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Basic College Mathematics through Applications / Edition 5
Basic College Mathematics through Applications / Edition 5 available in Paperback
Overview
The Akst/Bragg series’ success is built around clear and concise writing, a sidebyside “teach by example” approach, and integrated applications throughout that help students achieve a conceptual understanding. The userfriendly design offers a distinctive sidebyside format that pairs examples and their solutions with corresponding practice exercises. Students understand from the very beginning that doing math is an essential part of learning it. Motivational, realworld applications demonstrate how integral mathematical understanding is to a variety of disciplines, careers, and everyday situations.
Product Details
ISBN13:  9780321733399 

Publisher:  Pearson 
Publication date:  01/10/2012 
Pages:  600 
Sales rank:  323,579 
Product dimensions:  8.90(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d) 
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The Akst/Bragg series’ success is built around clear and concise writing, a sidebyside “teach by example” approach, and integrated applications throughout that help students achieve a conceptual understanding. The userfriendly design offers a distinctive sidebyside format that pairs examples and their solutions with corresponding practice exercises. Students understand from the very beginning that doing math is an essential part of learning it. Motivational, realworld applications demonstrate how integral mathematical understanding is to a variety of disciplines, careers, and everyday situations.
First Chapter
The Akst/Bragg series’ success is built around clear and concise writing, a sidebyside “teach by example” approach, and integrated applications throughout that help students achieve a conceptual understanding. The userfriendly design offers a distinctive sidebyside format that pairs examples and their solutions with corresponding practice exercises. Students understand from the very beginning that doing math is an essential part of learning it. Motivational, realworld applications demonstrate how integral mathematical understanding is to a variety of disciplines, careers, and everyday situations.
Table of Contents
1. Whole Numbers
Pretest
1.1 Introduction to Whole Numbers
1.2 Adding and Subtracting Whole Numbers
1.3 Multiplying Whole Numbers
1.4 Dividing Whole Numbers
1.5 Exponents, Order of Operations, and Averages
1.6 More on Solving Word Problems
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
2. Fractions
Pretest
2.1 Factors and Prime Numbers
2.2 Introduction to Fractions
2.3 Adding and Subtracting Fractions
2.4 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
3. Decimals
Pretest
3.1 Introduction to Decimals
3.2 Adding and Subtracting Decimals
3.3 Multiplying Decimals
3.4 Dividing Decimals
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
4. Basic Algebra: Solving Simple Equations
Pretest
4.1 Introduction to Basic Algebra
4.2 Solving Addition and Subtraction Equations
4.3 Solving Multiplication and Division Equations
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
5. Ratio and Proportion
Pretest
5.1 Introduction to Ratios
5.2 Solving Proportions
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
6. Percents
Pretest
6.1 Introduction to Percents
6.2 Solving Percent Problems
6.3 More on Percents
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
7. Signed Numbers
Pretest
7.1 Introduction to Signed Numbers
7.2 Adding Signed Numbers
7.3 Subtracting Signed Numbers
7.4 Multiplying Signed Numbers
7.5 Dividing Signed Numbers
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
8. Basic Statistics
Pretest
8.1 Introduction to Basic Statistics
8.2 Tables and Graphs
Key Concepts
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
9. More on Algebra
Pretest
9.1 Solving Equations
9.2 More on Solving Equations
9.3 Using Formulas
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
10. Measurement and Units
Pretest
10.1 U.S. Customary Units
10.2 Metric Units and Metric/U.S. Customary Unit Conversions
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
11. Basic Geometry
Pretest
11.1 Introduction to Basic Geometry
11.2 Perimeter and Circumference
11.3 Area
11.4 Volume
11.5 Similar Triangles
11.6 Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
Appendix
Scientific Notation
Answers
Glossary
Index
Reading Group Guide
1. Whole Numbers
Pretest
1.1 Introduction to Whole Numbers
1.2 Adding and Subtracting Whole Numbers
1.3 Multiplying Whole Numbers
1.4 Dividing Whole Numbers
1.5 Exponents, Order of Operations, and Averages
1.6 More on Solving Word Problems
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
2. Fractions
Pretest
2.1 Factors and Prime Numbers
2.2 Introduction to Fractions
2.3 Adding and Subtracting Fractions
2.4 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
3. Decimals
Pretest
3.1 Introduction to Decimals
3.2 Adding and Subtracting Decimals
3.3 Multiplying Decimals
3.4 Dividing Decimals
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
4. Basic Algebra: Solving Simple Equations
Pretest
4.1 Introduction to Basic Algebra
4.2 Solving Addition and Subtraction Equations
4.3 Solving Multiplication and Division Equations
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
5. Ratio and Proportion
Pretest
5.1 Introduction to Ratios
5.2 Solving Proportions
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
6. Percents
Pretest
