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A problem solving approach to mathematics

Author: Rick Billstein; Shlomo Libeskind; Johnny W Lott
Publisher: Boston : Pearson Addison Wesley, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 9th edView all editions and formats
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This best-selling text continues as a comprehensive, skills-based resource for an introduction to contemporary mathematics topics.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Billstein; Shlomo Libeskind; Johnny W Lott
ISBN: 9780321375414 0321375416
OCLC Number: 60558808
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvii, 1031 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: 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 SpreadsheetAppendix II: Graphing CalculatorsAppendix III: Using a Geometry Drawing Utility
Responsibility: Rick Billstein, Shlomo Libeskind, Johnny W. Lott.

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