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Basic Mathematics

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ISBN-10: 0495559741

ISBN-13: 9780495559740

Edition: 7th 2010

Authors: Charles P. McKeague

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Book details

List price: $308.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 1/6/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 648
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.882
Language: English

Charles P. "Pat" McKeague earned his B.A. in Mathematics from California State University, Northridge, and his M.S. in Mathematics from Brigham Young University. A well-known author and respected educator, he is a full-time writer and a part-time instructor at Cuesta College. He has published twelve textbooks in mathematics covering a range of topics from basic mathematics to trigonometry. An active member of the mathematics community, Professor McKeague is a popular speaker at regional conferences, including the California Mathematics Council for Community Colleges, the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the Texas Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges, the New Mexico Mathematics Association of Two-Year Colleges, and the National Association for Developmental Education. He is a member of the American Mathematics Association for Two-Year Colleges, the Mathematics Association of America, the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and the California Mathematics Council for Community Colleges.

Whole Numbers
Place Value and Names for Numbers
Addition with Whole Numbers and Perimeter
Rounding Numbers, Estimating Answers, and Displaying Information
Subtraction with Whole Numbers
Multiplication with Whole Numbers and Area
Division with Whole Numbers
Exponents and Order of Operations
Area and Volume
Fractions and Mixed Numbers
The Meaning and Properties of Fractions
Prime Numbers, Factors, and Reducing to Lowest Terms
Multiplication with Fractions and the Area of a Triangle
Division with Fractions
Addition and Subtraction with Fractions
Mixed-Number Notation
Multiplication and Division with Mixed Numbers
Addition and Subtraction with Mixed Numbers
Combinations of Operations and Complex Fractions
Decimal Notation and Place Value
Addition and Subtraction with Decimals
Multiplication with Decimals
Circumference and Area of a Circle
Division with Decimals
Fractions and Decimals, and the Volume of a Sphere
Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem
Ratio and Proportion
Ratios, Rates, and Unit Pricing
Similar Figures
Percents, Decimals, and Fractions
Basic Percent Problems
General Applications of Percents
Sales Tax and Commission
Percent Increase or Decrease, and Discount
Unit Analysis I: Length
Unit Analysis II: Area and Volume
Unit Analysis III: Weight
Converting Between the Two Systems and Temperature
Time Operations with Units of Measure
Introduction to Algebra
Positive and Negative Numbers
Addition with Negative Numbers
Subtraction with Negative Numbers
Multiplication with Negative Numbers
Division with Negative Numbers
Solving Equations
The Distributive Property and Algebraic Expressions
The Addition Property of Equality
Linear Equations in One Variable
One Hundred Addition Facts
One Hundred Multiplication Facts
Negative Exponents and Scientific Notation
Solution to Selected Practice Problems
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems, and Chapter Tests