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Basic Mathematics [With Prepaid Access Code to Mymathlab] / Edition 10

Basic Mathematics [With Prepaid Access Code to Mymathlab] / Edition 10

by Marvin L. Bittinger
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ISBN-13: 9780321306043
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 01/28/2007
Edition description: Older Edition
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Marvin Bittinger- For over thirty years Professor Marvin L. Bittinger has been teaching math at the university level. Since 1968 he has been employed as a professor of mathematics education at Indiana University - Purdue University at Indianapolis. Professor Bittinger has authored 159 publications on topics ranging from Basic Mathematics to Algebra and Trigonometry to Brief Calculus. He received his BA in Mathematics from Manchester College in 1963 and his PhD in Mathematics Education from Purdue University in 1968. Special honors include being Distinguished Visiting Professor at the United States Air Force Academy and being elected to the Manchester College Board of Trustees from 1992 to 1999. His hobbies include hiking, baseball, golf, and bowling and he enjoys membership in the Professional Bowler's Association and the Society for the Advancement of Baseball Research.

Professor Bittinger has also had the privilege of speaking at a recent mathematics convention giving a lecture entitled, Baseball and Mathematics. In addition, he also has an interest in philosophy and theology, in particular, apologetics. Professor Bittinger currently lives in Carmel, Indiana with his wife Elaine. He has two grown and married sons, Lowell and Chris, and three grandchildren.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Whole Numbers
1.1 Standard Notation
1.2 Addition
1.3 Subtraction
1.4 Rounding and Estimating; Order
1.5 Multiplication
1.6 Division
1.7 Solving Equations
1.8 Applications and Problem Solving
1.9 Exponential Notation and Order of Operations
Chapter 2 Fraction Notation: Multiplication and Division
2.1 Factorizations
2.2 Divisibility
2.3 Fractions and Fraction Notation
2.4 Multiplication and Applications
2.5 Simplifying
2.6 Multiplying, Simplifying, and Applications
2.7 Division and Applications
Chapter 3 Fraction Notation and Mixed Numerals
3.1 Least Common Multiples
3.2 Addition and Applications
3.3 Subtraction, Order, and Applications
3.4 Mixed Numerals
3.5 Addition and Subtraction Using Mixed Numerals; Applications
3.6 Multiplication and Division Using Mixed Numerals; Applications
3.7 Order of Operations; Estimation
Chapter 4 Decimal Notation
4.1 Decimal Notation, Order, and Rounding
4.2 Addition and Subtraction
4.3 Multiplication
4.4 Division
4.5 Converting from Fraction Notation to Decimal Notation
4.6 Estimating
4.7 Applications and Problem Solving
Chapter 5 Ratio and Proportion
5.1 Introduction to Ratios
5.2 Rates and Unit Prices
5.3 Proportions
5.4 Applications ofProportions
5.5 Geometric Applications
Chapter 6 Percent Notation
6.1 Percent Notation
6.2 Percent and Fraction Notation
6.3 Solving Percent Problems Using Percent Equations
6.4 Solving Percent Problems Using Proportions
6.5 Applications of Percent
6.6 Sales Tax, Commission, and Discount
6.7 Simple and Compound Interest
6.8 Interest Rates on Credit Cards and Loans
Chapter 7 Data, Graphs, and Statistics
7.1 Averages, Medians, and Modes
7.2 Tables and Pictographs
7.3 Bar Graphs and Line Graphs
7.4 Circle Graphs

Chapter 8 Measurement
8.1 Linear Measures: American Units
8.2 Linear Measures: The Metric System
8.3 Converting Between American Units and Metric Units
8.4 Weight and Mass; Medical Applications
8.5 Capacity; Medical Applications
8.6 Time and Temperature
8.7 Converting Units of Area
Chapter 9 Geometry
9.1 Perimeter
9.2 Area
9.3 Circles
9.4 Volume
9.5 Angles and Triangles
9.6 Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem
Chapter 10 Real Numbers
10.1 The Real Numbers
10.2 Addition of Real Numbers
10.3 Subtraction of Real Numbers
10.4 Multiplication of Real Numbers
10.5 Division of Real Numbers and Order of Operations
Chapter 11 Algebra: Solving Equations and Problems
11.1 Introduction to Algebra
11.2 Solving Equations: The Addition Principle
11.3 Solving Equations: The Multiplication Principle
11.4 Using the Principles Together
11.5 Applications and Problem Solving

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