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Basic mathematics for college students

Author: Alan S Tussy; R David Gustafson; Diane R Koenig
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Brooks/Cole Cengage Learning, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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To many developmental math students, mathematics is like a foreign language. They have difficulty translating the words, their meanings, and how they apply to problem solving. Emphasizing the  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan S Tussy; R David Gustafson; Diane R Koenig
ISBN: 9781439044421 1439044422
OCLC Number: 620085919
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: 1. WHOLE NUMBERS.An Introduction to the Whole Numbers. Adding Whole Numbers. Subtracting Whole Numbers. Multiplying Whole Numbers. Dividing Whole Numbers. Problem Solving. Prime Factors and Exponents. The Least Common Multiple and the Greatest Common Factor. Order of Operations. Chapter Summary and Review. Chapter Test.2. THE INTEGERS.An Introduction to the Integers. Solve Application Problems by Adding Integers. Solve Application Problems by Subtracting Integers. Solve Application Problems by Multiplying Integers. Solve Application Problems by Dividing Integers. Order of Operations and Estimation. Chapter Summary and Review. Chapter Test. Cumulative Review.3. FRACTIONS AND MIXED NUMBERS.An Introduction to Fractions. Multiplying Fractions. Dividing Fractions. Adding and Subtracting Fractions. Multiplying and Dividing Mixed Numbers. Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers. Order of Operations and Complex Fractions. Chapter Summary and Review. Chapter Test. Cumulative Review.4. DECIMALS.An Introduction to Decimals. Adding and Subtracting Decimals. Multiplying Decimals. Dividing Decimals. Fractions and Decimals. Square Roots. Chapter Summary and Review. Chapter Test. Cumulative Review.5. RATIO, PROPORTION, AND MEASUREMENT.Ratios. Proportions. American Units of Measurement. Metric Units of Measurement. Converting Between American and Metric Units. Chapter Summary and Review. Chapter Test. Cumulative Review.6. PERCENT. Percents, Decimals, and Fractions. Solving Percent Problems Using Equations and Proportions. Applications of Percents. Estimation with Percent. Interest. Chapter Summary and Review. Chapter Test. Cumulative Review.7. GRAPHS AND STATISTICS.Reading Graphs and Tables. Mean, Median, and Mode. Chapter Summary and Review. Chapter Test. Cumulative Review.8. AN INTRODUCTION TO ALGEBRA.The Language of Algebra. Simplifying Algebraic Expressions. Solving Equations Using Properties of Equality. More About Solving Equations. Using Equations to Solve Application Problems. Multiplication Rules for Exponents. Chapter Summary and Review. Chapter Test. Cumulative Review.9. AN INTRODUCTION TO GEOMETRY.Basic Geometric Figures; Angles. Parallel and Perpendicular Lines. Triangles. The Pythagorean Theorem. Congruent Triangles and Similar Triangles. Quadrilaterals and Other Polygons. Perimeters and Areas of Polygons. Circles. Volume. Chapter Summary and Review. Chapter Test. Cumulative Review.Appendix I: Addition and Multiplication Facts.Appendix II: Polynomials.Appendix III: Inductive and Deductive Reasoning.Appendix IV: Roots and Powers.Appendix X: Answers to Selected Exercises.
Responsibility: Alan S. Tussy, R. David Gustafson, Diane R. Koenig.
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