Practical Math: Skills and Concepts

Practical Math: Skills and Concepts

by Marguerite M. Fredrick

Hardcover(3RD)

$81.80

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780030513374
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 01/01/1998
Edition description: 3RD
Pages: 486
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 14 Years

Table of Contents

Numeration
Pre-Skills Test
x
Chapter Opener
1(1)
Numbers Everywhere
2(2)
Place Value: Whole Numbers
4(2)
Place Value: Decimals
6(2)
Comparing and Ordering Numbers
8(2)
Problem-Solving Application Consumer: Reading Meters
10(2)
Problem-Solving Application Career: Postal Clerk
12(2)
Midchapter Review
13(1)
Problem-Solving Strategy Identifying Needed Information
14(2)
Rounding Numbers
16(2)
Exponent Form
18(2)
Problem-Solving Application Consumer: Understanding Menus
20(8)
Chapter Review
22(1)
Chapter Test
23(1)
Enrichment: Ancient Number Systems
24(1)
Calculator: Basic Operations on a Calculator
25(1)
Whole Number Computation
Pre-Skills Test
26(1)
Chapter Opener
27(1)
Estimating Sums and Differences
28(2)
Adding
30(2)
Subtracting
32(3)
Problem-Solving Application Consumer: Making Change
35(1)
Multiplying and Dividing: Powers of 10
36(2)
Estimating Products and Quotients
38(2)
Multiplying by 1- and 2-Digit Numbers
40(2)
Multiplying by 3-Digit Numbers
42(3)
Midchapter Review
44(1)
Problem-Solving Application Career: Nurse
45(1)
Dividing by a 1-Digit Divisor
46(2)
Dividing by a 2-Digit: Divisor
48(2)
Dividing by a 3-Digit Divisor
50(2)
Problem-Solving Strategy Writing Subproblems
52(2)
Decision Making: Choosing an Activity
54(8)
Chapter Review
56(1)
Chapter Test
57(1)
Enrichment: Divisibility
58(1)
Estimation Skills: Adjusting Front-End Estimates
59(1)
Decimal Computation
Pre-Skills Test
60(1)
Chapter Opener
61(1)
Adding Decimals
62(2)
Substracting Decimals
64(2)
Problem-Solving Application Consumer: Net Pay
66(2)
Multiplying and Dividing by Powers of 10
68(2)
Problem-Solving Strategy Guessing and Checking
70(3)
Midchapter Review
72(1)
Problem-Solving Application Consumer: Checking Accounts
73(1)
Multiplying Decimals
74(2)
Problem-Solving Application Consumer: Cost of Electricity
76(1)
Problem-Solving Application Career: Lab Technician
77(1)
Decimal Quotients
78(2)
Diving by Decimals
80(3)
Problem-Solving Application Consumer: Finding Miles Per Gallon
83(1)
Decision Making: Where to Shop
84(8)
Chapter Review
84(3)
Chapter Test
87(1)
Cumulative Review
88(2)
Statistics
Pre-Skills Test
90(1)
Chapter Opener
91(1)
Collecting Data
92(3)
Problem-Solving Application Consumer: Finding the Price of a New Car
95(1)
Reading and Interpreting Data
96(2)
Mean
98(2)
Range, Median, and Mode
100(2)
Problem-Solving Strategy Making a Table
102(3)
Midchapter Review
104(1)
Problem-Solving Application Career: Ecologist
105(1)
Bar Graphs
106(2)
Line Graphs
108(2)
Problem-Solving Application Consumer: Ordering from a Catalog
110(2)
Pictographs
112(2)
Problem-Solving Application Consumer: Renting Apartments
114(8)
Chapter Review
116(1)
Chapter Test
117(1)
Enrichment: Scattergrams
118(1)
Mental Math: Clustering
119(1)
Fractions
Pre-Skills Test
120(1)
Chapter Opener
121(1)
Introduction to Fractions
122(2)
GCF and LCM
124(2)
Equivalent Fractions
126(2)
Comparing Fractions
128(4)
Midchapter Review
131(1)
Mixed Numbers
132(2)
Problem-Solving Strategy Interpreting Remainders
134(2)
Fractions and Decimals
136(2)
