# Prealgebra

ISBN
9781337615808

Edition
6

Publication Date
14 May 2018

Publisher
Cengage

Author(s)
Tussy/Gustafson

Overview

1. WHOLE NUMBERS. An Introduction to the Whole Numbers. Adding and Subtracting Whole Numbers. Multiplying Whole Numbers. Dividing Whole Numbers. Prime Factors and Exponents. The Least Common Multiple and the Greatest Common Factor. Order of Operations. Solving Equations Using Addition and Subtraction. Solving Equations Using Multiplication and Division. Chapter Summary and Review. Chapter Test. 2. THE INTEGERS. An Introduction to the Integers. Adding Integers. Subtracting Integers. Multiplying Integers. Dividing Integers. Order of Operations and Estimation. Solving Equations That Involve Integers. Chapter Summary and Review. Chapter Test. Cumulative Review. 3. THE LANGUAGE OF ALGEBRA. Algebraic Expressions. Evaluating Algebraic Expressions and Formulas. Simplifying Algebraic Expressions and the Distributive Property. Combining Like Terms. Simplifying Expressions to Solve Equations. Using Equations to Solve Application Problems. Chapter Summary and Review. Chapter Test. Cumulative Review. 4. FRACTIONS AND MIXED NUMBERS. An Introduction to Fractions. Multiplying Fractions. Dividing Fractions. Adding and Subtracting Fractions. Multiplying and Dividing Mixed Numbers. Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers. Order of Operations and Complex Fractions. Solving Equations That Involve Fractions. Chapter Summary and Review. Chapter Test. Cumulative Review. 5. DECIMALS. An Introduction to Decimals. Adding and Subtracting Decimals. Multiplying Decimals. Dividing Decimals. Fractions and Decimals. Square Roots. Solving Equations That Involve Decimals. Chapter Summary and Review. Chapter Test. Cumulative Review. 6. RATIO, PROPORTION, AND MEASUREMENT. Ratios and Rates. Proportions. American Units of Measurement. Metric Units of Measurement; Medical Applications. Converting between American and Metric Units. Chapter Summary and Review. Chapter Test. Cumulative Review. 7. PERCENT. Percents, Decimals, and Fractions. Solving Percent Problems Using Percent Equations and Proportions. Applications of Percent. Estimation with Percent. Interest. Chapter Summary and Review. Chapter Test. Cumulative Review. 8. GRAPHS AND STATISTICS. Reading Graphs and Tables. Mean, Median, and Mode. Probability. Equations in Two Variables: The Rectangular Coordinate System. Graphing Linear Equations. Chapter Summary and Review. Chapter Test. Cumulative Review. 9. AN INTRODUCTION TO GEOMETRY. Basic Geometric Figures; Angles. Parallel and Perpendicular Lines. Polygons and Triangles. The Pythagorean Theorem. Congruent Triangles and Similar Triangles. Quadrilaterals and Other Polygons. Perimeters and Areas of Polygons. Circles. Volume. Chapter Summary and Review. Chapter Test. Cumulative Review. 10. EXPONENTS AND POLYNOMIALS. Multiplication Rules for Exponents. Introduction to Polynomials. Adding and Subtracting Polynomials. Multiplying Polynomials. Chapter Summary and Review. Chapter Test. Cumulative Review. Appendix 1 Roots and Powers. Appendix 2 Answers to Selected Exercises. Leaves warehouse in 10 - 14 business days

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