McGraw-Hill Ryerson Mathematics 7: Making Connections: Making Connections by Wayne ErdmanMcGraw-Hill Ryerson Mathematics 7: Making Connections: Making Connections by Wayne Erdman

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.

Title:McGraw-Hill Ryerson Mathematics 7: Making Connections: Making ConnectionsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:10 × 8.2 × 1.2 inPublished:April 29, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0070909504

ISBN - 13:9780070909502


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
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®
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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®
Practice Test