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# Basic College Mathematics

## Edition: 6th 2002

### Authors: Margaret L. Lial, Stanley A. Salzman, Diana Hestwood

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### Description:

Aimed at students in a developmental mathematics program, this textbook covers basics such as whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratio and proportion, percent, and measurement. It also provides an introduction to basic algebra and geometry and touches on statistics. The volume begins with a diagnostic pretest to assess students' skills. In addition to review questions at the end of each chapter, problems are found in the margins throughout the text, enabling the student to immediately practice new material. c. Book News Inc.
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### Book details

List price: \$118.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 832
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.696
Language: English

 List of Applications List of Focus on Real-Data Applications Preface Feature Walk-Through To the Student Diagnostic Pretest Whole Numbers Reading and Writing Whole Numbers Adding Whole Numbers Subtracting Whole Numbers Multiplying Whole Numbers Dividing Whole Numbers Long Division Rounding Whole Numbers Exponents, Roots, and Order of Operations Reading Pictographs, Bar Graphs, and Line Graphs Solving Application Problems Chapter 1 Summary Chapter 1 Review Exercises Chapter 1 Test Multiplying and Dividing Fractions Basics of Fractions Mixed Numbers Factors Writing a Fraction in Lowest Terms Multiplying Fractions Applications of Multiplication Dividing Fractions Multiplying and Dividing Mixed Numbers Chapter 2 Summary Chapter 2 Review Exercises Chapter 2 Test Cumulative Review Exercises: Chapters 1-2 Adding and Subtracting Fractions Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions Least Common Multiples Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers Order Relations and the Order of Operations Summary Exercises on Fractions Chapter 3 Summary Chapter 3 Review Exercises Chapter 3 Test Cumulative Review Exercises: Chapters 1-3 Decimals Reading and Writing Decimals Rounding Decimals Adding and Subtracting Decimals Multiplying Decimals Dividing Decimals Writing Fractions as Decimals Chapter 4 Summary Chapter 4 Review Exercises Chapter 4 Test Cumulative Review Exercises: Chapters 1-4 Ratio and Proportion Ratios Rates Proportions Solving Proportions Solving Application Problems with Proportions Chapter 5 Summary Chapter 5 Review Exercises Chapter 5 Test Cumulative Review Exercises: Chapters 1-5 Percent Basics of Percent Percents and Fractions Using the Percent Proportion and Identifying the Components in a Percent Problem Using Proportions to Solve Percent Problems Using the Percent Equation Solving Application Problems with Percent Simple Interest Summary Exercises on Percent Compound Interest Chapter 6 Summary Chapter 6 Review Exercises Chapter 6 Test Cumulative Review Exercises: Chapters 1-6 Measurement Problem Solving with English Measurement The Metric System--Length The Metric System--Capacity and Weight (Mass) Problem Solving with Metric Measurement Metric--English Conversions and Temperature Chapter 7 Summary Chapter 7 Review Exercises Chapter 7 Test Cumulative Review Exercises: Chapters 1-7 Geometry Basic Geometric Terms Angles and Their Relationships Rectangles and Squares Parallelograms and Trapezoids Triangles Circles Summary Exercises on Perimeter, Circumference, and Area Volume Pythagorean Theorem Similar Triangles Chapter 8 Summary Chapter 8 Review Exercises Chapter 8 Test Cumulative Review Exercises: Chapters 1-8 Basic Algebra Signed Numbers Adding and Subtracting Signed Numbers Multiplying and Dividing Signed Numbers Order of Operations Summary Exercises on Operations with Signed Numbers Evaluating Expressions and Formulas Solving Equations Solving Equations with Several Steps Using Equations to Solve Application Problems Chapter 9 Summary Chapter 9 Review Exercises Chapter 9 Test Cumulative Review Exercises: Chapters 1-9 Statistics Circle Graphs Bar Graphs and Line Graphs Frequency Distributions and Histograms Mean, Median, and Mode Chapter 10 Summary Chapter 10 Review Exercises Chapter 10 Test Cumulative Review Exercises: Chapters 1-10 An Introduction to Calculators Inductive and Deductive Reasoning Answers to Selected Exercises Index Videotape Index