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# McGraw-Hill Ryerson Mathematics 7: Making Connections: Making Connections

## byWayne Erdman, Dan Gilfoy, Stacey Lax

### Hardcover | April 29, 2004

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A program developed to help intermediate students and teachers experience success with mathematics. This program has been developed on a foundation of research on how intermediate students learn mathematics and the challenges facing teachers of these grades.

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The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0070909504

ISBN - 13:9780070909502

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Table of Contents

**A Tour of Your Textbook Problem Solving**

**Get Ready for Grade 7**

1 Fractions, Metric Units, Estimation

2 Multiplying and Dividing Decimals, Estimation

3 Patterns With Natural Numbers, Fractions, and Decimals

**CHAPTER 1 Measurement and Number Sense **

Get Ready

1.1 Perimeters of Two-Dimensional Shapes

1.2 Area of a Parallelogram

1.3 Area of a Triangle

1.4 Apply the Order of Operations

1.5 Area of a Trapezoid

1.6 Draw Trapezoids

Use Technology*Construct and Manipulate a Trapezoid Using The Geometer’s Sketchpad®*

1.7 Composite Shapes

Review

Practice Test **CHAPTER 2 Two-Dimensional Geometry **

Get Ready

2.1 Classify Triangles

2.2 Classify Quadrilaterals

2.3 Congruent Figures

2.4 Congruent and Similar Figures

Use Technology*Identify Similar Triangles Using The Geometer’s Sketchpad®*

Review

Practice Test

Task: Create a Logo **CHAPTER 3 Fraction Operations **

Get Ready

3.1 Add Fractions Using Manipulatives

3.2 Subtract Fractions Using Manipulatives

3.3 Find Common Denominators

3.4 Add and Subtract Fractions Using a Common Denominator

3.5 More Fraction Problems

Review

Practice Test **CHAPTER 4 Probability and Number Sense **

Get Ready

4.1 Introducing Probability

4.2 Organize Outcomes

4.3 Use Outcomes to Predict Probabilities

4.4 Extension: Simulations

4.5 Apply Probability in Sports and Games

Review

Practice Test

Task: Develop a Fair Game

Chapters 1–4 Review **CHAPTER 5 Fractions, Decimals, and Percents **

Get Ready

5.1 Fractions and Decimals

5.2 Calculate Percents

5.3 Fractions, Decimals, and Percents

5.4 Apply Fractions, Decimals, and Percents

Review

Practice Test **CHAPTER 6 Patterning**

Get Ready

6.1 Investigate and Describe Patterns

6.2 Organize, Extend, and Make Predictions

6.3 Explore Patterns on a Grid or in a Table of Values

6.4 Express Simple Relationships

Review

Practice Test

Task: Fold Fractals **CHAPTER 7 Exponents **

Get Ready

7.1 Understand Exponents

7.2 Represent and Evaluate Square Roots

7.3 Understand the Use of Exponents

7.4 Fermi Problems

Review

Practice Test **CHAPTER 8 Three-Dimensional Geometry and Measurement **

Get Ready

8.1 Explore Three-Dimensional Figures

8.2 Sketch Front, Top, and Side Views

8.3 Draw and Construct Three-Dimensional Figures Using Nets

8.4 Surface Area of a Rectangular Prism

8.5 Volume of a Rectangular Prism

Review

Practice Test

Task: Design a Stage

Chapters 5–8 Review **CHAPTER 9 Data Management: Collection and Display **

Get Ready

9.1 Collect and Organize Data

9.2 Stem-and-Leaf Plots

9.3 Circle Graphs

9.4 Use Databases to Find Data

9.5 Use a Spreadsheet to Display Data

Review

Practice Test **CHAPTER 10 Data Management: Analysis and Evaluation **

Get Ready

10.1 Analyse Data and Make Inferences

10.2 Measures of Central Tendency

Use Technology*Find Measures of Central Tendency With a Spreadsheet *

10.3 Bias

10.4 Evaluate Arguments Based on Data

Review

Practice Test

Task: Plan a Television Schedule **CHAPTER 11 Integers**

Get Ready

11.1 Compare and Order Integers

11.2 Explore Integer Addition

11.3 Adding Integers

11.4 Explore Integer Subtraction

11.5 Extension: Subtracting Integers

11.6 Integers Using a Calculator

Review

Practice Test **CHAPTER 12 Patterning and Equations **

Get Ready

12.1 Variables and Expressions

12.2 Solve Equations by Inspection

12.3 Model Patterns With Equations

12.4 Solve Equations by Systematic Trial

12.5 Model With Equations

Review

Practice Test

Task: Magic Squares

Chapters 9–12 Review **CHAPTER 13 Geometry of Transformations **

Get Ready

13.1 Explore Transformations

13.2 Investigate Frieze Patterns With The Geometer’s Sketchpad®

13.3 Extension: Translations on a Coordinate Grid

13.4 Identify Tiling Patterns and Tessellations

Use Technology*Create Tiling Patterns Using The Geometer’s Sketchpad® *13.5 Construct Translational Tessellations

Use Technology

*Tessellate by Translation Using The Geometer’s Sketchpad®*

13.6 Construct Rotational Tessellations

Use Technology

*Tessellate by Rotation Using The Geometer’s Sketchpad®*

Review

Practice Test

**Answers**

**Glossary**

**Index**