Problem-Solving Application Consumer: Budgeting
138(1)
Problem-Solving Application Career: Advertising Executive
139(7)
Chapter Review
140(1)
Chapter Test
141(1)
Enrichment: Terminating Decimals
142(1)
Calculator: Fractions on a Calculator
143(1)
Fraction Computation
Pre-Skills Test
144(1)
Chapter Opener
145(1)
Multiplying Fractions
146(2)
Multiplying Mixed Numbers
148(2)
Dividing Fractions
150(2)
Dividing Mixed Numbers
152(2)
Problem-Solving Strategy Working Backward
154(3)
Midchapter Review
156(1)
Problem-Solving Application Career: Carpenter
157(1)
Adding Fractions
158(2)
Adding Mixed Numbers
160(2)
Subtracting Fractions
162(2)
Subtracting Mixed Numbers
164(3)
Problem-Solving Application Consumer: Determining Cab Fares
167(1)
Estimating with Mixed Numbers
168(2)
Problem-Solving Application Consumer: Buying On an Installment Plan
170(2)
Decision Making: Do It Yourself
172(8)
Chapter Review
174(1)
Chapter Test
175(1)
Cumulative Review
176(2)
Measurement
Pre-Skills Test
178(1)
Chapter Opener
179(1)
Customary Units of Length
180(2)
Customary Units of Capacity and Weight
182(2)
Computing with Customary Measures
184(2)
Computing with Time
186(2)
Problem-Solving Application Consumer: Time Zones and Travel Schedules
188(3)
Midchapter Review
190(1)
Problem-Solving Application Consumer: Hourly Wages and Overtime Pay
191(1)
Metric Units of Length
192(2)
Metric Units of Mass and Capacity
194(3)
Problem-Solving Application Career: Draftsperson
197(1)
Converting Metric Units
198(2)
Measuring Temperature
200(2)
Problem-Solving Strategy Drawing a Diagram
202(8)
Chapter Review
204(1)
Chapter Test
205(1)
Enrichment: Precision and Greatest Possible Error
206(1)
Estimation Skills: Estimating with Customary Measures
207(1)
Ratio and Proportion
Pre-Skills Test
208(1)
Chapter Opener
209(1)
Ratio
210(2)
Rate
212(2)
Problem-Solving Application Consumer: Comparison Shopping
214(2)
Solving a Proportion
216(2)
Problem-Solving Strategy Using Estimation
218(2)
Problem-Solving Application Using Proportions to Solve Problems
220(3)
Midchapter Review
222(1)
Problem-Solving Application Career: Photographer
223(1)
Using a Scale
224(2)
Problem-Solving Application Consumer: Using Maps
226(8)
Chapter Review
228(1)
Chapter Test
229(1)
Enrichment: Inverse Proportions
230(1)
Calculator: Solving Proportions on a Calculator
231(1)
Percent
Pre-Skills Test
232(1)
Chapter Opener
233(1)
Decimals and Percents
234(2)
Writing Percents as Fractions
236(2)
Writing Fractions as Percents
238(2)
Finding a Percent of a Number
240(2)
Problem-Solving Application Consumer: Federal Income Taxes
242(3)
Midchapter Review
244(1)
Problem-Solving Application Career: Store Owner
245(1)
Finding What Percent One Number Is of Another
246(2)
Find a Number When a Percent of It Is Known
248(2)
Using Proportions to Solve Percent Problems
250(2)
Problem-Solving Strategy Supplying Missing Information
252(2)
Problem-Solving Application Consumer: Commission
254(2)
Problem-Solving Application Consumer: Discount
256(2)
Percents of Increase and Decrease
258(2)
Problem-Solving Application Consumer: Interest
260(8)
Chapter Review
262(1)
Chapter Test
263(1)
Cumulative Review
264(2)
Probability
Pre-Skills Test
266(1)
Chapter Opener
267(1)
Probability
268(3)
Problem-Solving Application Consumer: Life Insurance
271(1)
Probability and Predictions
272(2)
Problem-Solving Application Career: Scientist
274(2)
Midchapter Review
275(1)
Possible Outcomes
276(2)
