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# Developmental Mathematics: Basic Mathematics And Algebra, A La Carte Edition

## byMargaret L. Lial, John Hornsby, Terry Mcginnis

### Loose Leaf | April 26, 2017

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Table of Contents

**Preface**

**CHAPTER 1 Whole Numbers 1**

**Study Skills **Your Brain ** Can **Learn Mathematics

**1.1 **Reading and Writing Whole Numbers

**Study Skills **Using Your Text

**1.2 **Adding Whole Numbers

**1.3 **Subtracting Whole Numbers

**1.4 **Multiplying Whole Numbers

**1.5 **Dividing Whole Numbers

**1.6 **Long Division

** Summary Exercises **

*Whole Numbers Computation*

**1.7 **Rounding Whole Numbers

**1.8 **Exponents, Roots, and Order of Operations

**Study Skills **Taking Lecture Notes

**1.9 **Reading Pictographs, Bar Graphs, and Line Graphs

**1.10 **Solving Application Problems

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**CHAPTER 2 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions**

**2.1 **Basics of Fractions

**Study Skills **Homework: How, Why, and When

**2.2 **Mixed Numbers

**2.3 **Factors

**2.4 **Writing a Fraction in Lowest Terms

**Study Skills **Using Study Cards

** Summary Exercises **

*Fraction Basics*

**2.5 **Multiplying Fractions

**2.6 **Applications of Multiplication

**2.7 **Dividing Fractions

**Study Skills **Using Study Cards Revisited

**2.8 **Multiplying and Dividing Mixed Numbers

**Study Skills **Reviewing a Chapter

**Study Skills **Tips for Taking Math Tests

**CHAPTER 3 Adding and Subtracting Fractions**

**3.1 **Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions

**Study Skills **Managing Your Time

**3.2 **Least Common Multiples

**3.3 **Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions

**3.4 **Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers

** Summary Exercises **

*Operations with Fractions*

**Study Skills **Making a Mind Map

**3.5 **Order Relations and the Order of Operations

**Study Skills **Preparing for Tests

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**CHAPTER 4 Decimals **

**4.1 **Reading and Writing Decimal Numbers

**4.2 **Rounding Decimal Numbers

**4.3 **Adding and Subtracting Decimal Numbers

**4.4 **Multiplying Decimal Numbers

** Summary Exercises **

*Adding, Subtracting, and Multiplying Decimal Numbers*

**4.5 **Dividing Decimal Numbers

**4.6 **Fractions and Decimals

**Study Skills **Analyzing Your Test Results

**CHAPTER 5 Ratio and Proportion **

**5.1 **Ratios

**5.2 **Rates

**5.3 **Proportions

**5.4 **Solving Proportions

** Summary Exercises **

*Ratios, Rates, and Proportions*

**5.5 **Solving Application Problems with Proportions

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**CHAPTER 6 Percent **

**6.1 **Basics of Percent

**6.2 **Percents and Fractions

**6.3 **Using the Percent Proportion and Identifying the Components in a Percent Problem

**6.4 **Using Proportions to Solve Percent Problems

**6.5 **Using the Percent Equation

** Summary Exercises **

*Using the Percent Proportion and Percent Equation*

**6.6 **Solving Application Problems with Percent

**6.7 **Simple Interest

**6.8 **Compound Interest

**Study Skills **Preparing for Your Final Exam

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**CHAPTER 7 Measurement **

**7.1 **Problem Solving with U.S. Measurement Units

**7.2 **The Metric System–Length

**7.3 **The Metric System–Capacity and Weight (Mass)

** Summary Exercises **

*U.S. and Metric Measurement Units*

**7.4 **Problem Solving with Metric Measurement

**7.5 **Metric–U.S. Measurement Conversions and Temperature

**CHAPTER 8 Geometry **

**8.1 **Basic Geometric Terms

**8.2 **Angles and Their Relationships

**8.3 **Rectangles and Squares

**8.4 **Parallelograms and Trapezoids

**8.5 **Triangles

**8.6 **Circles

** Summary Exercises **

*Perimeter, Circumference, and Area*

**8.7 **Volume

**8.8 **Pythagorean Theorem

**8.9 **Similar Triangles

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**CHAPTER 9 Basic Algebra **

**9.1 **Signed Numbers

**9.2 **Adding and Subtracting Signed Numbers

**9.3 **Multiplying and Dividing Signed Numbers

**9.4 **Order of Operations

** Summary Exercises **

*Operations with Signed Numbers*

**9.5 **Evaluating Expressions and Formulas

**9.6 **Solving Equations

**9.7 **Solving Equations with Several Steps

**9.8 **Using Equations to Solve Application Problems

**CHAPTER 10 Statistics**

**10.1 **Circle Graphs

**10.2 **Bar Graphs and Line Graphs

** Summary Exercises **

*Graphs*

**10.3 **Frequency Distributions and Histograms

**10.4 **Mean, Median, and Mode

**Appendix: Inductive and Deductive Reasoning**