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Prealgebra

ISBN-10: 0618121617

ISBN-13: 9780618121618

Edition: 3rd 2002

Authors: Richard N. Aufmann, Vernon C. Barker, Joanne S. Lockwood

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List price: $111.16
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 6/28/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 626
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.190
Language: English

Vernon Barker has retired from Palomar College where he was Professor of Mathematics. He is a co-author on the majority of Aufmann texts, including the best-selling developmental paperback series.

Contents Note: Each chapter concludes with Projects in Mathematics, a Chapter Summary, Chapter Review Exercises, and a Chapter Test. Chapters 2–10 include Cumulative Review Exercises. 1. Whole Numbers Section 1.1. Introduction to Whole Numbers Section 1.2. Addition and Subtraction of Whole Numbers Section 1.3. Multiplication and Division of Whole Numbers Section 1.4. Solving Equations with Whole Numbers Section 1.5. The Order of Operations Agreement 2. Integers Section 2.1. Introduction to Integers Section 2.2. Addition and Subtraction of Integers Section 2.3. Multiplication and Division of Integers Section 2.4. Solving Equations with Integers Section 2.5. The Order of Operations Agreement 3. Fractions Section 3.1. Least Common Multiple and Greatest Common Factor Section 3.2. Introduction to Fractions Section 3.3. Addition and Subtraction of Fractions Section 3.4. Multiplication and Division of Fractions Section 3.5. Solving Equations with Fractions Section 3.6. Exponents, Complex Fractions, and The Order of Operations Agreement 4. Decimals and Real Numbers Section 4.1. Introduction to Decimals Section 4.2. Operations on Decimals Section 4.3. Solving Equations with Decimals Section 4.4. Radical Expressions Section 4.5. Real Numbers 5. Variable Expressions Section 5.1. Properties of Real Numbers Section 5.2. Variable Expressions in Simplest Form Section 5.3. Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials Section 5.4. Multiplication of Monomials Section 5.5. Multiplication of Polynomials Section 5.6. Division of Monomials Section 5.7. Verbal Expressions and Variable Expressions 6. First-Degree Equations Section 6.1. Equations of the Form x + a = b and ax = b Section 6.2. Equations of the Form ax + b = c Section 6.3. General First-Degree Equations Section 6.4. Translating Sentences into Equations Section 6.5. The Rectangular Coordinate System 7. Measurement and Proportion Section 7.1. The Metric System of Measurement Section 7.2. Ratios and Rates Section 7.3. The U.S. Customary System of Measurement Section 7.4. Proportion Section 7.5. Direct and Inverse Variation 8. Percent Section 8.1. Percent Section 8.2. The Basic Percent Equation Section 8.3. Percent Increase and Percent Decrease Section 8.4. Markup and Discount Section 8.5. Simple Interest 9. Geometry Section 9.1. Introduction to Geometry Section 9.2. Plane Geometric Figures Section 9.3. Triangles Section 9.4. Solids Section 9.5. Composite Figures 10. Statistics and Probability Section 10.1. Organizing Data Section 10.2. Statistical Measures Section 10.3. Introduction to Probability Final Examination Appendix: Solutions to Student Examples; Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises Index