Foundations For College Mathematics 12 Student Edition by Wayne ErdmanFoundations For College Mathematics 12 Student Edition by Wayne Erdman

Foundations For College Mathematics 12 Student Edition

byWayne Erdman, Steve Etienne, Roland Meisel

Hardcover | July 28, 2009

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A resource written specifically for the College, Foundations for College Mathematics (MAP4C) course.

Title:Foundations For College Mathematics 12 Student EditionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:10.1 × 8.2 × 1.1 inPublished:July 28, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0070725144

ISBN - 13:9780070725140

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Table of Contents

A Tour of Your Textbook
 
Chapter 1 Measurement and Geometry
Prerequisite Skills
1.1 Area
     Use Technology
     Unit Conversions Using the TI-Nspire™ CAS Graphing Calculator
1.2 Volume
1.3 Surface Area
1.4 Optimize Perimeter and Area
1.5 Investigate Optimum Volume and Surface Area
1.6 Analyse Optimum Volume and Surface Area
Chapter 1 Review
Chapter 1 Practice Test
Task: Cost of Building Portable Classrooms
 
Chapter 2 Trigonometry
Prerequisite Skills
2.1 Trigonometric Ratios With Acute Angles
2.2 Trigonometric Ratios With Obtuse Angles
2.3 Sine Law
2.4 Cosine Law
     Use Technology
     Use a TI-Nspire™ CAS Graphing Calculator to Apply the Sine and Cosine Laws
     Use Technology
     Use the TI-84 Plus Graphing Calculator to Apply the Sine and Cosine Laws
2.5 Applications of Trigonometry
Chapter 2 Review
Chapter 2 Practice Test
Chapters 1 and 2 Review
Task: Trigonometry and Careers
College Preparation Test
 
Chapter 3 Two-Variable Statistics
Prerequisite Skills
3.1 Two-Variable Data Sets
3.2 Effective Surveys
3.3 Collect and Organize Data
3.4 The Line of Best Fit
     Use Technology
     Regression Analysis Using a TI-Nspire™ CAS Graphing Calculator
3.5 Analysis and Conclusions
Chapter 3 Review
Chapter 3 Practice Test
Task: Fast as a Lightning Bolt
 
Chapter 4 Apply Data Management
Prerequisite Skills
4.1 Statistical Measures
     Use Technology
     Calculate the Weighted Mean Using a TI-Nspire™ CAS Graphing Calculator
4.2 Statistical Indices
4.3 Interpret Statistics in the Media
4.4 Statistical Bias
4.5 Critical Analysis
Chapter 4 Review
Chapter 4 Practice Test
Chapters 3 and 4 Review
Task: Careers in Data Management
College Preparation Test
 
Chapter 5 Graphical Models
Prerequisite Skills
5.1 Linear Models
5.2 Quadratic Models
5.3 Exponential Models
     Use Technology
     Perform Exponential Regression Using a TI-Nspire™ CAS Graphing Calculator
     Use Technology
     Generate Multiple Models With a Spreadsheet
5.4 Analyse Graphical Models
5.5 Select a Mathematical Model
Chapter 5 Review
Chapter 5 Practice Test
Task: Real Life Regressions
 
Chapter 6 Algebraic Models
Prerequisite Skills
6.1 Exponent Laws
6.2 Rational Exponents
6.3 Represent Exponential Expressions
6.4 Tools and Strategies to Solve Equations Involving Exponents
     Use Technology
     Solve for a Variable Exponent Using a TI-Nspire™ CAS Graphing Calculator
6.5 Construct and Apply Exponential Models
Chapter 6 Review
Chapter 6 Practice Test
Chapters 5 and 6 Review
Task: Careers in Mathematical Modelling
College Preparation Test
 
Chapter 7 Annuities and Mortgages
Prerequisite Skills
7.1 Annuities
     Use Technology
     Solve for the Present Value of an Annuity Using a TI-Nspire™ CAS Graphing Calculator
7.2 The Conditions of an Annuity
7.3 Mortgages and Amortization
7.4 The Conditions of a Mortgage
Chapter 7 Review
Chapter 7 Practice Test
Task: Registered Education Savings Plan
 
Chapter 8 Budgeting
Prerequisite Skills
8.1 Savings Plans
8.2 The Cost of Renting a Home
8.3 The Cost of Owning a Home
8.4 Living Expenses
8.5 Case Studies
Chapter 8 Review
Chapter 8 Practice Test
Chapters 7 and 8 Review
Task: Careers Requiring Budgeting Skills
College Preparation Test
Chapters 1 to 8 Review
 
Technology Appendix
Answers
Glossary
Index
Credits