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Prealgebra - Text Only

Prealgebra - Text Only - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0201681543

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Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.
Published: 2000
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Prealgebra - Text Only - 3RD 00 edition

ISBN13: 978-0201681543

Marvin L. Bittinger and David J. Ellenbogen

ISBN13: 978-0201681543
ISBN10: 0201681544
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 00
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.

Published: 2000
International: No
Summary

Prealgebra, Third Edition, is a significant revision of the second edition, especially with respect to design, an all-new art program, pedagogy, and an enhanced supplements package. Its unique approach, which has been developed and refined over many years, is designed to help students both learn and retain mathematical skills. It is our belief that the third edition will continue to help today's students through pedagogical use of full color and updated applications

Features

  • NEW! Four-color Design and Art Program have been expanded and improved to create a "user friendly" book. Color in the graphical art is used pedagogically and precisely to help the student visualize mathematics. Pg. 333
  • The Five-Step Problem-Solving Process. Introduced early and used consistently throughout. Provides framework and strategy for problem solving: 1) Familiarize, 2) Translate, 3) Solve, 4) Check, 5) State. This is a cornerstone of the Bittinger series. Pg. 61
  • Chapter Openers include real-life application and are enhanced with a Web address for further practice problems and support materials. http://www.mathmax.com. Pg. 1
  • Applications. Extensive research has been done to make the third edition's applications even more realistic and up-to-date. Not only are many of the exercises new to this edition, but many are drawn from the fields of business and economics, life and physical sciences, social sciences, and areas of general interest such as sports and daily life. To encourage students to "see mathematics" around them every day, many applications are enhanced by graphs and drawings similar to those found in today's newspapers and magazines. Pg. 256
  • Margin Problems for immediate reinforcement of concepts. Margin color improved for student use. Pg. 37
  • Exercise Sets grouped by objectives; include reference codes. Number of exercises has been increased. Thinking and Writing Exercises increased by 50%. Pg. 110
  • Calculator Spotlight (optional) includes information and tips on scientific calculators as appropriate. Pg. 112
  • Math Study Skills appear in every chapter and include helpful study guidance and support for student success.
  • Pg. 90
  • Collaborative Learning Exercises provide group learning opportunities for students based on AMATYC standards. Pg. 72
  • Summary and Review Exercises now appear in a two-column format, and continue to provide in-depth coverage of every chapter. Located at the end of each chapter, the Summary and Review Exercises are keyed to objectives in the text and provide an extensive set of review exercises along with a list of important formulas and properties covered in that chapter. Reference codes beside each exercise allow the student to easily return to the section objective being reviewed. Pg. 137
  • Cumulative Reviews that appear after each chapter enhance student retention and skill building. Pg. 141

Author Bio

Bittinger, Marvin L. : Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis

Ellenbogen, David J. : Community College of Vermont

Table of Contents

1. Operations on the Whole Numbers.
Pretest.
Standard Notation.
Addition.
Subtraction.
Rounding and Estimating; Order.
Multiplication and Area.
Division.
Solving Equations.
Applications and Problem Solving.
Exponential Notation and Order of Operations.
Summary and Review Exercises.
Test.

2. Introduction to Integers and Algebraic Expressions.
Pretest.
Integers and the Number Line.
Addition of Integers.
Subtraction of Integers.
Multiplication of Integers.
Division of Integers.
Introduction to Algebra and Expressions.
Like Terms and Perimeter.
Solving Equations.
Summary and Review Exercises.
Test.
Cumulative Review Chapters 1-2.

3. Fractional Notation: Multiplication and Division.
Pretest.
Multiples and Divisibility.
Factorizations.
Fractions.
Multiplication.
Simplifying.
Multiplying, Simplifying, and More with Area.
Reciprocals and Division.
Solving Equations: The Multiplication Principle.
Summary and Review Exercises.
Test.
Cumulative Review Chapters 1-3.

4. Fractional Notation: Addition and Subtraction.
Pretest.
Least Common Multiples.
Addition and Order.
Subtraction, Equations, and Applications.
Solving Equations: Using the Principles Together.
Mixed Numerals.
Addition and Subtraction Using Mixed Numerals; Applications.
Multiplication and Division Using Mixed Numerals; Applications.
Summary and Review Exercises.
Test.
Cumulative Review Chapters 1-4.

5. Decimal Notation.
Pretest.
Decimal Notation.
Addition and Subtraction with Decimals.
Multiplication with Decimals.
Division with Decimals.
More with Fractional Notation and Decimal Notation.
Estimating.
Solving Equations.
Applications and Problem Solving.
Summary and Review Exercises.
Test.
Cumulative Review Chapters 1-5.

6. Introduction to Graphing and Statistics.
Pretest.
Tables and Pictographs.
Bar Graphs and Line Graphs.
Ordered Pairs and Equations in Two Variables.
Graphing Linear Equations.
Means, Medians, and Modes.
Predictions and Probability.
Summary and Review Exercises.
Test.
Cumulative Review Chapters 1-6.

7. Ratio and Proportion.
Pretest.
Introduction to Ratios.
Rates and Unit Prices.
Proportions.
Applications of Proportions.
Geometric Applications.
Summary and Review Exercises.
Test.
Cumulative Review Chapters 1-7.

8. Percent Notation.
Pretest.
Percent Notation.
Solving Percent Problems Using Proportions.
Solving Percent Problems Using Equations.
Applications of Percent.
Consumer Applications: Sales Tax, Commission, and Discount.
Consumer Applications: Interest.
Summary and Review Exercise.
Test.
Cumulative Review Chapters 1 -8.

9. Geometry and Measures.
Pretest.
Systems of Linear Measurement.
More with Perimeter and Area.
Converting Units of Measure.
Angles.
Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem.
Volume and Capacity.
Weight, Mass, and Temperature.
Summary and Review Exercises.
Test.
Cumulative Review Chapters 1-9.

10. Polynomials.
Pretest.
Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials.
Introduction to Multiplying and Factoring Polynomials.
More Multiplication of Polynomials.
Integers as Exponents.
Summary and Review Exercises.
Test.
Final Exam.

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