6.1 Introduction to Percents
6.2 Solving Percent Problems
6.3 More on Percents
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
7. Signed Numbers
Pretest
7.1 Introduction to Signed Numbers
7.2 Adding Signed Numbers
7.3 Subtracting Signed Numbers
7.4 Multiplying Signed Numbers
7.5 Dividing Signed Numbers
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
8. Basic Statistics
Pretest
8.1 Introduction to Basic Statistics
8.2 Tables and Graphs
Key Concepts
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
9. More on Algebra
Pretest
9.1 Solving Equations
9.2 More on Solving Equations
9.3 Using Formulas
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
10. Measurement and Units
Pretest
10.1 U.S. Customary Units
10.2 Metric Units and Metric/U.S. Customary Unit Conversions
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
11. Basic Geometry
Pretest
11.1 Introduction to Basic Geometry
11.2 Perimeter and Circumference
11.3 Area
11.4 Volume
11.5 Similar Triangles
11.6 Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
Appendix
Scientific Notation
Answers
Glossary
Index
Interviews
1. Whole Numbers
Pretest
1.1 Introduction to Whole Numbers
1.2 Adding and Subtracting Whole Numbers
1.3 Multiplying Whole Numbers
1.4 Dividing Whole Numbers
1.5 Exponents, Order of Operations, and Averages
1.6 More on Solving Word Problems
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
2. Fractions
Pretest
2.1 Factors and Prime Numbers
2.2 Introduction to Fractions
2.3 Adding and Subtracting Fractions
2.4 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
3. Decimals
Pretest
3.1 Introduction to Decimals
3.2 Adding and Subtracting Decimals
3.3 Multiplying Decimals
3.4 Dividing Decimals
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
4. Basic Algebra: Solving Simple Equations
Pretest
4.1 Introduction to Basic Algebra
4.2 Solving Addition and Subtraction Equations
4.3 Solving Multiplication and Division Equations
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
5. Ratio and Proportion
Pretest
5.1 Introduction to Ratios
5.2 Solving Proportions
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
6. Percents
Pretest
6.1 Introduction to Percents
6.2 Solving Percent Problems
6.3 More on Percents
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
7. Signed Numbers
Pretest
7.1 Introduction to Signed Numbers
7.2 Adding Signed Numbers
7.3 Subtracting Signed Numbers
7.4 Multiplying Signed Numbers
7.5 Dividing Signed Numbers
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
8. Basic Statistics
Pretest
8.1 Introduction to Basic Statistics
8.2 Tables and Graphs
Key Concepts
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
9. More on Algebra
Pretest
9.1 Solving Equations
9.2 More on Solving Equations
9.3 Using Formulas
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
10. Measurement and Units
Pretest
10.1 U.S. Customary Units
10.2 Metric Units and Metric/U.S. Customary Unit Conversions
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
11. Basic Geometry
Pretest
11.1 Introduction to Basic Geometry
11.2 Perimeter and Circumference
11.3 Area
11.4 Volume
11.5 Similar Triangles
11.6 Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
Appendix
Scientific Notation
Answers
Glossary
Index
Recipe
1. Whole Numbers
Pretest
1.1 Introduction to Whole Numbers
1.2 Adding and Subtracting Whole Numbers
1.3 Multiplying Whole Numbers
1.4 Dividing Whole Numbers
1.5 Exponents, Order of Operations, and Averages
1.6 More on Solving Word Problems
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
2. Fractions
Pretest
2.1 Factors and Prime Numbers
2.2 Introduction to Fractions
2.3 Adding and Subtracting Fractions
2.4 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
3. Decimals
Pretest
3.1 Introduction to Decimals
3.2 Adding and Subtracting Decimals
3.3 Multiplying Decimals
3.4 Dividing Decimals
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
4. Basic Algebra: Solving Simple Equations
Pretest
4.1 Introduction to Basic Algebra
4.2 Solving Addition and Subtraction Equations
4.3 Solving Multiplication and Division Equations
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
5. Ratio and Proportion
Pretest
5.1 Introduction to Ratios
5.2 Solving Proportions
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
6. Percents
Pretest
6.1 Introduction to Percents
6.2 Solving Percent Problems
6.3 More on Percents
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
7. Signed Numbers
Pretest
7.1 Introduction to Signed Numbers
7.2 Adding Signed Numbers
7.3 Subtracting Signed Numbers
7.4 Multiplying Signed Numbers
7.5 Dividing Signed Numbers
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
8. Basic Statistics
Pretest
8.1 Introduction to Basic Statistics
8.2 Tables and Graphs
Key Concepts
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
9. More on Algebra
Pretest
9.1 Solving Equations
9.2 More on Solving Equations
9.3 Using Formulas
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
10. Measurement and Units
Pretest
10.1 U.S. Customary Units
10.2 Metric Units and Metric/U.S. Customary Unit Conversions
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
11. Basic Geometry
Pretest
11.1 Introduction to Basic Geometry
11.2 Perimeter and Circumference
11.3 Area
11.4 Volume
11.5 Similar Triangles
11.6 Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem
Key Concepts and Skills
Review Exercises
Posttest
Cumulative Review Exercises
Appendix
Scientific Notation
Answers
Glossary
Index
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