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ISBN-10: 0132424703

ISBN-13: 9780132424707

Edition: 2nd 1997

Authors: K. Elayn Martin-Gay

List price: $86.00
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Appropriate for freshman-level prealgebra courses. This text's clear, well-constructed and straightforward writing style makes it accessible to even the most apprehensive math students. The primary focus of the pedagogy, presentation and other elements is to ease the transition into algebra; for example, emphasis is placed on basic arithmetic operations within algebraic contexts. The Second Edition includes a greater integration of NCTM and AMATYC standards, including more emphasis on visualization, problem solving and data analysis.
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Book details

List price: $86.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 3/14/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 710
Size: 8.46" wide x 10.83" long x 0.98" tall
Weight: 3.168
Language: English

Whole Numbers and Introduction to Algebra
Tips for success in Mathematics
Place Value and Names for Numbers
Adding and Subtracting Whole Numbers and Perimeter
Rounding and Estimating
Multiplying Whole Numbers and Area
Dividing Whole Numbers and Area Integrated Review Operations on Whole Numbers
Exponents and Order of Operations
Introduction to Variables, Algebraic Expressions, and Equations
Integers and Introduction to Solving Equations
Introduction to Integers
Adding Integers
Subtracting Integers
Multiplying and Dividing Integers Integrated Review Integers
Order of Operations
Solving Equations: The Addition and Multiplication Properties
Solving Equations and Problem Solving
Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
Solving Equations: Review of the Addition and Multiplication Properties Integrated Review - Expressions and Equations
Solving Linear Equations in One Variable
Linear Equations in One Variable and Problem Solving
Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Introduction to Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Factors and Simplest Form
Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions, Least Common Denominators and Equivalent Fractions
Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions Integrated Review - Summary on Fractions and Operations On Fractions
Complex Fractions and Review of Order of Operations
Operations on Mixed Numbers
Solving Equations Containing Fractions
Introduction to Decimals
Adding and Subtracting Decimals
Multiplying Decimals and Circumference of a Circle
Dividing Decimals Integrated Review - Operations on Decimals
Fractions, Decimals, and Order of Operations
Equations Containing Decimals
Decimal Applications: Mean, Median, and Mode
Ratio, Proportion, and Triangle Applications
Ratios and Rates
Proportions Integrated Review - Ratio, Rate, and Proportions
Proportions and Problem Solving
Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem
Congruent and Similar Triangles
Percents, Decimals, and Fractions
Solving Percent Problems with Equations
Solving Percent Problems with Proportions Integrated Review - Percent and Percent Problems
Application of Percent
Percent and Problem Solving: Sales Tax, Commission, And Discount
Percent and Problem Solving: Interest
Graphing and Introduction to Statistics
Reading Pictographs, Bar Graphs, and Line Graphs
Reading Circle Graphs
The Rectangular Coordinate System and Paired Data Integrated Review - Reading Graphs