# Prealgebra / Edition 3

ISBN-10: 032149993X

ISBN-13: 9780321499936

Pub. Date: 01/12/2008

Publisher: Pearson

Addressing individual learning styles, Tom Carson presents targeted learning strategies and a complete study system to guide students to success. Carson’s Study System, presented in the “To the Student” section at the front of the text, adapts to the way each student learns, and targeted learning strategies are presented throughout the book

## Overview

Addressing individual learning styles, Tom Carson presents targeted learning strategies and a complete study system to guide students to success. Carson’s Study System, presented in the “To the Student” section at the front of the text, adapts to the way each student learns, and targeted learning strategies are presented throughout the book to guide students to success. Tom speaks to students in everyday language and walks them through the concepts, explaining not only how to do the math, but also where the concepts come from and why they work.

## Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321499936
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
01/12/2008
Series:
MathXL Tutorials on CD Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
792
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.10(d)

## Related Subjects

(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.)
Preface.
Description of Project Portfolios Workbook.
To The Student.
What is Your Personal Learning Style.
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.
Subtracting Integers and Solving Equations.
Multiplying, Dividing, and Solving Equations with Integers.
Order of Operations.
Applications and Problem Solving.

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

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

5. Fractions and Rational Expressions.
Fractions, Mixed Numbers, and Rational 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, MixedNumbers, 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.
Proportions.
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. Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises, All Review Exercises, and All Practice Test Problems
Glossary.
Index.

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