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Basic College Mathematics

ISBN-10: 0321064577

ISBN-13: 9780321064578

Edition: 6th 2002

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

List price: $118.00
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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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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
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
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
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
Solving Proportions
Solving Application Problems with Proportions
Chapter 5 Summary
Chapter 5 Review Exercises
Chapter 5 Test
Cumulative Review Exercises: Chapters 1-5
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
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
Basic Geometric Terms
Angles and Their Relationships
Rectangles and Squares
Parallelograms and Trapezoids
Summary Exercises on Perimeter, Circumference, and Area
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
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
Videotape Index