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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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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

AuthorTable of Contents

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

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