Numbers and Operations Workbook [NOOK Book]


Many students continue to struggle in high school math courses because they failed to master the basic mathematical skills. REA?s new Ready, Set, Go! Workbook series takes the confusion out of math, helping students raise their grades and score higher on important exams. What makes REA?s workbooks different? For starters, students will actually like using them. Here?s why: ? Math is explained in simple language, in an easy-to-follow style ? The workbooks allow students to learn at their own pace and master the ...
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Many students continue to struggle in high school math courses because they failed to master the basic mathematical skills. REA’s new Ready, Set, Go! Workbook series takes the confusion out of math, helping students raise their grades and score higher on important exams. What makes REA’s workbooks different? For starters, students will actually like using them. Here’s why: • Math is explained in simple language, in an easy-to-follow style • The workbooks allow students to learn at their own pace and master the subject • More than 20 lessons break down the material into the basics • Each lesson is fully devoted to a key math concept and includes many step-by-step examples • Paced instruction with drills and quizzes reinforces learning • The innovative “Math Flash” feature offers helpful tips and strategies in each lesson—including advice on common mistakes to avoid • Skill scorecard measures the student’s progress and success • Every answer to every question, in every test, is explained in full detail • A final exam is included so students can test what they’ve learned When students apply the skills they’ve mastered in our workbooks, they can do better in class, raise their grades, and score higher on the all-important end-of-course, graduation, and exit exams. Some of the math topics covered in the Numbers & Operations Workbook include: • Place values • Rounding • Signed numbers • Fractions • Decimals, fractions, and percentages • Exponents • Order of operations • Integers and more! Whether used in a classroom, for home or self study, or with a tutor, this workbook gets students ready for important math tests and exams, set to take on new challenges, and helps them go forward in their studies!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738668659
  • Publisher: Research & Education Association
  • Publication date: 1/1/2013
  • Series: Mathematics Learning and Practice Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 192
  • File size: 12 MB
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Meet the Author

About the Author

Author Mel Friedman is a former classroom teacher and test-item writer for Educational Testing Service and ACT, Inc.

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About This Book               


This book will help high school math students at all learning levels understand basic mathematics. Students will develop the skills, confidence, and knowledge they need to succeed on high school math exams with emphasis on passing high school graduation exams.           


More than 20 easy-to-follow lessons break down the material into the basics. In-depth, step-by-step examples and solutions reinforce student learning, while the “Math Flash” feature provides useful tips and strategies, including advice on common mistakes to avoid.            


Students can take drills and quizzes to test themselves on the subject matter, then review any areas in which they need improvement or additional reinforcement. The book concludes with a final exam, designed to comprehensively test what students have learned.           


The Ready, Set, Go! Numbers & Operations Workbook will help students master the basics of mathematics—and help them face their next math test—with confidence!



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Table of Contents



About This Book              

Icons Explained               

Letters to Students, Parents, and Teachers              

About REA               



Lesson 1: Place Value for Whole Numbers and Decimals              

Place value for whole numbers              

Place value for decimals              

Test Yourself!       


Lesson 2: Rounding Off Whole Numbers              

Test Yourself!       


Lesson 3: Rounding Off Decimal Numbers              

Test Yourself!       


Lesson 4: Adding/Subtracting with Signed Numbers              

Test Yourself!       


Lesson 5: Multiplying/Dividing with Signed Numbers              

Test Yourself!       


QUIZ ONE (Lessons 1–5)       


Lesson 6: Reducing Fractions to Lowest Terms              

Test Yourself!       


Lesson 7: Converting Improper Fractions to Mixed Fractions and Vice Versa                Changing an improper fraction to a mixed fraction               

Changing a mixed fraction to an improper fraction              

Test Yourself!        


Lesson 8: Adding /Subtracting Fractions               

Addition and subtraction with common denominators               

Addition and subtraction with different denominators              

Test Yourself!       


Lesson 9: Multiplying/Dividing Fractions               

Multiplication of fractions               

Division of fractions              

Test Yourself!       


QUIZ TWO (Lessons 6–9)       


Lesson 10: Converting Percents to Fractions and Decimals              

Test Yourself!       


Lesson 11: Converting Decimals to Fractions and Percents              

Test Yourself!       


Lesson 12: Converting Fractions to Decimals and Percents              

Test Yourself!       


Lesson 13: Percent Increase and Decrease               

Percent increase               

Percent decrease              

Test Yourself!       


Lesson 14: Comparing Sizes of Numbers in Decimal/Fraction Form               

Comparing sets of decimals               

Comparing sets of fractions              

Test Yourself!       


QUIZ THREE (Lessons 10–14)         


Lesson 15: Exponents              

Test Yourself!       


Lesson 16: Scientific Notation               

Changing numbers to scientific notation               

Changing scientific notation to an integer or decimal              

Test Yourself!       


Lesson 17: Order of Operations               

Examples with no parentheses               

Examples with operations in parentheses              

Test Yourself!       


QUIZ FOUR (Lessons 15–17)        


Lesson 18: Divisibility Rules for Integers              

Rules for 1 to 4              

Rules for 5 to 8              

Rules for 9 and 10              

Test Yourself!       


Lesson 19: Primes and Composites               

Definitions of prime and composite numbers               

Factors of numbers              

Test Yourself!       


Lesson 20: Prime Factorization               

Definition of prime factorization               

Writing the prime factorization for a given number              

Test Yourself!       


Lesson 21: Greatest Common Factor (GCF)               

Definition of greatest common factor               

Determining the greatest common factor              

Test Yourself!       


Lesson 22: Least Common Multiple (LCM)               

Definition of least common multiple               

Determining the least common multiple              

Test Yourself!


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