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Introductory Algebra : An Integrated Approach - 99 edition

Introductory Algebra : An Integrated Approach (ISBN10: 0395888301; ISBN13: 9780395888308)
ISBN13: 978-0395888308
ISBN10: 0395888301

Summary: The second-level text in an innovative new workbook series, Introductory Algebra: An Integrated Approach is ideal for the first-year developmental arithmetic and pre-algebra instructor who seeks a flexible teaching tool that accommodates individual teaching and learning styles. Aufmann and Lockwood present math as a cohesive subject by weaving the themes of number sense, logic, geometry, statistics, and probability throughout the text at increasingly sophistic
ated levels. These themes are brought to life for students with applications from more than 100 disciplines. The text's interactive style encourages students to be active learners, quantitative thinkers, and true problem solvers.
  • A variety of analytic tools throughout include examples relevant to students' experiences; strategically placed questions that encourage students to be active learners; and an abundance of problems with complete solutions provided in an appendix.
  • Margin notes to guide students through the material include "Points of Interest," offering supplemental information; "Take Note," alerting students to challenging procedures; "Calculator Notes," demonstrating the functions of a calculator; and "Instructor Notes" (found only in the Instructor's Annotated Edition), offering teaching suggestions or related material.
  • A wide range of exercises includes "End-of Section" exercises providing practice in both concept and practice; "Critical Thinking" exercises requiring students to explore a concept in detail; "Writing Exercises," denoted by an icon; "Chapter Review" and "Cumulative Review" exercises, with all answers provided at the back of the book.
  • "Chapter Summaries" ensure that students have mastered material before being introduced to new concepts.
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Summary: The second-level text in an innovative new workbook series, Introductory Algebra: An Integrated Approach is ideal for the first-year developmental arithmetic and pre-algebra instructor who seeks a flexible teaching tool that accommodates individual teaching and learning styles. Aufmann and Lockwood present math as a cohesive subject by weaving the themes of number sense, logic, geometry, statistics, and probability throughout the text at increasingly sophisticated levels. These themes are brought to life for students with applications from more than 100 disciplines. The text's interactive style encourages students to be active learners, quantitative thinkers, and true problem solvers.
  • A variety of analytic tools throughout include examples relevant to students' experiences; strategically placed questions that encourage students to be active learners; and an abundance of problems with complete solutions provided in an appendix.
  • Margin notes to guide students through the material include "Points of Interest," offering supplemental information; "Take Note," alerting students to challenging procedures; "Calculator Notes," demonstrating the functions of a calculator; and "Instructor Notes" (found only in the Instructor's Annotated Edition), offering teaching suggestions or related material.
  • A wide range of exercises includes "End-of Section" exercises providing practice in both concept and practice; "Critical Thinking" exercises requiring students to explore a concept in detail; "Writing Exercises," denoted by an icon; "Chapter Review" and "Cumulative Review" exercises, with all answers provided at the back of the book.
  • "Chapter Summaries" ensure that students have mastered material before being introduced to new concepts.
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Edition/Copyright: 99
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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Year Published: 1999
International: No

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