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Edition: 96

Copyright: 1996

Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 1996

International: No

Copyright: 1996

Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 1996

International: No

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Requiring no prerequisites, this book starts with basic arithmetic concepts, then gradually develops the theories and techniques of algebra, geometry and trigonometry.

Immediately after building a solid foundation in each area, readers are given numerous opportunities to solve real-life, arithmetic-related workplace problems. The authors take an innovative approach -- the Institute for Corporate Competitiveness' (ICC) TPRA Method* (Teach-Practice-Review-Apply) *-- to the teaching of applied mathematics.

**I. ARITHMETIC.**

1. Whole Numbers.

2. Common Fractions.

3. Mixed Numbers.

4. Decimal Fractions.

5. Powers, Roots, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion.

6. Workplace Applications of Arithmetic.

**II. ALGEBRA, GEOMETRY AND TRIGONOMETRY.**

7. Algebra: Symbolism, Signed Numbers, and Algebraic Operations.

8. Algebra: Solving Equations.

9. Geometry: Lines and Angles.

10. Geometry: Triangles and Polygons.

11. Geometry: Circles and Arcs.

12. Trigonometry: Right Angles.

13. Trigonometry: Oblique Triangles.

14. Trigonometry: Areas of Triangles.

15. Workplace Applications of Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry.

Appendix A: Tables.

Appendix B: Selected Answers.

Index.

Summary

Requiring no prerequisites, this book starts with basic arithmetic concepts, then gradually develops the theories and techniques of algebra, geometry and trigonometry.

Immediately after building a solid foundation in each area, readers are given numerous opportunities to solve real-life, arithmetic-related workplace problems. The authors take an innovative approach -- the Institute for Corporate Competitiveness' (ICC) TPRA Method* (Teach-Practice-Review-Apply) *-- to the teaching of applied mathematics.

Table of Contents

**I. ARITHMETIC.**

1. Whole Numbers.

2. Common Fractions.

3. Mixed Numbers.

4. Decimal Fractions.

5. Powers, Roots, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion.

6. Workplace Applications of Arithmetic.

**II. ALGEBRA, GEOMETRY AND TRIGONOMETRY.**

7. Algebra: Symbolism, Signed Numbers, and Algebraic Operations.

8. Algebra: Solving Equations.

9. Geometry: Lines and Angles.

10. Geometry: Triangles and Polygons.

11. Geometry: Circles and Arcs.

12. Trigonometry: Right Angles.

13. Trigonometry: Oblique Triangles.

14. Trigonometry: Areas of Triangles.

15. Workplace Applications of Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry.

Appendix A: Tables.

Appendix B: Selected Answers.

Index.

Publisher Info

Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 1996

International: No

Published: 1996

International: No

Requiring no prerequisites, this book starts with basic arithmetic concepts, then gradually develops the theories and techniques of algebra, geometry and trigonometry.

Immediately after building a solid foundation in each area, readers are given numerous opportunities to solve real-life, arithmetic-related workplace problems. The authors take an innovative approach -- the Institute for Corporate Competitiveness' (ICC) TPRA Method* (Teach-Practice-Review-Apply) *-- to the teaching of applied mathematics.

**I. ARITHMETIC.**

1. Whole Numbers.

2. Common Fractions.

3. Mixed Numbers.

4. Decimal Fractions.

5. Powers, Roots, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion.

6. Workplace Applications of Arithmetic.

**II. ALGEBRA, GEOMETRY AND TRIGONOMETRY.**

7. Algebra: Symbolism, Signed Numbers, and Algebraic Operations.

8. Algebra: Solving Equations.

9. Geometry: Lines and Angles.

10. Geometry: Triangles and Polygons.

11. Geometry: Circles and Arcs.

12. Trigonometry: Right Angles.

13. Trigonometry: Oblique Triangles.

14. Trigonometry: Areas of Triangles.

15. Workplace Applications of Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry.

Appendix A: Tables.

Appendix B: Selected Answers.

Index.