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by Jeffrey Slater and John Tobey

Edition: 3RD 98Copyright: 1998

Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 1998

International: No

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*(Note: Each chapter begins with a Pretest and concludes with a Chapter Organizer, Review Problems, Chapter Test and Cumulative Test.) *

**Preface Acknowledgments Diagnostic Pretest **

Understanding Whole Numbers.

Addition of Whole Numbers.

Subtraction of Whole Numbers.

Multiplication of Whole Numbers.

Division of Whole Numbers.

Putting Your Skills to Work : Buying or Leasing a Car.

Exponents and Order of Operations.

Rounding and Estimation.

Applied Problems.

**2. Fractions **

Understanding Fractions.

Simplifying Fractions.

Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers.

Multiplication of Fractions and Mixed Numbers.

Division of Fractions and Mixed Numbers.

The Least Common Denominator and Building up Fractions.

Addition and Subtraction of Fractions.

Addition and Subtraction of Mixed Numbers.

Putting Your Skills to Work: Farming on the Halves.

Applied Problems Involving Fractions.

**3. Decimals**

Decimal Notation.

Compare, Order, and Round Decimals.

Addition and Subtraction of Decimals.

Putting Your Skills to Work : Personal Checking Account.

Multiplication of Decimals.

Division of Decimals.

Converting Fractions to Decimals and Order of Operations.

Applied Problems Using Decimals.

**4. Ratio and Proportion **

Ratios and Rates.

The Concept of Proportions.

Solving Proportions.

Applications of Proportions.

Putting Your Skills to Work : How Crowded is This City?

Putting Your Skills to Work : College Budget Problems.

**5. Percent **

Understanding Percent.

Changing Between Percents, Decimals, and Fractions.

(A)Solving Percent Problems Using an Equation.

(B)Solving Percent Problems Using a Proportion.

Solving Applied Percent Problems.

Putting Your Skills to Work : Percentages of Beverages Consumed in the U.S..

**6. Measurement **

American Units.

Metric Measurements : Length.

Metric Measurements : Volume and Weight.

Conversion of Units (Optional).

Putting Your Skills to Work : The Mathematics of Computer Capacity.

Applied Problems.

**7. Geometry**

Rectangles and Squares.

Parallelograms and Trapezoids.

Angles and Triangles.

Square Roots.

The Pythagorean Theorem.

Circles.

Volume.

Putting Your Skills to Work : The Mathematical Detective.

Similar Geometric Figures.

Applications Of Geometry.

**8. Statistics **

Circle Graphs.

Bar Graphs and Line Graphs.

Putting Your Skills to Work : The Aging of America's Trucks.

Histograms.

Mean and Median.

**9. Signed Numbers **

Addition of Signed Numbers.

Subtraction of Signed Numbers.

Multiplication and Division of Signed Numbers.

Order of Operations with Signed Numbers.

Putting Your Skills to Work : Mathematics of Universal Time.

Scientific Notation.

**10. Introduction to Algebra **

Variables and Like Terms.

The Distributive Property.

Solve Equations Using the Addition Property.

Solve Equations Using the Division or Multiplication Property.

Solve Equations Using Two Properties.

Putting Your Skills to Work : Using Mathematics to Predict Population Increases.

Translating English to Algebra.

Applications.

*Appendix A *

*Appendix B*

Practice Final Examination.

Glossary.

Solutions to Practice Problems.

Selected Answers.

Index of Applications.

Subject Index.

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Table of Contents

*(Note: Each chapter begins with a Pretest and concludes with a Chapter Organizer, Review Problems, Chapter Test and Cumulative Test.) *

**Preface Acknowledgments Diagnostic Pretest **

Understanding Whole Numbers.

Addition of Whole Numbers.

Subtraction of Whole Numbers.

Multiplication of Whole Numbers.

Division of Whole Numbers.

Putting Your Skills to Work : Buying or Leasing a Car.

Exponents and Order of Operations.

Rounding and Estimation.

Applied Problems.

**2. Fractions **

Understanding Fractions.

Simplifying Fractions.

Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers.

Multiplication of Fractions and Mixed Numbers.

Division of Fractions and Mixed Numbers.

The Least Common Denominator and Building up Fractions.

Addition and Subtraction of Fractions.

Addition and Subtraction of Mixed Numbers.

Putting Your Skills to Work: Farming on the Halves.

Applied Problems Involving Fractions.

**3. Decimals**

Decimal Notation.

Compare, Order, and Round Decimals.

Addition and Subtraction of Decimals.

Putting Your Skills to Work : Personal Checking Account.

Multiplication of Decimals.

Division of Decimals.

Converting Fractions to Decimals and Order of Operations.

Applied Problems Using Decimals.

**4. Ratio and Proportion **

Ratios and Rates.

The Concept of Proportions.

Solving Proportions.

Applications of Proportions.

Putting Your Skills to Work : How Crowded is This City?

Putting Your Skills to Work : College Budget Problems.

**5. Percent **

Understanding Percent.

Changing Between Percents, Decimals, and Fractions.

