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# Problem Solving Approach to Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers - With MyMathLab Student Access - Package - 9th edition

## ISBN10: 0321442326

Edition: 9TH 07
Published: 2007
International: No

## ISBN10: 0321442326

Edition: 9TH 07

### Summary

Setting the Standard for Tomorrow's Teachers: This best-selling text continues as a comprehensive, skills-based resource for future teachers. In this edition, students will benefit from additional emphasis on active and collaborative learning. Revised and updated content will better prepare your students for the day when they will be teachers with students of their own.

Chapter 1 An Introduction to Problem Solving 1-1 Mathematics and Problem Solving 1-2 Explorations with Patterns 1-3 Algebraic Thinking 1-4 Logic: An Introduction

Chapter 2 Sets, Whole Numbers, and Functions 2-1 Describing Sets 2-2 Other Set Operations and Their Properties 2-3 Addition and Subtraction of Whole Numbers 2-4 Multiplication and Division of Whole Numbers 2-5 Functions

Chapter 3 Numeration Systems and Whole-Number Computation 3-1 Numeration Systems 3-2 Algorithms for Whole-Number Addition and Subtraction 3-3 Algorithms for Whole-Number Multiplication and Division 3-4 Mental Mathematics and Estimation for Whole-Number Operations

Chapter 4 Integers and Number Theory 4-1 Integers and the Operations of Addition and Subtraction 4-2 Multiplication and Division of Integers 4-3 Divisibility 4-4 Prime and Composite Numbers 4-5 Greatest Common Divisor and Least Common Multiple 4-6 Clock and Modular Arithmetic

Chapter 5 Rational Numbers as Fractions 5-1 The Set of Rational Numbers 5-2 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Numbers 5-3 Multiplication and Division of Rational Numbers 5-4 Proportional Reasoning

Chapter 6 Decimals, Percents, and Real Numbers 6-1 Introduction to Decimals 6-2 Operations on Decimals 6-3 Nonterminating Decimals 6-4 Real Numbers 6-5 Percents 6-6 Computing Interest

Chapter 7 Probability 7-1 How Probabilities Are Determined 7-2 Multistage Experiments with Tree Diagrams and Geometric Probabilities 7-3 Using Simulations in Probability 7-4 Odds, Conditional Probability, and Expected Value 7-5 Using Permutations and Combinations in Probability

Chapter 8 Data Analysis/ Statistics: An Introduction 8-1 Statistical Graphs of Categorical and Numerical Data 8-2 Measures of Central Tendency and Variation 8-3 Abuses of Statistics

Chapter 9 Introductory Geometry 9-1 Basic Notions 9-2 Polygons 9-3 More About Angles 9-4 Geometry in Three Dimensions 9-5 Networks

Chapter 10 Constructions, Congruence, and Similarity 10-1 Congruence Through Constructions 10-2 Other Congruence Properties 10-3 Other Constructions 10-4 Similar Triangles and Similar Figures 10-5 Trigonometry Ratios via Similarity 10-6 Lines in a Cartesian Coordinate System

Chapter 11 Concepts of Measurement 11-1 Linear Measure 11-2 Areas of Polygons and Circles 11-3 The Pythagorean Theorem and the Distance Formula 11-4 Surface Areas 11-5 Volume, Mass & Temperature

Chapter 12 Motion Geometry and Tessellations 12-1 Translations and Rotations 12-2 Reflections and Glide Reflections 12-3 Size Transformations 12-4 Symmetries 12-5 Tesselations of the Plane Appendix I: Using a Spreadsheet Appendix II: Graphing Calculators Appendix III: Using a Geometry Drawing Utility