# Mathematics in Action Prealgebra Problem Solving

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Description: Key Message: The first book of a three-part series,Prealgebra Problem Solving, Second Edition, illustrates how mathematics arises naturally from everyday situations through updated and revised real-life activities and the accompanying practice More...

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List price: $145.33

Edition: 2nd

Copyright year: 2008

Publisher: Pearson Education

Publication date: 3/12/2007

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 656

Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall

Weight: 2.838

Language: English

Key Message: The first book of a three-part series,Prealgebra Problem Solving, Second Edition, illustrates how mathematics arises naturally from everyday situations through updated and revised real-life activities and the accompanying practice exercises. Along with the activities and the exercises within the text, MathXL reg; and MyMathLabtrade; have been enhanced to create a better overall learning experience for the reader. Technology integrated throughout the text helps readers interpret real-life data algebraically, numerically, symbolically, and graphically. The active style of this book develops readers mathematical literacy and builds a solid foundation for future study in mathematics and other disciplines. Key Topics: Whole Numbers and Problem Solving; Variables and Problem Solving; Problem Solving with Rational Number: Addition and Subtraction of Integers, Fractions, and Decimals; Adding and Subtracting Integers; Adding and Subtracting Fractions; Adding and Subtracting Decimals; Multiplication and Division of Rational Numbers; Multiplying and Dividing Integers; Multiplying and Dividing Fractions; Multiplying and Dividing Decimals; Problem Solvingnbsp; with Ratios, Proportions, and Percents; Problem Solving with Geometry; The Geometry of Two-Dimensional Plane Figures; The Geometry of Three-Dimensional Space Figures; More Problem Solving with Algebra and Models; Mathematical Modeling and Problem Solving Involving Solution of Equations Market: For all readers interested in Prealgebra, Algebra.