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ISBN13: 978-0618202850

ISBN10: 0618202854

Cover type:

Edition: 7TH 03

Copyright: 2003

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Published: 2003

International: No

ISBN10: 0618202854

Cover type:

Edition: 7TH 03

Copyright: 2003

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Published: 2003

International: No

Author Bio

**Aufmann, Richard : Palomar College**

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.

Lockwood, Joanne : Plymouth State College

Joanne Lockwood is Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Plymouth State College in Plymouth, New Hampshire. She is co-author with Aufmann and Vernon Barker on the hardback developmental series, Business Mathematics, Algebra with Trigonometry for College Students, and numerous software ancillaries that accompany Aufmann titles. She is also co-authoring Mathematical Excursions with Aufmann.

**Barker, Vernon C. : Palomar College **

1. Whole Numbers

Section 1.1 Introduction to Whole Numbers

Section 1.2 Addition of Whole Numbers

Section 1.3 Subtraction of Whole Numbers

Section 1.4 Multiplication of Whole Numbers

Section 1.5 Division of Whole Numbers

Section 1.6 Exponential Notation and the Order of Operations Agreement

Section 1.7 Prime Numbers and Factoring

2. Fractions

Section 2.1 The Least Common Multiple and Greatest Common Factor

Section 2.2 Introduction to Fractions

Section 2.3 Writing Equivalent Fractions

Section 2.4 Addition of Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Section 2.5 Subtraction of Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Section 2.6 Multiplication of Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Section 2.7 Division of Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Section 2.8 Order, Exponents, and the Order of Operations Agreement

3. Decimals

Section 3.1 Introduction to Decimals

Section 3.2 Addition of Decimals

Section 3.3 Subtraction of Decimals

Section 3.4 Multiplication of Decimals

Section 3.5 Division of Decimals

Section 3.6 Comparing and Converting Fractions and Decimals

4. Ratio and Proportion

Section 4.1 Ratio

Section 4.2 Rates

Section 4.3 Proportions

5. Percents

Section 5.1 Introduction to Percents

Section 5.2 Percent Equations: Part 1

Section 5.3 Percent Equations: Part II

Section 5.4 Percent Equations: Part III

Section 5.5 Percent Problems: Proportion Method

6. Applications for Business and Consumers

Section 6.1 Applications to Purchasing

Section 6.2 Percent Increase and Percent Decrease

Section 6.3 Interest

Section 6.4 Real Estate Expenses

Section 6.5 Car Expenses

Section 6.6 Wages

Section 6.7 Bank Statements

7. Statistics and Probability

Section 7.1 Pictographs and Circle Graphs

Section 7.2 Bar Graphs and Broken-Line Graphs

Section 7.3 Histograms and Frequency Polygons

Section 7.4 Statistical Measures

Section 7.5 Introduction to Probability

8. U.S. Customary Units of Measurement

Section 8.1 Length

Section 8.2 Weight

Section 8.3 Capacity

Section 8.4 Energy and Power

9. The Metric System of Measurement

Section 9.1 Length

Section 9.2 Mass

Section 9.3 Capacity

Section 9.4 Energy

Section 9.5 Conversion Between the U.S. Customary and the Metric Systems of Measurement

10. Rational Numbers

Section 10.1 Introduction to Integers

Section 10.2 Addition and Subtraction of Integers

Section 10.3 Multiplication and Division of Integers

Section 10.4 Operations with Rational Numbers

Section 10.5 Scientific Notation and the Order of Operations Agreement

11. Introduction to Algebra

Section 11.1 Variable Expressions

Section 11.2 Introduction to Equations

Section 11.3 General Equations: Part I

Section 11.4 General Equations: Part II

Section 11.5 Translating Verbal Expressions into Mathematical Expressions

Section 11.6 Translating Sentences into Equations and Solving

12. Geometry

Section 12.1 Angles, Lines, and Geometric Figures

Section 12.2 Plane Geometric Figures

Section 12.3 Area

Section 12.4 Volume

Section 12.5 The Pythagorean Theorem

Section 12.6 Similar and Congruent Triangles

Final Examination

Appendix

Compound Interest Table

Monthly Payment Table

Solutions to You-Try-Its

Answers to the Odd-Numbered Exercises

Glossary

Index

Richard Aufmann, Joanne Lockwood and Vernon C. Barker

ISBN13: 978-0618202850ISBN10: 0618202854

Cover type:

Edition: 7TH 03

Copyright: 2003

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Published: 2003

International: No

Author Bio

**Aufmann, Richard : Palomar College**

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.

