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Essentials of Basic College Mathematics - With CD - 2nd edition

ISBN10: 0321570650

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
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ISBN10: 0321570650

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 09

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Summary

TheTobey/Slater seriesbuilds essential skills one at a time by breaking the mathematics down into manageable pieces. This practical ''building block'' organization makes it easy for readers to understand each topic and gain confidence as they move through each section. The authors provide a ''How am I Doing?'' guide to give readers constant reinforcement and to ensure that they understand each concept before moving on to the next. With Tobey/Slater, readers have a tutor and study companion with them every step of the way. Whole Numbers, Fractions, Decimals, Ratio and Proportion, Percent. For all readers interested in basic college mathematics.

Table of Contents

How Am I Doing? Guide Preface Acknowledgments To The Student Diagnostic Pretest

1. Whole Numbers 1.1 Understanding Whole Numbers 1.2 Adding Whole Numbers 1.3 Subtracting Whole Numbers 1.4 Multiplying Whole Numbers 1.5 Dividing Whole Numbers How Am I Doing? Sections 1.1-1.5 1.6 Exponents and the Order of Operations 1.7 Rounding and Estimating 1.8 Solving Applied Problems Involving Whole Numbers Chapter Organizer Review Problems How Am I Doing? Chapter Test

2. Fractions 2.1 Understanding Fractions 2.2 Simplifying Fractions 2.3 Converting Between Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers 2.4 Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers 2.5 Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers How Am I Doing? Sections 2.1-2.5 Test on Sections 2.1-2.5 2.6 The Least Common Denominator and Creating Equivalent Fractions 2.7 Adding and Subtracting Fractions 2.8 Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers and the Order of Operations 2.9 Solving Applied Problems Involving Fractions Chapter Organizer Review Problems How Am I Doing? Chapter Test Cumulative Test for Chapters 1-2

3. Decimals 3.1 Using Decimal Notation 3.2 Comparing, Ordering, and Rounding Decimals 3.3 Adding and Subtracting Decimals 3.4 Multiplying Decimals How Am I Doing? Sections 3.1-3.4 3.5 Dividing Decimals 3.6 Converting Fractions to Decimals and the Order of Operations 3.7 Estimating and Solving Applied Problems Involving Decimals Chapter Organizer Review Problems How Am I Doing? Chapter Test Cumulative Test for Chapters 1-3

4. Ratio and Proportion 4.1 Ratios and Rates 4.2 The Concept of Proportions How Am I Doing? Sections 4.1-4.2 4.3 Solving Proportions 4.4 Solving Applied Problems Involving Proportions Chapter Organizer Review Problems How Am I Doing? Chapter Test Cumulative Test for Chapters 1-4

5. Percent 5.1 Understanding Percent 5.2 Changing Between Percents, Decimals, and Fractions 5.3A Solving Percent Problems Using Equations 5.3B Solving Percent Problems Using Proportions How Am I Doing? Sections 5.1-5.3 5.4 Solving Applied Percent Problems 5.5 Solving Commission, Percent of Increase or De