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# College Mathematics - 7th edition

## ISBN10: 0131735985

Edition: 7TH 07
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2007
International: No

## ISBN10: 0131735985

Edition: 7TH 07

### 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.

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

5-2 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

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
15-5 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
18-4 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