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Prealgebra (Non-InfoTrac Version with CD-ROM)

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ISBN-10: 0534437184

ISBN-13: 9780534437183

Edition: 2nd 2003

Authors: Katherine Yoshiwara, Bruce Yoshiwara

List price: $172.95
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With an emphasis on conceptual understanding, PREALGEBRA eases the transition from the numerical skills of arithmetic to the more abstract world of algebra. The text concentrates on conceptual understanding in place of rote application of algorithms and encourages students to "explore algebraic concepts in an informal way to build a foundation for the subsequent formal study of algebra," as recommended in the NCTM Standards.
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Book details

List price: $172.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 12/27/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Weight: 3.388
Language: English

Variables and Bar Graphs
Algebraic Expressions
Using Algebraic Expressions
Writing Algebraic Expressions
Chapter Summary and Review
Solving Equations
Area and Perimeter
Some Geometric Formulas
Problem Solving
Chapter Summary and Review
Signed Numbers
Negative Numbers
Adding Signed Numbers
Subtracting Signed Numbers
Multiplying and Dividing Signed Numbers
Problem Solving
Chapter Summary and Review
Order of Operations
Order of Operations with Positive
Algebraic Expressions with Two Operations
Equations with Two Operations
Problem Solving
Order of Operations with Signed Numbers
Chapter Summary and Review
Exponents and Roots
Order of Operations
Like Terms
Square Roots
Applications of Square Roots
Chapter Summary and Review
Line Graphs
Display of Data
Graphs of Equations
Equations Again
Chapter Summary and Review
Algebraic Fractions
Multiplying and Dividing Fractions
Adding and Subtracting Fractions
Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions
Chapter Summary and Review
Proportions and Percent
Percent Problems
Ratios and Rates
Area and Volume
Chapter Summary and Review
More Equations
The Distributive Law
Problem Solving
Equations with Fractions
Chapter Summary and Review
Appendix: Review of Arithmetic Skills