Summary: Continuing the tradition of excellence in applied mathematics, Cleaves and Hobbs 7th edition is designed for students in a broad range of career programs that require a solid understanding of basic math, elementary algebra, trigonometry, and geometry. Topics are introduced and reinforced using a step-by-step "spiral learning" approach supported by numerous examples and applications. Throughout the text, examples are presented in both symbolic and narrative
form and all concepts are applied directly to careers and professions.
Students who will benefit from this text include: Allied Health, Nursing, Computer Technology, Aviation, the Industrial Trades and Technologies, Electronics, CAD, Drafting, Architecture, Agriculture, Telecommunication, Auto/Diesel, Criminal Justice, Fire Science, Business, Hospitality, and Culinary/Food Safety programs.
Summary: Continuing the tradition of excellence in applied mathematics, Cleaves and Hobbs 7th edition is designed for students in a broad range of career programs that require a solid understanding of basic math, elementary algebra, trigonometry, and geometry. Topics are introduced and reinforced using a step-by-step "spiral learning" approach supported by numerous examples and applications. Throughout the text, examples are presented in both symbolic and narrative form and all concepts are applied directly to careers and professions.
Students who will benefit from this text include: Allied Health, Nursing, Computer Technology, Aviation, the Industrial Trades and Technologies, Electronics, CAD, Drafting, Architecture, Agriculture, Telecommunication, Auto/Diesel, Criminal Justice, Fire Science, Business, Hospitality, and Culinary/Food Safety programs. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:7TH 07 Cover: Hardback Publisher:Prentice Hall, Inc. Year Published: 2007 International: No
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Chapter 1. Review of Basic Concepts
1-1 Basic Operations with Whole Numbers and Decimals 1-2 Exponents, Roots, and Powers of 10 1-3 Order of Operations and Problem Solving
Chapter 2. Review of Fractions
2-1 Multiples and Factors 2-2 Equivalent Fractions and Decimals 2-3 Adding and Subtracting Fractions and Mixed Numbers 2-4 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers 2-5 The U.S. Customary System of Measurement
Chapter 3. Percents
3-1 Percent and Number Equivalents 3-2 Percentage Problems 3-3 Increase and Decrease Chapters 1-3 Cumulative Practice Test
Chapter 4. Measurement
4-1 Introduction to the Metric System 4-2 Time, Temperature, and Other Measures 4-3 Metric-U.S. Customary Comparisons 4-4 Accuracy, Precision, Error, and Measuring Instruments
Chapter 5. Signed Numbers and Powers of 10
5-1 Adding Signed Numbers 5-2 Subtracting Signed Numbers 5-3 Multiplying and Dividing Signed Numbers 5-4 Signed Fractions and Decimals 5-5 Powers of 10 5-6 Scientific Notation
Chapter 6. Statistics
6-1 Reading Circle, Bar, and Line Graphs 6-2 Averages and Frequency Distributions 6-3 Range and Standard Deviation 6-4 Counting Techniques and Simple Probabilities Chapters 4-6 Cumulative Practice Test
Chapter 7. Linear Equations
7-1 Variable Notation 7-2 Solving Linear Equations 7-3 Applying the Distributive Property in Solving Equations 7-4 Solving Linear Equations with Fractions and Decimals by Clearing the Denominators 7-5 Formulas
Chapter 8. Ratio and Proportion
8-1 Ratio and Proportion 8-2 Direct and Joint Variation 8-3 Inverse and Combined Variation
Chapter 9. Graphing Linear Equations and Functions
9-1 Graphical Representation of Linear Equations and Functions 9-2 Graphing Linear Equations with Two Variables Using Alternative Methods 9-3 Slope 9-4 Linear Equation of a Line
Chapter 10. Systems of Linear Equations
10-1 Solving Systems of Linear Equations Graphically 10-2 Solving Systems of Linear Equations Using the Addition Method 10-3 Solving Systems of Linear Equations Using the Substitution Method 10-4 Problem Solving Using Systems of Linear Equations Chapters 7-10 Cumulative Practice Test
Chapter 11. Powers and Polynomials
11-1 Laws of Exponents 11-2 Polynomials 11-3 Basic Operations with Polynomials
Chapter 12. Roots and Radicals
12-1 Irrational Numbers and Real Numbers 12-2 Simplifying Irrational Expressions 12-3 Basic Operations with Square-Root Radicals 12-4 Complex and Imaginary Numbers
Chapter 13. Factoring
13-1 The Distributive Property and Common Factors 13-2 Factoring Special Products 13-3 Factoring General Trinomials
Chapter 14. Rational Expressions and Equations
14-1 Simplifying Rational Expressions 14-2 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions 14-3 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions 14-4 Solving Equations with Rational Expressions
Chapter 15. Quadratic and Higher-Degree Equations
15-1 Solving Quadratic Equations by the Square-Root Method 15-2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring 15-3 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square or Using the Formula 15-4 Graphing Quadratic Functions 15-5 Solving Higher-Degree Equations by Factoring Chapters 11-15 Cumulative Practice Test
Chapter 16. Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
16-1 Exponential Expressions, Equations, and Formulas 16-2 Logarithmic Expressions, Equations, and Formulas
Chapter 17. Inequalities and Absolute Values
17-1 Inequalities and Sets 17-2 Solving Linear Inequalities 17-3 Solving Compound Inequalities 17-4 Solving Quadratic and Rational Inequalities in One Variable 17-5 Solving Equations and Inequalities Containing One Absolute-Value Term
Chapter 18. Geometry
18-1 Lines and Angles 18-2 Polygons 18-3 Circles and Radians 18-4 Volume and Surface Area
Chapter 19. Triangles
19-1 Special Triangle Relationships 19-2 Pythagorean Theorem 19-3 Inscribed and Circumscribed Regular Polygons and Circles 19-4 Distance and Midpoints Chapters 16-19 Cumulative Practice Test
Chapter 20. Right-Triangle Trigonometry
20-1 Trigonometric Functions 20-2 Solving Right Triangles Using the Sine, Cosine, and Tangent Functions
Chapter 21. Trigonometry with Any Angle
21-1 Vectors 21-2 Trigonometric Functions for Any Angle 21-3 Period and Phase Shift 21-4 Law of Sines 21-5 Law of Cosines Chapters 20-21 Cumulative Practice Test Selected Answers to Student Exercise Material Glossary and Index
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