Prealgebra

Prealgebra

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This textbook is designed to prepare students for elementary algebra while maintaining basic arithmetic skills. Word problems are included in almost every section, and special sections are devoted entirely to word problems. "Keep in Mind" statements emphasize important points and warn students against common mistakes. Calculator key-ins throughout expand student's proficiency in mathematical computation and estimation. Coverage of all geometry and reasoning skills is designed to satisfy CLAST, ELM, and TASP requirments. Detailed treatment of the metric system appears in the concluding chapter.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 670 pages
  • 212 x 272 x 31.75mm | 1,502g
  • BROOKS/COLE
  • CA, United States
  • English
  • 0155710435
  • 9780155710436

Table of contents

Unit I: Arithmetic of Whole Numbers, Fractions and Decimals. Whole Numbers. Fractions. Decimals. Unit II: Arithmetic of Signed Numbers. Beginning Algebra. Operations on Signed Numbers. Unit III: Applying Algebra. Algebraic Manipulations. Equations. Unit IV: Fractions and Their Applications. The Arithmetic of Rational Expressions. Applications of Fractions. Unit V: Applications. Basic Geometrical Concepts. Geometric Computations. Percent. Denominate Numbers. Appendix: Logic Answers to a Exercises.
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