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Developmental Mathematics for College Students

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ISBN-10: 0534997767

ISBN-13: 9780534997762

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Alan Tussy, R. Gustafson

List price: $313.95
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Tussy and Gustafson's fully integrated learning process is designed to expand students' reasoning abilities and teach them how to read, write, and think mathematically. In this text, students get a thorough review of arithmetic and geometry along with all the topics covered in a standard elementary algebra course. The authors build the strong mathematical foundation necessary to give students confidence to apply their newly acquired skills in further mathematics courses, at home, or on the job.
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Book details

List price: $313.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 7/14/2005
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 1200
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 5.192
Language: English

Whole numbers
An Introduction to the Whole Numbers
Adding and Subtracting Whole Numbers
Multiplying and Dividing Whole Numbers
Prime Factors and Exponents
Order of Operations
Solving Equations by Addition and Subtraction
Solving Equations by Division and Multiplication
Key Concept: Variables
Accept on Teamwork
Chapter Review
Taking a Math Test
Cumulative Review Exercises
The integers
An Introduction to the Integers
Adding Integers
Subtracting Integers
Multiplying Integers
Dividing Integers
Order of Operations and Estimation
Solving Equations Involving Integers
Key Concept: Signed Numbers
Accent on Teamwork
Chapter Review
Chapter Test
Cumulative Review Exercises
Fractions and mixed numbers
The Fundamental Property of Fractions
Multiplying Fractions
Dividing Fractions
Adding and Subtracting Fractions
The LCM and the GCF
Multiplying and Dividing Mixed Numbers
Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers
Order of Operations and Complex Fractions
Solving Equations Containing Fractions
Key Concept: the Fundamental Property of Fractions
Accent on Teamwork
Chapter Review
Chapter Test
Cumulative Review Exercises
Decimals
An Introduction to Decimals
Adding and Subtracting Decimals
Multiplying with Decimals
Dividing Decimals
Estimation
Fractions and Decimals
Solving Equations Containing Decimals
Square Roots
Key Concept: Simplify and Solve
Accent on Teamwork
Chapter Review
Chapter Test
Cumulative Review Exercises
Percent
Percents, Decimals, and Fractions
Solving Percent Problems
Applications of Percent
Estimation
Interest
Key Concept: Equivalent Expressions
Accent on Teamwork
Chapter Review
Chapter Test
Cumulative Review Exercises
Descriptive statistics
Reading Graphs and Tables
Mean, Median, and Mode
Key Concept: Mean, Median, and Mode
Accent on Teamwork
Chapter Review
Chapter Test
Cumulative Review Exercises
Introduction to geometry
Some Basic Definitions
Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
Polygons Include Properties of Parallelograms
Properties of Triangles after Properties of Rectangles
Perimeters and Areas of Triangles
Circles
Surface Area and Volume
Key Concept: Formulas
Accent on Teamwork
Chapter Review
Chapter Test
Cumulative Review Exercises
Algebraic expressions, equations and inequalities
Algebraic Expressions
Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
Solving Equations
Formulas
Problem Solving
Inequalities
Key Concept: Simplify and Solve
Accent on Teamwork
Chapter Review
Chapter Test
Cumulative Review Exercises
Graphs, linear equations, and functions
Graphing Using the Rectangular Coordinate System
Equations Containing Two Variables
Graphing Linear Equations
Rates of Change and the Slope of a Line
Slope-Intercept Form
Point-Slope form
Writing Linear Equations
Functions
Key Concept: Describing Linear Relationships
Accent on Teamwork
Chapter Review
Chapter Test
Cumulative Review Exercises
Exponents and polynomials
Natural-Number Exponents
Zero and Negative Integer Exponents
Scientific Notation
Polynomials
Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
Multiplying Polynomials
Dividing Polynomials by Monomials
Dividing Polynomials by Polynomials
Key Concept: Polynomials with More than One Variable
Accent on Teamwork
Chapter Review
Chapter Test
Cumulative Review Exercises
Factoring and quadratic equations
Factoring Out a Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping
Factoring Trinomials of the Form
Special Factorizations and a Factoring Strategy
Quadratic Equations
Key Concept: Factoring
Accent on Teamwork
Chapter Review
Chapter Test
Cumulative Review Exercises
Rational expressions and equations
Simplifying Rational Expressions
Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions
Complex Fractions
Rational Equations and Problem Solving
Proportions and Similar Triangles
Variation
Key Concept: Expressions and Equations
Accent on Teamwork. C