Independent and Dependent Events
278(2)
Problem-Solving Strategy Making an Organized List
280(2)
Problem-Solving Application Sampling and Quality Control
282(2)
Decision Making: Choosing Transportation
284(8)
Chapter Review
286(1)
Chapter Test
287(1)
Enrichment: Permutations
288(1)
Mental Math: Probabilities as Fractions
289(1)
Geometry
Pre-Skills Test
290(1)
Chapter Opener
291(1)
Points, Lines, and Planes
292(2)
Measuring and Drawing Angles
294(2)
Classifying Angles
296(2)
Constructing Congruent Line Segments and Angles
298(3)
Constructing Perpendicular and Parallel Lines
301(3)
Polygons and Circles
304(5)
Triangles
309(1)
Midchapter Review
309(1)
Problem-Solving Strategy Looking for a Pattern
310(2)
Square Root
312(2)
The Pythagorean Theorem
314(2)
Problem-Solving Application Career: Surveyor
316(1)
Problem-Solving Application Constructing Circle Graphs
317(1)
Quadrilaterals
318(2)
Similar Figures
320(2)
Problem-Solving Application Indirect Measurement
322(8)
Chapter Review
324(1)
Chapter Test
325(1)
Enrichment: Corresponding Angles
326(1)
Estimation Skills: Estimating Angle Measures
327(1)
Perimeter, Area, and Volume
Pre-Skills Test
328(1)
Chapter Opener
329(1)
Perimeter
330(2)
Circumference
332(2)
Areas of Rectangles, Squares, and Parallelograms
334(2)
Areas of Triangles and Trapezoids
336(2)
Areas of Circles
338(2)
Problem-Solving Strategy Solving a Simpler Problem
340(3)
Midchapter Review
342(1)
Problem-Solving Application Career: Carpet Installer
343(1)
Solid Figures
344(3)
Surface Area
347(2)
Problem-Solving Application Consumer: Gift Wrapping a Package
349(1)
Volumes of Prisms and Pyramids
350(2)
Volumes of Cylinders and Cones
352(2)
Problem-Solving Application Consumer: Decorating an Apartment
354(2)
Decision Making: Developing a Budget
356(8)
Chapter Review
358(1)
Chapter Test
359(1)
Cumulative Review
360(2)
Rational Numbers
Pre-Skills Test
362(1)
Chapter Opener
363(1)
Integers
364(3)
Adding Integers
367(3)
Subtracting Integers
370(2)
Multiplying Integers
372(2)
Dividing Integers
374(2)
Problem-Solving Application Career: Meteorologist
376(2)
Midchapter Review
377(1)
Scientific Notation
378(2)
Graphing Points in a Plane
380(2)
Problem-Solving Application Latitude and Longitude
382(2)
Rational Numbers
384(2)
Computing with Rational Numbers
386(2)
Problem-Solving Strategy Choosing a Strategy
388(2)
Problem-Solving Application Consumer: Trading Stocks
390(8)
Chapter Review
392(1)
Chapter Test
393(1)
Enrichment: The Laws of Exponents
394(1)
Mental Math: Using the Properties of Rational Numbers
395(1)
Equations
Pre-Skills Test
396(1)
Chapter Opener
397(1)
Order of Operations
398(2)
Algebraic Expressions
400(2)
Evaluating Expressions and Formulas
402(3)
Problem-Solving Application Using the Distance Formula
405(1)
Equations and Inequalities
406(2)
Graphing Points on a Line
408(2)
Problem-Solving Application Career: Pharmacist
410(2)
Midchapter Review
411(1)
Solving Equations by Addition or Subtraction
412(2)
Solving Equations by Multiplication or Division
414(2)
Solving Two-Step Equations
416(2)
Graphing Equations in Two Variables
418(3)
Problem-Solving Application Consumer: Energy Conservation
421(5)
Chapter Review
422(1)
Chapter Test
423(1)
Enrichment: Combining Like Terms
424(1)
Calculator: Difference Between Calculators
425(1)
Extra Practice 426(36)
Glossary 462(4)
Selected Answers 466(8)
Tables 474(6)
Index 480

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