Applied Basic Mathematics (2nd edition)

Applied Basic Mathematics (2nd 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. 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 Numbers1.1 Understanding the Basics of Whole Numbers1.2 Adding Whole Numbers1.3 Subtracting Whole Numbers1.4 Multiplying Whole Numbers1.5 Dividing Whole Numbers1.6 Evaluating Exponential Expressions and Applying Order of Operations1.7 Solving Application Problems10-minute ChapterNumerical Facts of LifeChapter Review ExercisesAssessment Test 2. Fractions2.1 Factors, Prime Factorizations, and Least Common Multiples2.2 Introduction to Fractions and Mixed Numbers2.3 Equivalent Fractions2.4 Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers2.5 Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers2.6 Adding Fractions and Mixed Numbers2.7 Subtracting Fractions and Mixed Numbers10-minute ChapterNumerical Facts of LifeChapter Review ExercisesAssessment Test 3. Decimals3.1 Understanding Decimals3.2 Adding and Subtracting Decimals3.3 Multiplying Decimals3.4 Dividing Decimals3.5 Working with Fractions and Decimals10-minute ChapterNumerical Facts of LifeChapter Review ExercisesAssessment Test 4. Ratio and Proportion4.1 Understanding Ratios4.2 Working with Rates and Units4.3 Understanding and Solving Proportions10-minute ChapterNumerical Facts of LifeChapter Review ExercisesAssessment Test 5. Percents5.1 Introduction to Percents5.2 Solve Percent Problems Using Equations5.3 Solve Percent Problems Using Proportions5.4 Solve Percent Application Problems10-minute ChapterNumerical Facts of LifeChapter Review ExercisesAssessment Test 6. Measurement6.1 The U. S. Customary System6.2 Denominate Numbers6.3 The Metric System6.4 Converting between the U. S. System and the Metric System6.5 Time and Temperature10-minute ChapterNumerical Facts of LifeChapter Review ExercisesAssessment Test 7. Geometry7.1 Lines and Angles7.2 Plane and Solid Geometric Figures7.3 Perimeter and Circumference7.4 Area7.5 Square Roots and the Pythagorean Theorem7.6 Volume10-minute ChapterNumerical Facts of LifeChapter Review ExercisesAssessment Test 8. Statistics and Data Presentation8.1 Data Presentation - Tables and Graphs8.2 Mean, Median, Mode, and Range10-minute ChapterNumerical Facts of LifeChapter Review ExercisesAssessment Test 9. Signed Numbers9.1 Introduction to Signed Numbers9.2 Adding Signed Numbers9.3 Subtracting Signed Numbers9.4 Multiplying and Dividing Signed Numbers9.5 Signed Numbers and Order of Operations10-minute ChapterNumerical Facts of LifeChapter Review ExercisesAssessment Test 10. Introduction to Algebra10.1 Algebraic Expressions10.2 Solving an Equation Using the Addition Property of Equality10.3 Solving an Equation Using the Multiplication Property of Equality10.4 Solving an Equation Using the Addition and Multiplication Properties10.5 Solving Application Problems10-minute ChapterNumerical Facts of LifeChapter Review Exercises Assessment TestGlossaryAppendix A: Try-It Exercise SolutionsAppendix B: Answers to Selected ExercisesAppendix C: Math Study SkillsAppendix D: Table of Squares and Square RootsIndex

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780321691828
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 864
  • ID: 9780321691828
  • weight: 1576
  • ISBN10: 0321691822
  • edition: 2nd edition

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