Developmental Mathematics: College Mathematics and Introductory Algebra, 10th edition

  • Marvin L. Bittinger, 
  • Judith A. Beecher

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Math hasn't changed, but students and the way they learn have. In Developmental Mathematics: College Mathematics and Introductory Algebra, the Bittinger team of trusted author-educators brings their extensive experience to developmental math courses, paired with thoughtful integration of technology and content. Part of the  Bittinger Worktext Series, this revision  enables students to get the most out of their course through an updated learning path, new review resources, and engaging new exercises that offer the support they need when they need it. The 10th Edition features skill review in nearly every section of the text; chapter opener applications with graphics that use current data and applications to present the math in context; Check Your Understanding with Reading Check and Concept Check exercises; and much more.

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

ISBN-13: 9780136880448

Subject: Developmental Math

Category: Basic Math/Prealgebra & Beginning Algebra Combined


1: Whole Numbers
1.1 Standard Notation; Order
1.2 Addition and Subtraction
1.3 Multiplication and Division; Rounding and Estimating
1.4 Solving Equations
1.5 Applications and Problem Solving
Translating for Success
1.6 Exponential Notation and Order of Operation
1.7 Factorizations
1.8 Divisibility
1.9 Least Common Multiples
Summary and Review

2: Fraction Notation
2.1 Fraction Notation and Simplifying
2.2 Multiplication and Division
2.3 Addition and Subtraction; Order
2.4 Mixed Numerals
2.5 Applications and Problem Solving
Translating for Success
2.6 Order of Operations and Estimation
Summary and Review

3: Decimal Notation
3.1 Decimal Notation, Order, and Rounding
3.2 Addition and Subtraction
3.3 Multiplication
3.4 Division
3.5 Converting from Fraction Notation to Decimal Notation
3.6 Estimating
3.7 Applications and Problem Solving
Translating for Success
Summary and Review

4: Percent Notation
4.1 Ratio and Proportion
4.2 Percent Notation
4.3 Percent Notation and Fraction Notation
4.4 Solving Percent Problems Using Percent Equations
4.5 Solving Percent Problems Using Proportions
4.6 Applications of Percent
Translating for Success
4.7 Sales Tax Commission, and Discount
4.8 Simple Interest and Compound Interest; Credit Cards
Summary and Review

5: Data, Graphs, and Statistics
5.1 Interpreting Data from Tables and Graphs
5.2 Interpreting and Drawing Bar Graphs and Line Graphs
5.3 Descriptive Statistics
5.4 Frequency Distributions and Histograms
5.5 Probability
Translating for Success
Summary and Review

6: Geometry
6.1 Basic Geometric Figures
6.2 Perimeter
6.3 Area
6.4 Circles
6.5 Volume and Surface Area
6.6 Relationships Between Angle Measures
6.7 Congruent Triangles and Properties of Parallelograms
6.8 Similar Triangles
Translating for Success
Summary and Review

7: Introduction to Real Numbers and Algebraic Expressions
7.1 Introduction to Algebra
7.2 The Real Numbers
7.3 Addition of Real Numbers
7.4 Subtraction of Real Numbers
7.5 Multiplication of Real Numbers
7.6 Division of Real Numbers
7.7 Properties of Real Numbers
7.8 Simplifying Expressions; Order of Operations
Summary and Review

8: Solving Equations and Inequalities
8.1 Solving Equations: The Addition Principle
8.2 Solving Equations: The Multiplication Principles
8.3 Using the Principles Together
8.4 Formulas
8.5 Applications of Percent
8.6 Applications and Problem Solving
Translating for Success
8.7 Solving Inequalities
8.8 Applications and Problem Solving with Inequalities
Summary and Review

9: Graphs of Linear Equations
9.1 Graphs and Applications of Linear Equations
9.2 More with Graphing and Intercepts
Visualizing for Success
9.3 Slope and Applications
9.4 Equations of Lines
9.5 Graphing Using the Slope and the y-Intercept
9.6 Parallel Lines and Perpendicular Lines
9.7 Graphing Inequalities in Two Variables
Visualizing for Success
Summary and Review

10: Polynomials: Operations
10.1 Integers as Exponents
10.2 Exponents and Scientific Notation
10.3 Introduction to Polynomials
10.4 Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials
10.5 Multiplication of Polynomials
10.6 Special Products
Visualizing for Success
10.7 Operations with Polynomials in Several Variables
10.8 Division of Polynomials
Summary and Review

11: Polynomials: Factoring
11.1 Introduction to Factoring
11.2 Factoring Trinomials of the Type x2 + bx + c
11.3 Factoring ax2 + bx + c, a ≠ 1: The Foil Method
11.4 Factoring ax2 + bx + c, a ≠ 1: The ac-Method
11.5 Factoring Trinomial Squares and Differences of Squares
11.6 Factoring: A General Strategy
11.7 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
11.8 Applications of Quadratic Equations
Translating for Success
Summary and Review

12: Rational Expressions and Equations
12.1 Multiplying and Simplifying Rational Expressions
12.2 Division and Reciprocals
1.3 Least Common Multiples and Denominators
12.4 Adding Rational Expressions
12.5 Subtracting Rational Expressions
12.6 Complex Rational Expressions
12.7 Solving Rational Equations
12.8 Applications Using Rational Equations and Proportions
Translating for Success
12.9 Direct Variation and Inverse Variation
Summary and Review

13: Systems of Equations
13.1 Systems of Equations in Two Variables
13.2 The Substitution Method
13.3 The Elimination Method
13.4 Applications and Problem Solving
13.5 Applications with Motion
Translating for Success
Summary and Review

14: Radical Expressions and Equations
14.1 Introduction to Radical Expressions
14.2 Multiplying and Simplifying with Radical Expressions
14.3 Quotients Involving Radical Expressions
14.4 Addition, Subtraction, and More Multiplication
14.5 Radical Equations
14.6 Applications with Right Triangles
Translating for Success
Summary and Review

15: Quadratic Equations
15.1 Introduction to Quadratic Equations
15.2 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square
15.3 The Quadratic Formula
15.4 Formulas
15.5 Applications and Problem Solving
Translating for Success
15.6 Graphs of Quadratic Equations
Visualizing for Success
15.7 Functions
Summary and Review

A Linear Measures: American Units and Metric Units
B Weight and Mass; Medical Applications
C Capacity; Medical Applications
D Time and Temperature
E Sers
F Factoring Sums or Differences of Cubes
G Finding Equations of Lines: Point-Slope Equations
H Equations Involving Absolute Value
I The Distance Formula and Midpoints
J Higher Roots; Rational Numbers as Exponents
K Inequalities and Interval Notation
L Nonlinear Inequalities
M Systems of Linear Inequalities
N The Complex Numbers
Guided Solutions
Photo Credits

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