Prentice Hall's Reference to Mathematics: A Guide for Everyday Math / Edition 1

Prentice Hall's Reference to Mathematics: A Guide for Everyday Math / Edition 1

by Cheryl Cleaves, Margie Hobbs
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130618004

ISBN-13: 9780130618009

Pub. Date: 08/06/2002

Publisher: Pearson

Prentice Hall's Reference to Mathematics: A Guide for Everyday Math is intended to be the resource for mathematical concepts. It will help you feel empowered to accomplish whatever you want, without the fear mathematics will hold you back.

A mathematics handbook, like a dictionary, should be part of every home, school, and workplace.

Overview

Prentice Hall's Reference to Mathematics: A Guide for Everyday Math is intended to be the resource for mathematical concepts. It will help you feel empowered to accomplish whatever you want, without the fear mathematics will hold you back.

A mathematics handbook, like a dictionary, should be part of every home, school, and workplace. Too often when we need to use or understand a mathematical procedure we haven't used in a long time, we end up remembering just bits and pieces of the procedure. Prentice Hall's Reference to Mathematics: A Guide for Everyday Math is designed to help fill in the gaps. This resource was developed in response to the many requests from returning students, working adults, and teachers who have been frustrated with the limited resources available when trying to learn or review a mathematical process.

Prentice Hall's Reference to Mathematics: A Guide for Everyday Math is intended to be a comprehensive math resource for accomplishing your goals and tasks that require the use of mathematics. This guide includes mathematical concepts for:

  • Computations
  • Measurements
  • Probability
  • Equations
  • Algebra
  • Statistics
  • Formulas
  • Geometry

Features include:

  • Step-by-step processes
  • Worked-out examples with explanatory comments
  • Tips for shortcuts
  • Cross-referencing of related topics
  • Extensive Glossary/Index
  • Calculator and technology usage

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130618009
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/06/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
437
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

I. COMPUTATIONS.

1. Whole Numbers.
2. Fractions.
3. Decimals.
4. Integers and Signed Numbers.
5. Irrational Numbers and Real Numbers.
6. Percents.

II. EQUATIONS AND FORMULAS.

7. Linear Equations.
8. Graphing Linear Equations.
9. Slope and Distance.
10. Linear and Absolute Value Inequalities.
11. Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities.
12. Powers and Polynomials.
13. Products and Factors.
14. Roots and Radicals.
15. Solving Quadratic and Higher-Degree Equations.
16. Rational Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities.
17. Exponential and Logarithmic Equations.

III. MEASUREMENT AND GEOMETRY.

18. Direct Measurement.
19. Perimeter, Area, and Volume.
20. Lines, Angles, and Polygons.

IV. STATISTICS AND PROBABILITY.

21. Interpreting and Analyzing Data.
Appendix.
Glossary/Index.

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