A Problem Solving Approach to Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers, 13th edition

  • Rick Billstein, 
  • Shlomo Libeskind, 
  • Johnny Lott, 
  • Barbara Boschmans

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A Problem Solving Approach to Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers prepares you as a future elementary math teacher for future classroom and career success.

Published by Pearson (July 15th 2020) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780136880141

Subject: Service Math

Category: Math for Teachers

Table of contents

1. An Introduction to Problem Solving
1-1 Mathematics and Problem Solving
1-2 Explorations with Patterns
Chapter 1 Review

2. Introduction to Logic and Sets
2-1 Reasoning and Logic: An Introduction
2-2 Describing Sets
2-3 Other Set Operations
Chapter 2 Review

3. Numeration Systems and Whole Number Operations
3-1 Numeration Systems
3-2 Addition of Whole Numbers
3-3 Subtraction of Whole Numbers
3-4 Multiplication of Whole Numbers
3-5 Division of Whole Numbers
Chapter 3 Review

4. Number Theory
4-1 Divisibility
4-2 Prime and Composite Numbers
4-3 Greatest Common Divisor and Least Common Multiple
* Module A: Clock and Modular Arithmetic-online
Chapter 4 Review

5. Integers
5-1 Addition and Subtraction of Integers
5-2 Multiplication and Division of Integers
Chapter 5 Review

6. Rational Numbers and Proportional Reasoning
6-1 The Set of Rational Numbers
6-2 Addition, Subtraction, and Estimation with Rational Numbers
6-3 Multiplication, Division, and Estimation with Rational Numbers
6-4 Proportional Reasoning
Chapter 6 Review

7. Decimals, Percents, and Real Numbers
7-1 Terminating Decimals
7-2 Operations on Decimals
7-3 Repeating Decimals
7-4 Percents
7-5 Real Numbers
Chapter 7 Review

8. Algebraic Thinking
8-1 Variables
8-2 Equals Relation and Equations
8-3 Functions
8-4 Equations in a Cartesian Coordinate System
* Module B: Using Real Numbers in Equations-online
Chapter 8 Review

9. Probability
9-1 Determining Probabilities
9-2 Multistage Experiments and Modeling Games
9-3 Simulations and Applications in Probability
9-4 Permutations and Combinations in Probability
Chapter 9 Review

10. Data Analysis/Statistics: An Introduction
10-1 Designing Experiments/Collecting Data
10-2 Displaying Data: Part I
10-3 Displaying Data: Part II
10-4 Measures of Central Tendency and Variation
Chapter 10 Review

11. Introductory Geometry
11-1 Basic Notions
11-2 Curves, Polygons, and Symmetry
11-3 More About Angles
11-4 Geometry in Three Dimensions
* Module C: Networks-online
Chapter 11 Review

12. Congruence and Similarity with Constructions
12-1 Congruence Through Constructions
12-2 Additional Congruence Theorems
12-3 Additional Constructions
12-4 Similar Triangles and Other Similar Figures
* Module D: Trigonometry Ratios via Similarity-online
Chapter 12 Review

13. Area, Pythagorean Theorem, and Volume
13-1 Linear Measure
13-2 Areas of Polygons and Circles
13-3 The Pythagorean Theorem, Distance Formula, and Equation of a Circle
13-4 Surface Areas
13-5 Volume, Mass, and Temperature
Chapter 13 Review 890
Technology Modules
* Module E: Spreadsheets-online
* Module F: Graphing Calculators-online
* Module H: GeoGebra-online

14. Transformations
14-1 Translations, Rotations, and Tessellations
14-2 Reflections and Glide Reflections
14-3 Dilations 935
Chapter 14 Review

Answers to Problems
Additional Instructor Answers (Annotated Instructor's Edition only)

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