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First Course in Algebra An Interactive Approach

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ISBN-10: 0030245923

ISBN-13: 9780030245923

Edition: 2001

Authors: Allison Warr, Cathy Melfi Curtis, Penny Slingerland

List price: $326.95
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This book was written to address the challenge of the NCTM and AMATYC Standards and technology integration in the classroom. The authors address the standards using a variety of methods, including Numerical, Graphical, and Algebraic Models; Guided Discovery Activities; Problem Solving; Technology; Collaborative Learning.
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Book details

List price: $326.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 5/10/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 9.45" wide x 11.02" long
Weight: 2.772
Language: English

An Introduction to Learning Mathematics, Problem Solving, and Teamwork
Numerical Concepts
The Language of Mathematics and Term-by-Term Evaluation
Estimation
Approximate Numbers and Error
Unit Conversion
Summary
An Introduction to Algebra-Numerically, Graphically, and Algebraically
Using Block Patterns to Introduce Variables and Graphs
The Rectangular Coordinate System
Graphing Equations
Modeling with Tables, Graphs, and Equations
Evaluating Expressions with Units
Formula Evaluation
Summary
Working With Algebraic Expressions and Equations
Simplification of Algebraic Expressions
The Distributive Property
Solving Linear Equations
Solving Linear Literal Equations
Solving Linear Literals Using Common Factoring
Summary
Chapter 1-3 Review
Linear Equations in Two Variables
Linear Relationships: Numerically and Graphically
The Graphs of Linear Equations
Summary
Positive Integer Exponents
Language and Evaluation
Properties and Simplification
Summary
Working with Algebra
Multiplication of Multiterm Expressions
Division
Simple Quadratics
Rational Equations
Summary
Chapter 4-6 Review
More Linear Equations
Solving Linear Equations Graphically
Writing Equations of Lines
Systems of Linear Equations
Solving Linear Inequalities in One Variable
Summary
Zero and Negative Integer Exponents
Language and Evaluation
Properties and Simplification
Summary
Geometry
Angles and Triangles
Polygons and Circles
Similar Triangles
Scale Drawings.
Geometric Solids and Surface Area
Volumes of Prisms and Cylinders
Summary
Statistics and Probability
Graphical Displays of Data
Descriptive Statistics
Probability
Summary
Chapter 7-10 Review
The Real Number System
Arithmetic with Signed Numbers
Reading and Measuring with Rulers
Perimeter and Area Concepts
Geometry Reference
Conversion Tables
Selected AnswersIndex
Index of Strategies