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Genre/Form: | Popular works |
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Document Type: | Book |

All Authors / Contributors: |
Allan G Bluman |

ISBN: | 9780071742528 0071742522 |

OCLC Number: | 651071086 |

Notes: | Includes index. |

Description: | xvii, 334 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. |

Contents: | Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1: Whole Numbers -- Naming numbers -- Rounding numbers -- Addition of whole numbers -- Subtraction of whole numbers -- Multiplication of whole numbers -- Division of whole numbers -- Word problems -- Quiz -- Chapter 2: Integers -- Basic concepts -- Order -- Addition of integers -- Subtraction of integers -- Addition and subtraction -- Multiplication of integers -- Division of integers -- Exponents -- Order of operations -- Quiz -- Chapter 3: Fractions: Part 1 -- Basic concepts -- Reducing fractions -- Changing fractions to higher terms -- Changing improper fractions to mixed numbers -- Changing mixed numbers to improper fractions -- Quiz -- Chapter 4: Fractions: Part 2 -- Finding common denominators -- Addition of fractions -- Addition of mixed numbers -- Subtraction of fractions -- Subtraction of mixed numbers -- Principles of borrowing -- Multiplication of fractions -- Multiplication of mixed numbers -- Division of fractions -- Division of mixed numbers -- Word problems -- Comparing fractions -- Operations with positive and negative fractions -- Quiz -- Chapter 5: Decimals -- Naming decimals -- Rounding decimals -- Addition of decimals -- Subtraction of decimals -- Multiplication of decimals -- Division of decimals -- Comparing decimals -- Word problems -- Changing fractions to decimals -- Changing decimals to fractions -- Fractions and decimals -- Operations with positive and negative decimals -- Quiz -- Chapter 6: Percent -- Basic concepts -- Changing percents to decimals -- Changing decimals to percents -- Changing fractions to percents -- Changing percents to fractions -- Three types of percent problems -- Word problems -- Quiz -- Chapter 7: Expressions And Equations -- Basic concepts -- Evaluating algebraic expressions -- Distributive property -- Combining like terms -- Removing parentheses and combining like terms -- Formulas -- Solving simple equations -- Solving equations using two principles -- Solving more difficult equations -- Algebraic representation of statements -- Word problems -- Solving percent problems using equations -- Quiz -- Chapter 8: Ratio And Proportion -- Ratio -- Proportion -- Word problems -- Solving percent problems using proportions -- Quiz -- Chapter 9: Informal Geometry -- Geometric figures -- Perimeter -- Area -- Volume -- Word problems -- Square roots -- Pythagorean theorem -- Quiz -- Chapter 10: Measurement -- Basic concepts -- Measures of length -- Measures of weight -- Measures of capacity -- Measure of time -- Word problems -- Quiz -- Chapter 11: Graphing -- Rectangular coordinate plane -- Plotting points -- Linear equations -- Graphing lines -- Horizontal and vertical lines -- Intercepts -- Slope -- Solving a system of linear equations -- Quiz -- Chapter 12: Operations with monomials and polynomials -- Monomials and polynomials -- Addition of polynomials -- Subtraction of polynomials -- Multiplication of monomials -- Raising a monomial to a power -- Multiplication of a polynomial by a monomial -- Multiplication of two binomials -- Squaring a binomial -- Multiplication of two polynomials -- Division of monomials -- Division of a polynomial by a monomial -- Quiz -- Final exam -- Answers to quizzes and final exam -- Appendix: Overcoming mat anxiety -- Index. |

Series Title: | McGraw-Hill "Demystified" series. |

Responsibility: | Allan G. Bluman. |

### Abstract:

Simple enough for a beginner, but challenging enough for an advanced student, this is a step-by-step guide to mastering the fundamentals of pre-algebra.
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