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# Prealgebra

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Published: 27th December 2011
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Addressing individual learning styles, Tom Carson presents targeted learning strategies and a complete study system to guide students to success. Carson's Study System, presented in the "To the Student" section at the front of the text, adapts to the way each student learns, and targeted learning strategies are presented throughout the book to guide students to success. Tom speaks to students in everyday language and walks them through the concepts, explaining not only how to do the math, but also where the concepts come from and why they work.

1. Whole Numbers 1.1 Introduction to Numbers, Notation, and Rounding 1.2 Adding and Subtracting Whole Numbers; Solving Equations 1.3 Multiplying Whole Numbers; Exponents 1.4 Dividing Whole Numbers; Solving Equations 1.5 Order of Operations; Mean, Median, and Mode 1.6 More with Formulas Summary and Review Practice Test 2. Integers 2.1 Introduction to Integers 2.2 Adding Integers 2.3 Subtracting Integers and Solving Equations 2.4 Multiplying and Dividing Integers; Exponents; Square Roots; Solving Equations 2.5 Order of Operations 2.6 Additional Applications and Problem Solving Summary and Review Practice Test Chapters 1--2 Cumulative Review Exercises 3. Expressions and Polynomials 3.1 Translating and Evaluating Expressions 3.2 Introduction to Polynomials; Combining Like Terms 3.3 Adding and Subtracting Polynomials 3.4 Exponent Rules; Multiplying Polynomials 3.5 Prime Numbers and GCF 3.6 Exponent Rules; Introduction to Factoring 3.7 Additional Applications and Problem Solving Summary and Review Practice Test Chapters 1--3 Cumulative Review Exercises 4. Equations 4.1 Equations and Their Solutions 4.2 The Addition Principle of Equality 4.3 The Multiplication Principle of Equality 4.4 Translating Word Sentences to Equations 4.5 Applications and Problem Solving Summary and Review Practice Test Chapters 1--4 Cumulative Review Exercises 5. Fractions and Rational Expressions 5.1 Introduction to Fractions 5.2 Simplifying Fractions and Rational Expressions 5.3 Multiplying Fractions, Mixed Numbers, and Rational Expressions 5.4 Dividing Fractions, Mixed Numbers, and Rational Expressions 5.5 Least Common Multiple 5.6 Adding and Subtracting Fractions, Mixed Numbers, and Rational Expressions 5.7 Order of Operations; Evaluating and Simplifying Expressions 5.8 Solving Equations Summary and Review Practice Test Chapters 1--5 Cumulative Review Exercises 6. Decimals 6.1 Introduction to Decimal Numbers 6.2 Adding and Subtracting Decimal Numbers 6.3 Multiplying Decimal Numbers; Exponents with Decimal Bases 6.4 Dividing Decimal Numbers; Square Roots with Decimals 6.5 Order of Operations and Applications in Geometry 6.6 Solving Equations and Problem Solving Summary and Review Practice Test Chapters 1--6 Cumulative Review Exercises 7. Ratios, Proportions, and Measurement 7.1 Ratios, Probability, and Rates 7.2 Proportions 475 7.3 American Measurement; Time 7.4 Metric Measurement 7.5 Converting between Systems; Temperature 7.6 Applications and Problem Solving Summary and Review Practice Test Chapters 1--7 Cumulative Review Exercises 8. Percents 8.1 Introduction to Percent 8.2 Solving Basic Percent Sentences 8.3 Solving Percent Problems (Portions) 8.4 Solving Problems Involving Percent of Increase or Decrease 8.5 Solving Problems Involving Interest Summary and Review Practice Test Chapters 1--8 Cumulative Review Exercises 9. More with Geometry and Graphs 9.1 Points, Lines, and Angles 9.2 The Rectangular Coordinate System 9.3 Graphing Linear Equations 9.4 Applications with Graphing Summary and Review Practice Test Chapters 1--9 Cumulative Review Exercises Answers Photo Credits Glossary Index Index of Applications

ISBN: 9780321756954
ISBN-10: 0321756959
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 720
Published: 27th December 2011
Dimensions (cm): 27.6 x 21.6  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 1.27