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Basic College Mathematics : An Applied Approach

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ISBN-10: 0618202862

ISBN-13: 9780618202867

Edition: 7th 2003

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

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Book details

Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Binding: Hardcover
Language: English

Richard Aufmann is Professor of Mathematics at Palomar College in California. He is the lead author of two best-selling developmental math series, a best-selling college algebra and trigonometry series, as well as several derivative math texts. The Aufmann name is highly recognized and respected among college mathematics faculty.

Note: Each chapter begins with a Prep Test and concludes with Focus on Problem Solving, Projects and Group Activities, a Chapter Summary, a Chapter Review, and a Chapter Test. Chapters 2–12 include a Cumulative Review. AIM for Success Index of Applications
Whole Numbers
Introduction to Whole Numbers
Addition of Whole Numbers
Subtraction of Whole Numbers
Multiplication of Whole Numbers
Division of Whole Numbers
Exponential Notation and the Order of Operations Agreement
Prime Numbers and Factoring
Fractions
The Least Common Multiple and Greatest Common Factor
Introduction to Fractions
Writing Equivalent Fractions
Addition of Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Subtraction of Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Multiplication of Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Division of Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Order, Exponents, and the Order of Operations Agreement
Decimals
Introduction to Decimals
Addition of Decimals
Subtraction of Decimals
Multiplication of Decimals
Division of Decimals
Comparing and Converting Fractions and Decimals
Ratio and Proportion
Ratio
Rates
Proportions
Percents
Introduction to Percents
Percent Equations: Part 1
Percent Equations: Part II
Percent Equations: Part III
Percent Problems: Proportion Method
Applications for Business and Consumers
Applications to Purchasing
Percent Increase and Percent Decrease
Interest
Real Estate Expenses
Car Expenses
Wages
Bank Statements
Statistics and Probability
Pictographs and Circle Graphs
Bar Graphs and Broken-Line Graphs
Histograms and Frequency Polygons
Statistical Measures
Introduction to Probability
U.S. Customary Units of Measurement
Length
Weight
Capacity
Energy and Power
The Metric System of Measurement
Length
Mass
Capacity
Energy
Conversion Between the U.S. Customary and the Metric Systems of Measurement
Rational Numbers
Introduction to Integers
Addition and Subtraction of Integers
Multiplication and Division of Integers
Operations with Rational Numbers
Scientific Notation and the Order of Operations Agreement
Introduction to Algebra
Variable Expressions
Introduction to Equations
General Equations: Part I
General Equations: Part II
Translating Verbal Expressions into Mathematical Expressions
Translating Sentences into Equations and Solving
Geometry
Angles, Lines, and Geometric Figures
Plane Geometric Figures
Area
Volume
The Pythagorean Theorem
Similar and Congruent Triangles Final Exam
Appendix
Compound Interest Table
Monthly Payment Table
Solutions to You-Try-It
Answers to the Odd-Numbered Exercises
Glossary
Index
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