Basic Math and Pre-Algebra

ISBN-10: 159863982X
ISBN-13: 9781598639827
Edition: 2nd 2010
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Course Technology
Publication date: 5/21/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 194
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Debra Anne Ross has a double BA in Chemistry and Biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and an MS in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University.

Introduction
Numbers and Their Operations
Digits and the Base Ten System
Whole Numbers
Addition of Whole Numbers
Subtraction of Whole Numbers
Multiplication of Whole Numbers
Division of Whole Numbers
Divisibility, Remainders, Factors, and Multiples
Integers
Even and Odd Integers
Zero
Addition and Subtraction of Negative and Positive Integers
Multiplication and Division of Negative and Positive Integers
The Real Number Line
Absolute Value
Prime Numbers
Rational vs. Irrational Numbers
Complex Numbers
Rounding, Truncating, and Estimating Numbers
Inequalities, >, <, <$$$>
Factorial
Fractions
Definitions
Multiplying Fractions
Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Common Denominators
Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Different Denominators
Dividing Fractions
Reducing Fractions
Complex Fractions, Mixed Numbers, and Improper Fractions
Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers
Comparing Fractions: Which Is Larger or Smaller?
Decimals
Definitions
Adding and Subtracting Decimals
Multiplying Decimals
Dividing Decimals
Rounding Decimals
Comparing the Size of Decimals
Decimals and Money
Percentages
Definitions
Figuring Out the Percents of Numbers
Adding, Subtracting, Multiplying, and Dividing Percents
Percent Increase and Decrease (Percent Change)
Simple and Compound Interest
Converting Percentages, Fractions, and Decimals
Converting Fractions to Percents
Converting Percents to Fractions
Converting Fractions to Decimals
Converting Decimals to Fractions
Converting Percents to Decimals
Converting Decimals to Percents
Ratios, Proportions, and Variation
Definitions
Comparing Ratios to Fractions and Percents
Variation and Proportion
Powers and Exponents
Definition of the Exponent or Power
Negative Exponents and Bases
Multiplying Exponential Expressions with the Same Base
Multiplying Exponential Expressions with Different Bases
Dividing Exponential Expressions with the Same Base
Dividing Exponential Expressions with Different Bases
Raising Exponential Expressions to a Power
Distributing Exponents into Parentheses
Addition of Exponential Expressions
Subtraction of Exponential Expressions
Exponential Expressions Involving Fractions
Logarithms
Definition of the Logarithm
Common (Base Ten) and Natural Logarithm
Solving Equations with Logarithms or Exponents
Exponential Form and Logarithmic Form
Laws of Logarithms: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Power, and Radical
Examples: The Richter Scale, pH, and Radiometric Dating
Roots and Radicals
Definitions
The Square Root
Estimating Square Roots
The Cubed Root
The Fourth and Fifth Roots
Simplifying Radicals by Factoring
Multiplying Radicals
Dividing Radicals
Radicals Involving Fractions
Rationalizing the Denominator
Addition of Radicals
Subtraction of Radicals
Important Statistical Quantities
Average (Arithmetic Mean)
Median
Mode
Probability
Standard Deviation, Variance, Histograms, and Distributions
Index

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