MyMathLab for Squires / Wyrick Basic Mathematics -- Access Card / Edition 1

MyMathLab for Squires / Wyrick Basic Mathematics -- Access Card / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0321697324
ISBN-13:
9780321697325
Pub. Date:
03/04/2011
Publisher:
Pearson

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MyMathLab for Squires / Wyrick Basic Mathematics -- Access Card / Edition 1

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John Squires and Karen Wyrick have used their successes in the classroom and the lab to design the MyMathLab for Basic Mathematics eCourse. This new MyMathLab eCourse offers students a guided learning path through content that has been organized into smaller, more manageable portions. This course structure includes pre-made tutorials and assessments for every topic in the course, giving instructors an eCourse that can be easily set up and customized for a variety of learning environments.

This package consists of the MyMathLab access kit only, and does not include any supplementary material.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780321697325
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 03/04/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 720
Product dimensions: 6.47(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.08(d)

About the Author

John Squires has been teaching math for over 20 years. He was the architect of the nationally acclaimed “Do the Math” program at Cleveland State Community College and is now head of the math department at Chattanooga State Community College, where he is implementing course redesign throughout the department. John is the 2010 Cross Scholar for the League for Innovation and the author of the 13th Cross Paper which focuses on course redesign. As a redesign scholar for The National Center for Academic Transformation (NCAT), John speaks frequently on course redesign and has worked with both colleges and high schools on using technology to improve student learning.

Karen Wyrick is the current chair of the math department at Cleveland State Community College and has been teaching math there for over 18 years. She is an outstanding instructor, as students have selected her as the college’s best instructor more than once! Karen played an integral role in Cleveland State’s Bellwether Award-winning “Do the Math” redesign project, and she speaks frequently on course redesign at colleges throughout the nation and also serves as a redesign scholar for The National Center for Academic Transformation (NCAT).

Table of Contents

Mini-Mod 1 Whole Numbers

Topic 1.1 Whole Numbers

Topic 1.2 Rounding

Topic 1.3 Adding Whole Numbers; Estimation

Topic 1.4 Subtracting Whole Numbers

Topic 1.5 Basic Problem Solving

Topic 1.6 Multiplying Whole Numbers

Topic 1.7 Dividing Whole Numbers

Topic 1.8 More with Multiplying and Dividing

Topic 1.9 Exponents

Topic 1.10 Order of Operations and Whole Numbers

Topic 1.11 More Problem Solving

Mini-Mod 2 Factors and Fractions

Topic 2.1 Factors

Topic 2.2 Prime Factorization

Topic 2.3 Understanding Fractions

Topic 2.4 Simplifying Fractions — GCF and Factors Method

Topic 2.5 Simplifying Fractions — Prime Factors Method

Topic 2.6 Multiplying Fractions

Topic 2.7 Dividing Fractions

Mini-Mod 3 LCM and Fractions

Topic 3.1 Finding the LCM — List Method

Topic 3.2 Finding the LCM - GCF Method

Topic 3.3 Finding the LCM - Prime Factor Method

Topic 3.4 Writing Fractions with an LCD

Topic 3.5 Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions

Topic 3.6 Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions

Topic 3.7 Order of Operations and Fractions

Mini-Mod 4 Mixed Numbers

Topic 4.1 Changing a Mixed Number to an Improper Fraction

Topic 4.2 Changing an Improper Fraction to a Mixed Number

Topic 4.3 Multiplying Mixed Numbers

Topic 4.4 Dividing Mixed Numbers

Topic 4.5 Adding Mixed Numbers

Topic 4.6 Subtracting Mixed Numbers

Topic 4.7 Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers — Improper Fractions

Mini-Mod 5 Operations with Decimals

Topic 5.1 Decimal Notation

Topic 5.2 Comparing Decimals

Topic 5.3 Rounding Decimals

Topic 5.4 Adding and Subtracting Decimals

Topic 5.5 Multiplying Decimals

Topic 5.6 Dividing Decimals

Topic 5.7 Order of Operations and Decimals

Topic 5.8 Converting Fractions to Decimals

Topic 5.9 Converting Decimals to Fractions

Mini-Mod 6 Ratios, Rates, and Percents

Topic 6.1 Ratios

Topic 6.2 Rates

Topic 6.3 Proportions

Topic 6.4 Percent Notation

Topic 6.5 Percent and Decimal Conversions

Topic 6.6 Percent and Fraction Conversions

Topic 6.7 The Percent Equation

Topic 6.8 The Percent Proportion

Topic 6.9 Percent Applications

Mini-Mod 7 U.S. and Metric Measurement

Topic 7.1 U.S. Length

Topic 7.2 U.S. Weight and Capacity

Topic 7.3 Metric Length

Topic 7.4 Metric Mass and Capacity

Topic 7.5 Converting between U.S. and Metric Units

Topic 7.6 Time and Temperature

Mini-Mod 8 Introduction to Geometry

Topic 8.1 Lines and Angles

Topic 8.2 Figures

Topic 8.3 Perimeter–Definitions and Units

Topic 8.4 Finding Perimeter

Topic 8.5 Area–Definitions and Units

Topic 8.6 Finding Area

Topic 8.7 Understanding Circles

Topic 8.8 Finding Circumference

Topic 8.9 Finding Area–Circles

Mini-Mod 9 More Geometry

Topic 9.1 Volume–Definitions and Units

Topic 9.2 Finding Volume

Topic 9.3 Square Roots

Topic 9.4 The Pythagorean Theorem

Topic 9.5 Similar Figures

Topic 9.6 Finding Unknown Lengths

Mini-Mod 10 Statistics

Topic 10.1 Bar Graphs and Histograms

Topic 10.2 Line Graphs

Topic 10.3 Circle Graphs

Topic 10.4 Mean

Topic 10.5 Median

Topic 10.6 Mode

Mini-Mod 11 Signed Numbers

Topic 11.1 Signed Numbers and Absolute Value

Topic 11.2 Adding Signed Numbers

Topic 11.3 Subtracting Signed Numbers

Topic 11.4 Multiplying and Dividing Signed Numbers

Topic 11.5 Order of Operations and Signed Numbers

Mini-Mod 12 Introduction to Algebra

Topic 12.1 Variables and Algebraic Expressions

Topic 12.2 Like Terms

Topic 12.3 Distributing

Topic 12.4 Simplifying Algebraic Expressions

Topic 12.5 Equations and Solutions

Topic 12.6 Solving Equations by Adding or Subtracting

Topic 12.7 Solving Equations by Multiplying or Dividing

Topic 12.8 Solving Equations Using Both Properties of Equality

Topic 12.9 Solving Equations with Multiple Steps

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