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Basic College Mathematics

ISBN-10: 0131868365
ISBN-13: 9780131868366
Edition: 3rd 2006 (Revised)
Authors: Elayn Martin-Gay
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Book details

List price: $162.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/11/2005
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 880
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.740
Language: English

You can succeed in math with the clearly explained concepts, problem-solving strategies, and study skills help found in Basic College Mathematics, Third Edition by Elayn Martin-Gay. Good study skills are essential to your success in mathematics. This text features Study Skill Builders to help make sure you are getting the most from the time you spend doing homework and studying.

Tools to Help Students Succeed
Additional Resources to Help You Succeed
Preface
Applications Index
The Whole Numbers
Tips for Success in Mathematics
Place Value and Names for Numbers
Adding Whole Numbers and Perimeter
Subtracting Whole Numbers
Rounding and Estimating
Multiplying Whole Numbers and Area
Dividing Whole Numbers
Integrated Review-Operations on Whole Numbers
An Introduction to Problem Solving
Exponents, Square Roots, and Order of Operations
Chapter 1 Group Activity: Modeling Subtraction of Whole Numbers
Chapter 1 Vocabulary Check
Chapter 1 Highlights
Chapter 1 Review
Chapter 1 Test
Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
Introduction to Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Factors and Prime Factorization
Simplest Form of a Fraction
Integrated Review-Summary on Fractions, Mixed Numbers, and Factors
Multiplying Fractions
Dividing Fractions
Chapter 2 Group Activity: Blood and Blood Donation
Chapter 2 Vocabulary Check
Chapter 2 Highlights
Chapter 2 Review
Chapter 2 Test
Chapter 2 Cumulative Review
Adding and Subtracting Fractions
Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions
Least Common Multiple
Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions
Integrated Review-Operations on Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers
Order, Exponents, and the Order of Operations
Fractions and Problem Solving
Chapter 3 Group Activity
Chapter 3 Vocabulary Check
Chapter 3 Highlights
Chapter 3 Review
Chapter 3 Test
Chapter 3 Cumulative Review
Decimals
Introduction to Decimals
Order and Rounding
Adding and Substracting Decimals
Multiplying Decimals and Circumference of a Circle
Integrated Review-Operations on Decimals
Dividing Decimals and Order of Operations
Fractions and Decimals
Chapter 4 Group Activity: Maintaining a Checking Account
Chapter 4 Vocabulary Check
Chapter 4 Highlights
Chapter 4 Review
Chapter 4 Test
Chapter 4 Cumulative Review
Ratio and Proportion
Ratios
Rates
Integrated Review-Ratio and Rate
Proportions
Proportions and Problem Solving
Chapter 5 Group Activity: Consumer Price Index
Chapter 5 Vocabulary Check
Chapter 5 Highlights
Chapter 5 Review
Chapter 5 Test
Chapter 5 Cumulative Review
Percent
Introduction to Percent
Percents and Fractions
Solving Percent Problems Using Equations
Solving Percent Problems Using Proportions
Integrated Review-Percent and Percent Problems
Applications of Percent
Percent and Problem Solving: Sales Tax, Commission, and Discount
Percent and Problem Solving: Interest
Chapter 6 Group Activity: How Much Can You Afford for a House?
Chapter 6 Vocabulary Check
Chapter 6 Highlights
Chapter 6 Review
Chapter 6 Test
Chapter 6 Cumulative Review
Measurement
Length: U.S. and Metric Systems of Measurement
Weight and Mass: U.S. and Metric Systems of Measurement
Capacity: U.S. and Metric Systems of Measurement
Integrated Review-Length, Weight, and Capacity
Conversions Between the U.S. and Metric Systems
Temperature: U.S. and Metric Systems of Measurement
Energy: U.S. and Metric Systems of Measurement
Chapter 7 Group Activity: Speeds
Chapter 7 Vocabulary Check
Chapter 7 Highlights
Chapter 7 Review
Chapter 7 Test
Chapter 7 Cumulative Review
Geometry
Lines and Angles
Plane Figures and Solids
Perimeter
Area
Volume
Integrated Review-Geometry Concepts
Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem
Congruent and Similar Triangles
Chapter 8 Group Activity: The Cost of Road Signs
Chapter 8 Vocabulary Check
Chapter 8 Highlights
Chapter 8 Review
Chapter 8 Test
Chapter 8 Cumulative Review
Statistics and Probability
Reading Pictographs, Bar Graphs, Histograms, and Line Graphs
Reading Circle Graphs
Integrated Review-Reading Graphs
Mean, Median, and Mode
Counting and Introduction to Probability
Chapter 9 Vocabulary Check
Chapter 9 Highlights
Chapter 9 Review
Chapter 9 Test
Chapter 9 Cumulative Review
Signed Numbers
Signed Numbers
Adding Signed Numbers
Subtracting Signed Numbers
Integrated Review-Signed Numbers
Multiplying and Dividing Signed Numbers
Order of Operations
Chapter 10 Group Activity: Magic Squares
Chapter 10 Vocabulary Check
Chapter 10 Highlights
Chapter 10 Review
Chapter 10 Test
Chapter 10 Cumulative Review
Introduction to Algebra
Introduction to Variables
Solving Equations: The Addition Property
Solving Equations: The Multiplication Property
Integrated Review-Expressions and Equations
Solving Equations Using Addition and Multiplication Properties
Equations and Problem Solving
Chapter 11 Group Activity: Modeling Equation Solving with Addition and Subtraction
Chapter 11 Vocabulary Check
Chapter 11 Highlights
Chapter 11 Review
Chapter 11 Test
Chapter 11 Cumulative Review
Tables
The Bigger Picture
Unit Analysis
Answers to Selected Exercises
Solutions to Selected Exercises
Index
Photo Credits

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