Lockwood, Joanne : Plymouth State College

Joanne Lockwood is Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Plymouth State College in Plymouth, New Hampshire. She is co-author with Aufmann and Vernon Barker on the hardback developmental series, Business Mathematics, Algebra with Trigonometry for College Students, and numerous software ancillaries that accompany Aufmann titles. She is also co-authoring Mathematical Excursions with Aufmann.

**Barker, Vernon C. : Palomar College **

Table of Contents

1. Whole Numbers

Section 1.1 Introduction to Whole Numbers

Section 1.2 Addition of Whole Numbers

Section 1.3 Subtraction of Whole Numbers

Section 1.4 Multiplication of Whole Numbers

Section 1.5 Division of Whole Numbers

Section 1.6 Exponential Notation and the Order of Operations Agreement

Section 1.7 Prime Numbers and Factoring

2. Fractions

Section 2.1 The Least Common Multiple and Greatest Common Factor

Section 2.2 Introduction to Fractions

Section 2.3 Writing Equivalent Fractions

Section 2.4 Addition of Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Section 2.5 Subtraction of Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Section 2.6 Multiplication of Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Section 2.7 Division of Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Section 2.8 Order, Exponents, and the Order of Operations Agreement

3. Decimals

Section 3.1 Introduction to Decimals

Section 3.2 Addition of Decimals

Section 3.3 Subtraction of Decimals

Section 3.4 Multiplication of Decimals

Section 3.5 Division of Decimals

Section 3.6 Comparing and Converting Fractions and Decimals

4. Ratio and Proportion

Section 4.1 Ratio

Section 4.2 Rates

Section 4.3 Proportions

5. Percents

Section 5.1 Introduction to Percents

Section 5.2 Percent Equations: Part 1

Section 5.3 Percent Equations: Part II

Section 5.4 Percent Equations: Part III

Section 5.5 Percent Problems: Proportion Method

6. Applications for Business and Consumers

Section 6.1 Applications to Purchasing

Section 6.2 Percent Increase and Percent Decrease

Section 6.3 Interest

Section 6.4 Real Estate Expenses

Section 6.5 Car Expenses

Section 6.6 Wages

Section 6.7 Bank Statements

7. Statistics and Probability

Section 7.1 Pictographs and Circle Graphs

Section 7.2 Bar Graphs and Broken-Line Graphs

Section 7.3 Histograms and Frequency Polygons

Section 7.4 Statistical Measures

Section 7.5 Introduction to Probability

8. U.S. Customary Units of Measurement

Section 8.1 Length

Section 8.2 Weight

Section 8.3 Capacity

Section 8.4 Energy and Power

9. The Metric System of Measurement

Section 9.1 Length

Section 9.2 Mass

Section 9.3 Capacity

Section 9.4 Energy

Section 9.5 Conversion Between the U.S. Customary and the Metric Systems of Measurement

10. Rational Numbers

Section 10.1 Introduction to Integers

Section 10.2 Addition and Subtraction of Integers

Section 10.3 Multiplication and Division of Integers

Section 10.4 Operations with Rational Numbers

Section 10.5 Scientific Notation and the Order of Operations Agreement

11. Introduction to Algebra

Section 11.1 Variable Expressions

Section 11.2 Introduction to Equations

Section 11.3 General Equations: Part I

Section 11.4 General Equations: Part II

Section 11.5 Translating Verbal Expressions into Mathematical Expressions

Section 11.6 Translating Sentences into Equations and Solving

12. Geometry

Section 12.1 Angles, Lines, and Geometric Figures

Section 12.2 Plane Geometric Figures

Section 12.3 Area

Section 12.4 Volume

Section 12.5 The Pythagorean Theorem

Section 12.6 Similar and Congruent Triangles

Final Examination

Appendix

Compound Interest Table

Monthly Payment Table

Solutions to You-Try-Its

Answers to the Odd-Numbered Exercises

Glossary

Index

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