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Edition: 2ND 04

Copyright: 2004

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

Published: 2004

International: No

Edition: 2ND 04

Copyright: 2004

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

Published: 2004

International: No

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This major revision prepares students to succeed on the New York State Math A Regents Exam as it is now given. The book places increased emphasis on mathematical modeling and the use of the graphing calculator. In line with New York State Regents core curriculum, it shows how given problems can be solved in several different ways. The author also includes new Regents question types dealing, for instance, with motion problems and mathematical systems defined by tables. New contextualized word problems further enhance the presentation. The totally rewritten chapter on problem-solving offers students a core set of strategies that apply to a variety of curriculum-related exercises. In addition to subject review, demonstraton examples, and practice exercises with answers, the book includes several complete recent Math A Regents exams with answers.

**Unit One: Mathematical Reasoning**

Working with Numbers and Variables

Linear Equations and Inequalities

Problem Solving and Logical Reasoning

**Unit Two: Geometry**

Angles, Lines, and Polygons

Congruent Triangles and Special Quadrilaterals

**Unit Three: Algebraic Methods**

Polynomial Arithmetic and Factoring

Operations with Algebraic Fractions

Radicals and Right Triangles

**Unit Four: Area, Volume, and Measurement**

Area, Circumference, and Volume

Similar Triangles and Trigonometric Ratios

**Unit Five: Graphs and Transformations**

Linear Equations and Their Graphs

Points That Satisfy Conditions

Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities

Quadratic Equations and Their Graphs

**Unit Six: Probability and Statistics**

Simple Probability and Statistics

Probability and Counting Methods

Answers and Solution Hints

Glossary of Math A Terms

Appendix I: Basic Geometric Constructions

Appendix II: The Math A Regents Exam

Index

Summary

This major revision prepares students to succeed on the New York State Math A Regents Exam as it is now given. The book places increased emphasis on mathematical modeling and the use of the graphing calculator. In line with New York State Regents core curriculum, it shows how given problems can be solved in several different ways. The author also includes new Regents question types dealing, for instance, with motion problems and mathematical systems defined by tables. New contextualized word problems further enhance the presentation. The totally rewritten chapter on problem-solving offers students a core set of strategies that apply to a variety of curriculum-related exercises. In addition to subject review, demonstraton examples, and practice exercises with answers, the book includes several complete recent Math A Regents exams with answers.

Table of Contents

**Unit One: Mathematical Reasoning**

Working with Numbers and Variables

Linear Equations and Inequalities

Problem Solving and Logical Reasoning

**Unit Two: Geometry**

Angles, Lines, and Polygons

Congruent Triangles and Special Quadrilaterals

**Unit Three: Algebraic Methods**

Polynomial Arithmetic and Factoring

Operations with Algebraic Fractions

Radicals and Right Triangles

**Unit Four: Area, Volume, and Measurement**

Area, Circumference, and Volume

Similar Triangles and Trigonometric Ratios

**Unit Five: Graphs and Transformations**

Linear Equations and Their Graphs

Points That Satisfy Conditions

Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities

Quadratic Equations and Their Graphs

**Unit Six: Probability and Statistics**

Simple Probability and Statistics

Probability and Counting Methods

Answers and Solution Hints

Glossary of Math A Terms

Appendix I: Basic Geometric Constructions

Appendix II: The Math A Regents Exam

Index

Publisher Info

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series

Published: 2004

International: No

Published: 2004

International: No

**Unit One: Mathematical Reasoning**

Working with Numbers and Variables

Linear Equations and Inequalities

Problem Solving and Logical Reasoning

**Unit Two: Geometry**

Angles, Lines, and Polygons

Congruent Triangles and Special Quadrilaterals

**Unit Three: Algebraic Methods**

Polynomial Arithmetic and Factoring

Operations with Algebraic Fractions

Radicals and Right Triangles

**Unit Four: Area, Volume, and Measurement**

Area, Circumference, and Volume

Similar Triangles and Trigonometric Ratios

**Unit Five: Graphs and Transformations**

Linear Equations and Their Graphs

Points That Satisfy Conditions

Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities

Quadratic Equations and Their Graphs

**Unit Six: Probability and Statistics**

Simple Probability and Statistics

Probability and Counting Methods

Answers and Solution Hints

Glossary of Math A Terms

Appendix I: Basic Geometric Constructions

Appendix II: The Math A Regents Exam

Index