Prealgebra & Introductory Algebra

Paperback | January 11, 2012

byJulie Miller, Molly O'Neill, Nancy Hyde

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Get Better Results with high quality digital content and an easy to use platform!NEW! For the first time, the Miller/O'Neill/Hyde author team now offers a combined Prealgebra and Introductory Algebra text for those seeking to combine those topics into one volume! In addition, this text has aligned with a new online homework platform – ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:10.8 × 8.5 × 1.4 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Whole Numbers

1.1 Study Tips

1.2 Introduction to Whole Numbers

1.3 Addition and Subtraction of Whole Numbers and Perimeter

1.4 Rounding and Estimating

1.5 Multiplication of Whole Numbers and Area

1.6 Division of Whole Numbers

1.7 Exponents, Algebraic Expressions, and the Order of Operations

1.8 Mixed Applications and Computing Mean

Chapter 2: Integers and Algebraic Expressions

2.1 Integers, Absolute Value, and Opposite

2.2Addition of Integers

2.3Subtraction of Integers

2.4Multiplication and Division of Integers

2.5Order of Operations and Algebraic Expressions

Chapter 3: Solving Equations

3.1Simplifying Expressions and Combining Like Terms

3.2Addition and Subtraction Properties of Equality

3.3Multiplication and Division Properties of Equality

3.4Solving Equations with Multiple Steps

3.5Applications and Problem Solving

Chapter 4: Fractions and Mixed Numbers

4.1Introduction to Fractions and Mixed Numbers

4.2Simplifying Fractions

4.3Multiplication and Division of Fractions

4.4Least Common Multiple and Equivalent Fractions

4.5Addition and Subtraction of Fractions

4.6Estimation and Operations on Mixed Numbers

4.7Order of Operations and Complex Fractions

4.8Solving Equations Containing Fractions

Chapter 5:Decimals

5.1Decimal Notation and Rounding

5.2Addition and Subtraction of Decimals

5.3Multiplication of Decimals and Applications with Circles

5.4Division of Decimals

5.5Fractions, Decimals, and the Order of Operations

5.6Solving Equations Containing Decimals

Chapter 6:Ratio, Proportion, and Percent

6.1Ratios

6.2Rates

6.3Proportions and Applications of Proportions

6.4Percents, Fractions, and Decimals

6.5Peent Proportions and Applications

6.6Percent Equations and Applications

6.7Applications of Sales Tax, Commission, Discount, Markup, and Percent Increase and Decrease

6.8Simple and Compound Interest

Chapter 7:Measurement and Geometry

7.1U.S. Customary Units of Measurement

7.2Metric Units of Measurement

7.3Converting Between U.S. Customary and Metric Units

7.4Medical Applications Involving Measurement

7.5Lines and Angles

7.6Triangles, the Pythagorean Theorem, and Similar Triangles

7.7Perimeter, Circumference, and Area

7.8Volume and Surface Area

Chapter 8:Introduction to Statistics

8.1Tables, Bar Graphs, Pictographs, and Line Graphs

8.2Frequency Distributions and Histograms

8.3Circle Graphs

8.4Mean, Median, and Mode

Chapter 9:Equations and Inequalities

9.1Sets of Numbers and the Real Number Line

9.2Solving Linear Equations

9.3Linear Equations: Clearing Fractions and Decimals

9.4Applications of Linear Equations and Problem Solving

9.5Applications Involving Percents

9.6Literal Equations and Applications of Geometry

9.7Linear Inequalities

Chapter 10: Graphing Linear Equations in Two Variables

10.1 Rectangular Coordinate System

10.2 Linear Equations in Two Variables

10.3 Slope of a Line and Rate of Change

10.4 Slope-Intercept Form of a Line

10.5 Point-Slope Formula

10.6 Applications of Linear Equations

Chapter 11: Systems of Linear Equations in Two Variables

11.1 Solving Systems of Equations by the

Graphing Method

11.2 Solving Systems of Equations by the Substitution Method

11.3 Solving Systems of Equations by the Addition Method

11.4 Applications of Linear Equations in Two Variables

11.5 Linear Inequalities and Systems of Inequalities in Two Variables

Chapter 12: Polynomials and Properties of Exponents

12.1 Exponents: Multiplying and Dividing Common Bases

12.2 More Properties of Exponents

12.3 Definitions of b^0 and b^-n

12.4 Scientific Notation

12.5 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials

12.6 Multiplication of Polynomials

12.7 Division of Polynomials

Chapter 13: Factoring Polynomials

13.1 Greatest Common Factor and Factoring by Grouping

13.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Form x^2 + bx + c

13.3 Factoring Trinomials: Trial-and-Error Method

13.4 Factoring Trinomials: AC-Method

13.5 Difference of Squares and Perfect SquareTrinomialss

13.6 Solving Equations Using the Zero Product Rule

13.7 Applications of Quadratic Equations

Chapter 14: Rational Expressions

14.1 Introduction to Rational Expressions

14.2 Multiplication and Division of Rational Expressions

14.3 Least Common Denominator

14.4 Addition and Subtraction of Rational Expressions

14.5 Complex Fractions

14.6 Rational Equations

14.7 Applications of Rational Equations and Proportions

Chapter 15: Radicals

15.1 Introduction to Roots and Radicals

15.2 Simplifying Radicals

15.3 Addition and Subtraction of Radicals

15.4 Multiplication of Radicals

15.5 Division of Radicals and Rationalization

15.6 Radical Equations

Chapter 16: More Quadratic Equations and Functions

16.1 The Square Root Property

16.2 Completing the Square

16.3 Quadratic Formula

16.4 Graphing Quadratic Equations

16.5 Introduction to Functions

Appendix

A.1Sum and Difference of Cubes

A.2Introduction to Probability

A.3Variation