Applied Basic Mathematics (2nd Revised edition)

By: William J. Clark (author), Robert A. Brechner (author)Paperback

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With an emphasis on real world applications, Applied Basic Mathematics, Second Edition, provides students with a new and refreshing perspective on basic math. Paired with a system of structured support, authors Clark and Brechner consistently asks student to relate, reinforce, and review as they learn. This text provides professors with a dynamic way of teaching the material and an approach that encourages students to dive into the math!

About Author

Bill Clark presently teaches at Harper College in the Chicago area. Prior to his current position, he was a professor at Miami Dade College. An engaging and dynamic teacher, he has initiated a number of programs to serve diverse student populations. He was instrumental in the implementation of Miami Dade? s Title V Calculus program. He has also developed and implemented a multi-cultural infusion project and a number of learning communities. In his leisure time, Bill enjoys travel and long walks with his dog.

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Bob Brechner has taught at Miami Dade College for the past 41 years. He currently holds the position of Professor Emeritus. Over the years, he has been Adjunct Professor at Florida International University, Florida Atlantic University, and the International Fine Arts College. Brechner holds a BS in Industrial Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia and an MBA from Emory University in Atlanta. His other publications include Contemporary Mathematics for Business and Consumers, A Little Math with Your Business, and Guidelines for the New Manager. Bob lives in Coconut Grove, Florida, with his wife, Shari Joy. His passions include travel, photography, tennis, running and boating.

Contents

1. Whole Numbers 1.1 Understanding the Basics of Whole Numbers 1.2 Adding Whole Numbers 1.3 Subtracting Whole Numbers 1.4 Multiplying Whole Numbers 1.5 Dividing Whole Numbers 1.6 Evaluating Exponential Expressions and Applying Order of Operations 1.7 Solving Application Problems 10-minute Chapter Numerical Facts of Life Chapter Review Exercises Assessment Test 2. Fractions 2.1 Factors, Prime Factorizations, and Least Common Multiples 2.2 Introduction to Fractions and Mixed Numbers 2.3 Equivalent Fractions 2.4 Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers 2.5 Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers 2.6 Adding Fractions and Mixed Numbers 2.7 Subtracting Fractions and Mixed Numbers 10-minute Chapter Numerical Facts of Life Chapter Review Exercises Assessment Test 3. Decimals 3.1 Understanding Decimals 3.2 Adding and Subtracting Decimals 3.3 Multiplying Decimals 3.4 Dividing Decimals 3.5 Working with Fractions and Decimals 10-minute Chapter Numerical Facts of Life Chapter Review Exercises Assessment Test 4. Ratio and Proportion 4.1 Understanding Ratios 4.2 Working with Rates and Units 4.3 Understanding and Solving Proportions 10-minute Chapter Numerical Facts of Life Chapter Review Exercises Assessment Test 5. Percents 5.1 Introduction to Percents 5.2 Solve Percent Problems Using Equations 5.3 Solve Percent Problems Using Proportions 5.4 Solve Percent Application Problems 10-minute Chapter Numerical Facts of Life Chapter Review Exercises Assessment Test 6. Measurement 6.1 The U. S. Customary System 6.2 Denominate Numbers 6.3 The Metric System 6.4 Converting between the U. S. System and the Metric System 6.5 Time and Temperature 10-minute Chapter Numerical Facts of Life Chapter Review Exercises Assessment Test 7. Geometry 7.1 Lines and Angles 7.2 Plane and Solid Geometric Figures 7.3 Perimeter and Circumference 7.4 Area 7.5 Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem 7.6 Volume 10-minute Chapter Numerical Facts of Life Chapter Review Exercises Assessment Test 8. Statistics and Data Presentation 8.1 Data Presentation - Tables and Graphs 8.2 Mean, Median, Mode, and Range 10-minute Chapter Numerical Facts of Life Chapter Review Exercises Assessment Test 9. Signed Numbers 9.1 Introduction to Signed Numbers 9.2 Adding Signed Numbers 9.3 Subtracting Signed Numbers 9.4 Multiplying and Dividing Signed Numbers 9.5 Signed Numbers and Order of Operations 10-minute Chapter Numerical Facts of Life Chapter Review Exercises Assessment Test 10. Introduction to Algebra 10.1 Algebraic Expressions 10.2 Solving an Equation Using the Addition Property of Equality 10.3 Solving an Equation Using the Multiplication Property of Equality 10.4 Solving an Equation Using the Addition and Multiplication Properties 10.5 Solving Application Problems 10-minute Chapter Numerical Facts of Life Chapter Review Exercises Assessment Test Glossary Appendix A: Try-It Exercise Solutions Appendix B: Answers to Selected Exercises Appendix C: Math Study Skills Appendix D: Table of Squares and Square Roots Index

Product Details

• publication date: 05/11/2010
• ISBN13: 9780321691828
• Format: Paperback
• Number Of Pages: 864
• ID: 9780321691828
• weight: 1597
• ISBN10: 0321691822
• edition: 2nd Revised edition

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