Basic College Mathematics

ISBN-10: 0077281136
ISBN-13: 9780077281137
Edition: 2nd 2009
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List price: $177.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 10/10/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 832
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.498
Language: English

Basic College Mathematicsoffers a refreshing approach to the traditional content of the course. Presented in worktext format,Basic College Mathematicsfocuses on basic number skills: operations and problem-solving with whole numbers, fractions, and decimals. Other topics include geometry, measurement, ratios, proportions, percents, and the real number system (with an introduction to algebra). The text reflects the compassion and insight of its experienced author team with features developed to address the specific needs of developmental level students. .

Molly O'Neill received a bachelor of science in mathematics and a master of arts in teaching from Western Michigan University. She taught as an adjunct instructor at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, Eastern Michigan University, Wayne State University, and Oakland Community College. She has taught for 22 years in the School of Mathematics at Daytona State College. She has authored several course supplements for College Algebra, Trigonometry, and Precalculus and has reviewed texts for Developmental Mathematics.

Whole Numbers
Introduction to Whole Numbers
Addition of Whole Numbers and Perimeter
Subtraction of Whole Numbers
Rounding and Estimating
Multiplication of Whole Numbers and Area
Division of Whole Numbers Problem Recognition Exercises - Operations on Whole Numbers
Exponents, Square Roots, and the Order of Operations
Problem-Solving Strategies
Fractions and Mixed Numbers: Multiplication and Division
Introduction to Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Prime Numbers and Factorizations
Simplifying Fractions to Lowest Terms
Multiplication of Fractions and Applications
Division of Fractions and Applications Problem Recognition Exercises - Multiplication and Division of Fractions
Multiplication and Division of Mixed Numbers
Fractions and Mixed Numbers: Addition and Subtraction
Addition and Subtraction of Like Fractions
Least Common Multiple and Equivalent Fractions
Addition and Subtraction of Unlike Fractions
Addition and Subtractions of Mixed Numbers Problem Recognition Exercises - Operations on Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Order of Operations and Applications of Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Decimals
Decimal Notation and Rounding
Addition and Subtraction of Decimals
Multiplication of Decimals
Division of Decimals Problem Recognition Exercises - Operations on Decimals
Fractions as Decimals
Order of Operations and Applications of Decimals
Ratio and Proportion
Ratios
Rates Problem Recognition Exercises - Ratios and Rates
Proportions
Applications of Proportions and Similar Figures
Percents
Percents and Their Fraction and Decimal Forms
Fractions and Decimals and Their Percent Forms
Percent Proportions and Applications
Percent Equations and Applications Problem Recognition Exercises -- Percents
Applications Involving Tax and Commission
Percent Increase and Decrease
Simple and Compound Interest
Measurement
Converting U.S. Customary Units of Length
Converting U.S. Customary Units of Time, Weight, and Capacity
Metric Units of Length
Metric Units of Mass and Capacity and Medical Applications Problem Recognition Exercises - Conversion of Units
Converting Between U.S. Customary and Metric Units
Geometry
Lines and Angles
Triangles and the Pythagorean Theorem
Quadrilaterals, Perimeter, and Area
Circles, Circumference, and Area Problem Recognition Exercises - Perimeter, Circumference, and Area
Volume
Introduction to Statistics
Tables, Bar Graphs, Pictographs, and Line Graphs
Frequency Distributions and Histograms
Circle Graphs Problem Recognition Exercises - Tables and Graphs
Mean, Median, and Mode
Introduction to Probability
Real Numbers
Real Numbers and the Real Number Line
Addition of Real Numbers
Subtraction of Real Numbers Problem Recognition Exercises - Addition and Subtraction of Real Numbers
Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers Problem Recognition Exercises - Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers
Order of Operations
Solving Equations
Properties of Real Numbers
Simplifying Expressions
Addition and Subtraction Properties of Equality
Multiplication and Division Properties of Equality
Solving Equations with Multiple Steps Problem Recognition Exercises - Linear Equations
Applications and Problem Solving
Appendix
Energy and Power
Scientific Notation
Rectangular Coordinate System

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