Basic College Mathematics An Applied Approach

ISBN-10: 1439046964
ISBN-13: 9781439046968
Edition: 9th 2011
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Book details

List price: $285.95
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 1/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 704
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.080
Language: English

AIM for Success
Whole Numbers
Introduction to Whole Numbers
Addition of Whole Numbers
Subtraction of Whole Numbers
Multiplication of Whole Numbers
Division of Whole Numbers
Exponential Notation and the Order of Operations Agreement
Prime Numbers and Factoring
Focus on Problem Solving: Questions to Ask
Projects and Group Activities
Order of Operations
Patterns in Mathematics
Search the World Wide Web
Fractions
The Least Common Multiple and Greatest Common Factor
Introduction to Fractions
Writing Equivalent Fractions
Addition of Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Subtraction of Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Multiplication of Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Division of Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Order, Exponents, and the Order of Operations Agreement
Focus on Problem Solving: Common Knowledge
Projects and Group Activities
Music
Construction
Fractions of Diagrams
Decimals
Introduction to Decimals
Addition of Decimals
Subtraction of Decimals
Multiplication of Decimals
Division of Decimals
Comparing and Converting Fractions and Decimals
Focus on Problem Solving: Relevant Information
Projects and Group Activities: Fractions as Terminating or Repeating Decimals
Ratio and Proportion
Ratio
Rates
Proportions
Focus on Problem Solving: Looking for a Pattern
Projects and Group Activities
The Golden Ratio
Drawing the Floor Plans for a Building
The U.S. House of Representatives
Percents
Introduction to Percents
Percent Equations:
Percent Equations
Percent Equations
Percent Problems: Proportion Method
Focus on Problem Solving
Using a Calculator as a Problem-Solving Tool
Using Estimation as a Problem-Solving Tool
Projects and Group Activities
Health
Consumer Price Index
Applications for Business and Consumers
Applications to Purchasing
Percent Increase and Percent Decrease
Interest
Real Estate Expenses
Car Expenses
Wages
Bank Statements
Focus on Problem Solving: Counterexamples Projects and Group Activities
Buying a Car
Statistics and Probability
Pictographs and Circle Graphs
Bar Graphs and Broken-Line Graphs
Histograms and Frequency Polygons
Statistical Measures
Introduction to Probability
Focus on Problem Solving: Inductive Reasoning
Projects and Group Activities
Deceptive Graphs
Collecting, Organizing, Displaying, and Analyzing Data
U.S. Customary Units of Measurement
Length
Weight
Capacity
Time
Energy and Power
Focus on Problem Solving: Applying Solutions to Other Problems
Projects and Group Activities: Nomographs
Averages
The Metric System of Measurement
Length
Mass
Capacity
Energy
Conversion Between the U.S. Customary and the Metric Systems of Measurement
Focus on Problem Solving: Working Backward
Projects and Group Activities
Name That Metric Unit
Metric Measurements for Computers
Rational Numbers
Introduction to Integers
Addition and Subtraction of Integers
Multiplication and Division of Integers
Operations with Rational Numbers
Scientific Notation and the Order of Operations Agreement
Focus on Problem Solving: Drawing Diagrams
Projects and Group Activities: Deductive Reasoning
Introduction to Algebra
Variable Expressions
Introduction to Equations
General Equations
General Equations
Translating Verbal Expressions into Mathematical Expressions
Translating Sentences into Equations and Solving
Focus on Problem Solving: From Concrete to Abstract
Projects and Group Activities: Averages
Geometry
Angles, Lines, and Geometric Figures
Plane Geometric Figures
Area
Volume
The Pythagorean Theorem
Similar and Congruent Triangles
Focus on Problem Solving: Trial and Error
Projects and Group Activities: Investigating Perimeter
Symmetry
Final Exam
Appendix
Table of Geometric Formulas
Compound Interest Table
Monthly Payment Table
Table of Measurements
Table of Properties
Solutions to You-Try-Its
Answers to Selected Exercises
Glossary
Index

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