Math Teacher's Book of Lists

ISBN-10: 078797398X

ISBN-13: 9780787973988

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Gary Robert Muschla, Judith A. Muschla

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This is the second edition of the bestselling resource for mathematics teachers. This time-saving reference provides over 300 useful lists for developing instructional materials and planning lessons for middle school and secondary students. Some of the lists supply teacher background; others are to copy for student use, and many offer new twists to traditional classroom topics. For quick access and easy use, the lists are numbered consecutively, organized into sections focusing on the different areas of math, and printed in a large 8-1/2" x 11" lay-flat format for easy photocopying. Here's an overview of the ready-to-use lists you'll find in each section: I. NUMBERS: THEORY AND OPERATIONS presents 40 lists including classification of real numbers, types of fractions, types of decimals, rules for various operations, big numbers, and mathematical signs and symbols. II. MEASUREMENT contains over 30 lists including, things that measure, measurement abbreviations, the English and Metric Systems, and U.S. moneycoins and bills. III. GEOMETRY offers more than 50 lists covering topics such as lines and planes, types of polygons, types of quadrilaterals, circles, Pythagorean triples, and formulas for finding area and volume. IV. ALGEBRA gives you over 40 lists including how to express operations algebraically, powers and roots, common factoring formulas, quadratic functions, and types of matrices. V. TRIGONOMETRY AND CALCULUS provides more than 30 lists including the quadrant signs of the functions, reduction formulas, integration rules, and natural logarithmic functions. VI. MATH IN OTHER AREAS offers more than 30 lists that tie math to other content areas, such as descriptive statistics, probability and odds, numbers in popular sports, and some mathematical facts about space. VII. POTPOURRI features 16 lists that explore the various aspects of math including, famous mathematicians through history, world firsts, math and superstition, and the Greek alphabet. VIII. SPECIAL REFERENCE LISTS FOR STUDENTS provides 10 lists of interest to students such as overcoming math anxiety, steps for solving word problems, and math web sites for students. IX. LISTS FOR TEACHERS' REFERENCE contains 25 lists such as how to manage a cooperative math class, sources of problems-of-the-day, how to have a parents' math night, and math web sites for teachers. X. REPRODUCIBLE TECHING AIDS contains an assortment of helpful reproducibles including number lines, fraction strips, algebra tiles, and various nets for making 3-D geometric shapes.
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List price: $32.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/4/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 436
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.464
Language: English

Muschla received her B.A. in Mathematics from Douglass College at Rutgers University and is certified K-12. She has taught mathematics in South River, New Jersey for the last 25 years. At South River High School she has taught math at various levels, ranging from basic skills through Algebra II. She has alto taught at South River Middle School. While there, in her capacity as a Team Leader, she hepled revise the mathematics curriculum to reflect the standards of the NCTM, coordinated interdisciplinary units, and conducted mathematics workshops for teacher and parents. She was recipient of the 1990-91 Governor's Teacher Recognition Program in New Jersey.

Numbers: Theory and Operation
The Real Numbers
Classification of Real Numbers
Cardinal and Ordinal Numbers
Prime Numbers
Types of Prime Numbers
Composite Numbers
Perfect Squares and Cubes
Abundant, Deficient, and Perfect Numbers
Amicable Numbers
Some Lesser-Known Types of Numbers
Multiplication Table
Rules for Finding Divisibility
Rules for Finding the Greatest Common Factor (GCF)
Rules for Finding the Least Common Multiple (LCM)
Types of Fractions
Rules for Simplifying Fractions
Rules for Operations with Fractions
Rules for Operations with Mixed Numbers
Place Value Chart
Types of Decimals
Rules for Operations with Decimals
Rules for Changing Decimals to Fractions
Rules for Changing Fractions to Decimals
Rules for Changing Decimals to Percents
Rules for Changing Percents to Decimals
Rules for Changing Fractions to Percents
Rules for Changing Percents to Fractions
Percent Equivalents
Rules for Solving Proportions
Rules for Finding Percents of Numbers
Rules for Finding Percent and the Base
Rules for Operations with Integers
Properties of Integers
Rules for Finding the Average (Mean)
Rules for Rounding Numbers
Rules for Finding Prime Factorizations
Scientific Notation
Big Numbers
Mathematical Signs and Symbols
Things That Measure
The Origin of Measurements
Obsolete Units of Measure
Measurement Abbreviations
The English System of Weights and Measures
Rules for Converting Units in the English System
U.S. and British Units of Measurement
Units of the Metric System
Metric Standards
Metric Prefixes
Weights and Measures in the Metric System
Converting One Unit to Another in the Metric System
Rules for Adding Units of Measurement
Rules for Subtracting Units of Measurement
Rules for Multiplying Units of Measurement
Rules for Dividing Units of Measurement
English-Metric Equivalents
Metric-English Equivalents
Conversion Factors for Length
Conversion Factors for Area
Conversion Factors for Volume
Conversion Factors for Liquid Capacity
Conversion Factors for Dry Capacity
Conversion Factors for Mass (Weight)
Measures of Force and Pressure
Measurement of Time
Temperature Formulas
Getting a Feel for Temperature
The Richter Scale
Wind Speed
The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale
The Fujita Scale of Tornado Intensity
Computer Memory
Paper Measures or Paper Weights
U.S. Money: Coins and Bills
Undefined Terms of Geometry
Euclid's Axioms and Postulates
Lines and Planes
Steps for Naming an Angle
Measuring Angles
Drawing Angles
Types of Angles and the Facts
Facts About Pairs of Angles
Angles Formed by a Transversal
Principles of Parallel Lines
Principles of Perpendicular Lines
Types of Polygons
Regular Polygons: Terms and Formulas
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