(A)Solving Percent Problems Using an Equation.

(B)Solving Percent Problems Using a Proportion.

Solving Applied Percent Problems.

Putting Your Skills to Work : Percentages of Beverages Consumed in the U.S..

**6. Measurement **

American Units.

Metric Measurements : Length.

Metric Measurements : Volume and Weight.

Conversion of Units (Optional).

Putting Your Skills to Work : The Mathematics of Computer Capacity.

Applied Problems.

**7. Geometry**

Rectangles and Squares.

Parallelograms and Trapezoids.

Angles and Triangles.

Square Roots.

The Pythagorean Theorem.

Circles.

Volume.

Putting Your Skills to Work : The Mathematical Detective.

Similar Geometric Figures.

Applications Of Geometry.

**8. Statistics **

Circle Graphs.

Bar Graphs and Line Graphs.

Putting Your Skills to Work : The Aging of America's Trucks.

Histograms.

Mean and Median.

**9. Signed Numbers **

Addition of Signed Numbers.

Subtraction of Signed Numbers.

Multiplication and Division of Signed Numbers.

Order of Operations with Signed Numbers.

Putting Your Skills to Work : Mathematics of Universal Time.

Scientific Notation.

**10. Introduction to Algebra **

Variables and Like Terms.

The Distributive Property.

Solve Equations Using the Addition Property.

Solve Equations Using the Division or Multiplication Property.

Solve Equations Using Two Properties.

Putting Your Skills to Work : Using Mathematics to Predict Population Increases.

Translating English to Algebra.

Applications.

*Appendix A *

*Appendix B*

Practice Final Examination.

Glossary.

Solutions to Practice Problems.

Selected Answers.

Index of Applications.

Subject Index.

Publisher Info

Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 1998

International: No

Published: 1998

International: No

*(Note: Each chapter begins with a Pretest and concludes with a Chapter Organizer, Review Problems, Chapter Test and Cumulative Test.) *

**Preface Acknowledgments Diagnostic Pretest **

Understanding Whole Numbers.

Addition of Whole Numbers.

Subtraction of Whole Numbers.

Multiplication of Whole Numbers.

Division of Whole Numbers.

Putting Your Skills to Work : Buying or Leasing a Car.

Exponents and Order of Operations.

Rounding and Estimation.

Applied Problems.

**2. Fractions **

Understanding Fractions.

Simplifying Fractions.

Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers.

Multiplication of Fractions and Mixed Numbers.

Division of Fractions and Mixed Numbers.

The Least Common Denominator and Building up Fractions.

Addition and Subtraction of Fractions.

Addition and Subtraction of Mixed Numbers.

Putting Your Skills to Work: Farming on the Halves.

Applied Problems Involving Fractions.

**3. Decimals**

Decimal Notation.

Compare, Order, and Round Decimals.

Addition and Subtraction of Decimals.

Putting Your Skills to Work : Personal Checking Account.

Multiplication of Decimals.

Division of Decimals.

Converting Fractions to Decimals and Order of Operations.

Applied Problems Using Decimals.

**4. Ratio and Proportion **

Ratios and Rates.

The Concept of Proportions.

Solving Proportions.

Applications of Proportions.

Putting Your Skills to Work : How Crowded is This City?

Putting Your Skills to Work : College Budget Problems.

**5. Percent **

Understanding Percent.

Changing Between Percents, Decimals, and Fractions.

(A)Solving Percent Problems Using an Equation.

(B)Solving Percent Problems Using a Proportion.

Solving Applied Percent Problems.

Putting Your Skills to Work : Percentages of Beverages Consumed in the U.S..

**6. Measurement **

American Units.

Metric Measurements : Length.

Metric Measurements : Volume and Weight.

Conversion of Units (Optional).

Putting Your Skills to Work : The Mathematics of Computer Capacity.

Applied Problems.

**7. Geometry**

Rectangles and Squares.

Parallelograms and Trapezoids.

Angles and Triangles.

Square Roots.

The Pythagorean Theorem.

Circles.

Volume.

Putting Your Skills to Work : The Mathematical Detective.

Similar Geometric Figures.

Applications Of Geometry.

**8. Statistics **

Circle Graphs.

Bar Graphs and Line Graphs.

Putting Your Skills to Work : The Aging of America's Trucks.

Histograms.

Mean and Median.

**9. Signed Numbers **

Addition of Signed Numbers.

Subtraction of Signed Numbers.

Multiplication and Division of Signed Numbers.

Order of Operations with Signed Numbers.

Putting Your Skills to Work : Mathematics of Universal Time.

Scientific Notation.

**10. Introduction to Algebra **

Variables and Like Terms.

The Distributive Property.

Solve Equations Using the Addition Property.

Solve Equations Using the Division or Multiplication Property.

Solve Equations Using Two Properties.

Putting Your Skills to Work : Using Mathematics to Predict Population Increases.

Translating English to Algebra.

Applications.

*Appendix A *

*Appendix B*

Practice Final Examination.

Glossary.

Solutions to Practice Problems.

Selected Answers.

Index of Applications.

Subject Index.