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Developmental Mathematics: College Mathematics and Introductory Algebra / Edition 7

Developmental Mathematics: College Mathematics and Introductory Algebra / Edition 7

by Marvin L. Bittinger
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KEY MESSAGE: Building on its reputation for accurate content and a unified system of instruction, the Seventh Edition of Bittinger/Beecher’s Developmental Mathematics paperback integrates success-building study tools, innovative pedagogy, and a comprehensive instructional support package with time-tested teaching techniques.

 Whole Numbers, Fraction Notation, Decimal Notation, Percent Notation, Data, Graphs, and Statistics, Geometry, Introduction to Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions, Solving Equations and Inequalities, Graphs of Linear Equations, Polynomials: Operations, Polynomials: Factoring, Rational Expressions and Equations, Systems of Equations, Radical Expressions and Equations, Quadratic Equations

For all readers interested in Developmental Mathematics.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900321331914
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Publication date: 01/31/2007
Series: Bittinger Developmental Mathematics Paperback Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 1344
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Note: every chapter concludes with a Chapter Summary and Review and a Chapter Test.

1. Whole Numbers

1.1 Standard Notation; Order

1.2 Addition and Subtraction

1.3 Multiplication and Division; Rounding and Estimating

1.4 Solving Equations

1.5 Applications and Problem Solving

 Translating for Success

1.6 Exponential Notation and Order of Operations

1.7 Factorizations

1.8 Divisibility

1.9 Least Common Multiples

 Summary and Review



2. Fraction Notation

2.1 Fraction Notation and Simplifying

2.2 Multiplication and Division

2.3 Addition and Subtraction; Order

2.4 Mixed Numerals

2.5 Applications and Problem Solving

 Translating for Success

2.6 Order of Operations; Estimation

 Summary and Review




3. Decimal Notation

3.1 Decimal Notation, Order, and Rounding

3.2 Addition and Subtraction

3.3 Multiplication

3.4 Division

3.5 Converting from Fraction Notation to Decimal Notation

3.6 Estimating

3.7 Applications and Problem Solving

 Translating for Success

 Summary and Review



4. Percent Notation

4.1 Ratio and Proportion

4.2 Percent Notation

4.3 Percent and Fraction Notation

4.4 Solving Percent Problems Using Percent Equations

4.5 Solving Percent Problems Using Proportions

4.6 Applications of Percent

 Translating for Success

4.7 Sales Tax, Commission, Discount, and Interest

4.8 Interest Rates on Credit Cards and Loans

 Summary and Review



5. Data, Graphs, and Statistics

5.1 Averages, Medians, and Modes

5.2 Tables and Pictographs

5.3 Bar Graphs and Line Graphs

5.4 Circle Graphs

 Translating for Success

 Summary and Review



6. Geometry

6.1 Basic Geometric Figures

6.2 Perimeter

6.3 Area

6.4 Circles

6.5 Volume and Surface Area

6.6 Relationships Between Angle Measures

6.7 Congruent Triangles and Properties of Parallelograms

6.8 Similar Triangles

 Translating for Success

 Summary and Review



7. Introduction to Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions

7.1 Introduction to Algebra

7.2 The Real Numbers

7.3 Addition of Real Numbers

7.4 Subtraction of Real Numbers

7.5 Multiplication of Real Numbers

7.6 Division of Real Numbers

7.7 Properties of Real Numbers

7.8 Simplifying Expressions; Order of Operations

 Translating for Success

 Summary and Review



8. Solving Equations and Inequalities

8.1 Solving Equations:  The Addition Principle

8.2 Solving Equations:  The Multiplication Principle

8.3 Using the Principles Together

8.4 Formulas

8.5 Applications of Percent

8.6 Applications and Problem Solving

 Translating for Success

8.7 Solving Inequalities

8.8 Applications and Problem Solving with Inequalities

 Summary and Review



9. Graphs of Linear Equations

9.1 Graphs and Applications of Linear Equations

9.2 More with Graphing and Intercepts

 Visualizing for Success

9.3 Slope and Applications

9.4 Equations of Lines

9.5 Graphing Using the Slope and the y-Intercept

9.6 Parallel and Perpendicular Lines

9.7 Graphing Inequalities in Two Variables

 Visualizing for Success

 Summary and Review



10. Polynomials: Operations

10.1 Integers as Exponents

10.2 Exponents and Scientific Notation

10.3 Introduction to Polynomials

10.4 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials

10.5 Multiplication of Polynomials

10.6 Special Products

 Visualizing for Success

10.7 Operations with Polynomials in Several Variables

10.8 Division of Polynomials

 Summary and Review



11. Factoring

11.1 Introduction to Factoring

11.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Type x2 + bx + c

11.3 Factoring ax2 + bx + c, a ≠ 1:  The FOIL Method

11.4 Factoring ax2 + bx + c, a ≠ 1:  The ac-Method

11.5 Factoring Trinomial Squares and Differences of Squares

11.6 Factoring:  A General Strategy

11.7 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring

11.8 Applications of Quadratic Equations

 Translating for Success

 Summary and Review



12. Rational Expressions and Equations

12.1 Multiplying and Simplifying Rational Expressions

12.2 Division and Reciprocals

12.3 Least Common Multiples and Denominators

12.4 Adding Rational Expressions

12.5 Subtracting Rational Expressions

12.6 Solving Rational Equations

12.7 Applications Using Rational Equations and Proportions

 Translating for Success

12.8 Complex Rational Expressions

12.9 Direct and Inverse Variation

 Summary and Review



13. Systems of Equations

13.1 Systems of Equations in Two Variables

13.2 The Substitution Method

13.3 The Elimination Method

13.4 Applications and Problem Solving

13.5 Applications with Motion

 Translating for Success

 Summary and Review



14. Radical Expressions and Equations

14.1 Introduction to Radical Expressions

14.2 Multiplying and Simplifying with Radical Expressions

14.3 Quotients Involving Radical Expressions

14.4 Addition, Subtraction, and More Multiplication

14.5 Radical Equations

14.6 Applications with Right Triangles

 Translating for Success

 Summary and Review




15.1 Introduction to Quadratic Equations

15.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square

15.3 The quadratic Formula

15.4 Formulas

15.5 Applications and Problem Solving

 Translating for Success

15.6 Graphs of Quadratic Equations

 Visualizing for Success

15.7 Functions

 Summary and Review




A. Linear Measure: American and Metric Units

B. Weight and Mass; Medical Applications

C. Capacity; Medical Applications

D. Time and Temperature

E. Sets

F. Factoring Sums or Differences of Cubes

G. Finding Equations of Lines: Point - Slope Equation

H. Equations Involving Absolute Value

I. The Distance Formula and Midpoints

J. Higher Roots, and Rational Numbers as Exponents

K. Nonlinear Inequalities

L. Systems of Linear Inequalities

M. Probability

N. Applying Reasoning Skills

O. Multistep Applied Problems

P. THEA Practice Test

Q. THEA Test Mathematics Skills

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