Triangle Applications

6.1 Ratios and Rates

6.2 Proportions

Integrated Review - Ratio, Rate, and Proportions

6.3 Proportions and Problem Solving

6.4 Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem

6.5 Congruent and Similar Triangles

Chapter 7 Percent

7.1 Percents, Decimals, and Fractions

7.2 Solving Percent Problems with Equations

7.3 Solving Percent Problems with Proportions

Integrated Review - Percent and Percent Problems

7.4 Application of Percent

7.5 Percent and Problem Solving: Sales Tax, Commission, And Discount

7.6 Percent and Problem Solving: Interest

Chapter 8 Graphing and Introduction to Statistics

8.1 Reading Pictographs, Bar Graphs, and Line Graphs

8.2 Reading Circle Graphs

8.3 The Rectangular Coordinate System and Paired Data

Integrated Review - Reading Graphs

8.4 Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables

8.5 Counting and Introduction to Probability

Chapter 9 Geometry and Measurement

9.1 Lines and Angles

9.2 Perimeter

9.3 Area, Volume, and Surface Area

Integrated Review - Geometry Concepts

9.4 Linear Measurement

9.5 Weight and Mass

9.6 Capacity

9.7 Temperature and Conversions between the US and Metric Systems

Chapter 10 Exponents and Polynomials

101. Adding and Subtracting Polynomials

10.2 Multiplication Properties of Exponents

Integrated Review - Operations on Polynomials

10.3 Multiplying Polynomials

10.4 Introduction to Factoring Polynomials

Appendices

Appendix A Tables (1. Geometric Figures 2. Percents, Decimals, and Fraction Equivalents 3. Finding Common Percents of a Number 4. Squares and Square Roots)

Appendix B The Bigger Picture

Appendix C The Quotient Rule and Negative Exponents

Appendix D Scientific Notation

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