Foundations For College Mathematics 12 Student Edition

Hardcover | July 28, 2009

byWayne Erdman, Steve Etienne, Roland Meisel

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

Format:HardcoverDimensions:10.1 × 8.2 × 1.1 inPublished:July 28, 2009Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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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